| Apr 7, 2010
| 11:44 AM
NEW YORK -- Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been diagnosed with breast cancer but she says her prognosis is excellent.
Navratilova, 53, told Good Morning America that she has a non-invasive form of the disease called ductal carcinoma in situ, or...
| May 29, 2010
Mother of tennis champion Tracy Austin
Jeanne Austin, 84, the matriarch of a tennis playing family that produced four professional players, including two-time U.S. Open champion Tracy Austin, died Tuesday of heart failure at Torrance...
| Jul 3, 2010
| 9:18 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Serena Williams swept Vera Zvonareva in straight sets Saturday to win her fourth Wimbledon title and 13th Grand Slam championship, extending the Williams family dominance at the All England Club.
The top-ranked and defending...
| Jan 30, 2010
| 12:49 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Serena Williams won her second straight Australian Open championship, ending Justine Henin's hopes of a Grand Slam title in her return from retirement with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 victory Saturday.
Williams withstood a determined...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 2:10 PM
It has not been a great six months for Jerry Kleiner and KDK restaurants.
First he closed Marche, which in its heyday was a top spot for viewing celebrities (I nearly collided with Martina Navratilova there one night). Then chef Jackie Shen departed from...
| Dec 26, 2010
2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 11:29 AM
In the final home basketball weekend of 2010, Northern State will host special activities tonight and Saturday at Wachs Arena in Aberdeen.
All active and veteran military personnel with IDs will be admitted free to Friday's games against Bemidji State....
| Jun 24, 2011
Wimbledon is known for being the most elite tennis tournament of the year but the ladies on the court are being far from proper with all of their grunts and moans.
And they're loud! Belarusian tennis champ, Victoria Azarenka, hit 95 decibels recently....
| Jun 26, 2011
| 1:05 AM
1986 - Steve Carlton, the only pitcher ever to win four Cy Young awards, was given his unconditional release from the Philadelphia Phillies after struggling with a shoulder injury and control problems.
1991 - Martina Navratilova survived a...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 2:10 PM
WIMBLEDON, England (CNN) -- Petra Kvitova stunned Maria Sharapova in straight sets 6-3 6-4 to claim the Wimbledon women's singles title Saturday.
The 21-year-old Czech had gone into the final as the underdog against three-time grand slam champion...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Cycling-Tour de France, Stage 3, 7 a.m. (VERSUS)
Major League Baseball-Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals, Noon (WGN); Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins, 1 p.m. (FXSP)
MLS Soccer-New England at Real Salt Lake, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2);...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:05 AM
1986 - Martina Navratilova defeated Hana Mandikova 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 for her fifth straight Wimbledon singles tennis tournament championship.
1991 - Pitcher Fernando Valenzuela, hit hard in two starts with California and sidelined by a heart problem, was...