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  • Memorable quotes from first week of Wimbledon

    LONDON (Reuters) - Following is a list of memorable quotes from the first week of Wimbledon: Latvia's Ernests Gulbis mishearing a question regarding John McEnroe's comments about umpires: "Get rid of vampires? My God. Umpires? I thought something else....
  • Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup

    Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup
    Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match. Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...
  • Berdych falls in late-night thriller

    LONDON (Reuters) - It was so late and so dark at Wimbledon that even Hawkeye went to sleep. It was just too bad a grumpy Tomas Berdych could not find a way to escape the nightmare scenario as he slumped to a 7-6(5) 6-4 7-6(6) third round defeat by Marin...
  • 'Bachelorette,' 'MasterChef' outscore World Cup

    'Bachelorette,' 'MasterChef' outscore World Cup
    UPDATED: The World Cup has been drawing Orlando audiences to rival those in prime time. But Monday, prime time offered bigger shows in the Central Florida market. "The Bachelorette" on ABC attracted 114,674 viewers, topping prime time. Fox's...
  • Mexico, Brazil advance following World Cup victories

    Mexico, Brazil advance following World Cup victories
    Three cheers for Western Hemisphere teams at the World Cup, one for each that has gained admission to the knockout phase. So far, the West has proved itself best. Brazil, Mexico and Chile moved forward Monday along with a geographical outlier, the...
  • Mike Sielski: Is Croatian star worth the wait?

    PHILADELPHIA It's coming up on three years since Paul Hewitt stepped into a gym in Riga, Latvia, and glimpsed the player who perhaps best embodies the 76ers' still-distant future. On July 6, 2011, Hewitt was coaching the United States' team in the FIBA...
  • Mexico fans band together after World Cup loss

    Mexico fans band together after World Cup loss
    Whatever the outcome, Huntington Park police were ready. They closed a three-block stretch of Pacific Boulevard. They put extra patrols on the street, including officers on horseback. Emergency response teams throughout the county were placed on alert....
  • 2014 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Embiid injury shakes up race for No. 1

    The Sports Xchange By Tyler Jamieson, The Sports Xchange 2014 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Embiid injury shakes up race for No. 1 The news of Joel Embiid's foot surgery scheduled for Friday sent a shockwave through the top portion of the 2014 NBA Draft. With...
  • Day 7 of World Cup: What are players and coaches talking about?

    Day 7 of World Cup: What are players and coaches talking about?
    For an update on teams back in action on Day 7 of the World Cup, let's hear from some of the principals. No writer could say it any better.  "If my boys are happy, then I am happy." --Netherlands Coach Louis van Gaal, explaining why he intended to...
  • Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'

    Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'
    California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.” The two bottles are, of...
  • World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown

    World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown
    The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday. While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
  • Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout

    Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout
    An elimination Wednesday at the World Cup concluded with Croatia's 4-0 beat-down of Cameroon, which began the match minus its most acclaimed player and ended it without perhaps the next one. Cameroon can commiserate with Spain and Australia. All fell to...