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Jimmy Connors won't go quietly

Updated: May 13, 2013, 5:23 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- He was tennis's most scatalogical champ and King of the Five-Set Comeback. He's known for boasting he was loved for it all because "I spilled my blood and guts out there." And there's no disputing that. The real tension in the question "Who is Jimmy Connors?" -- the first vulgarian to crash tennis's gates back in the 1970s, or just another compulsively driven sports great who believed all's fair in competition? -- should be settled with the publication of his autobiography, at long ...

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