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Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova (June 7, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player and model.
Anna Kournikova (June 7, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player and model. « Show less

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  • London Olympics a cry-fest for the ages

    London Olympics a cry-fest for the ages
    You know how they say there's no crying in baseball? Apparently they haven't gotten that  message at the London Olympics. Have you ever seen so much blubbering in your life? These athletes cry tears of joy when they win. They cry tears of sorrow when...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • 'The Short Game' Filmmakers Dealt with Temper Tantrums, Stolen Cameras

    Movies about golf have been done before, and movies about children have also had their turn. But the two of them combined? The makers of "The Short Game" took on that challenge in their documentary, the first to be exclusively available through Netflix....
  • Knowing opponent's range, betting patterns is critical to playing ace-king

    Ace-king. This ever-enticing Texas hold 'em starting hand has many nicknames, my favorite being "Anna Kournikova." The comparison with the attractive former tennis player seems apt, since it's been said of both the hand and Kournikova, "Looks good,...
  • Gussy Moran dies at 89; tennis player caused Wimbledon uproar with short skirt

    Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
  • Everyone's talking about the Jones girl

    Everyone's talking about the Jones girl
    I have to hand it to Lolo Jones, her marketing agent, Brandon Swibel, and the edgy promotional gurus at Red Bull. I can't think of another athlete with such a slim competitive resume becoming such a pre-Olympic star and attracting such an impressive...
  • Interview: Jingle Bash headliner Enrique Iglesias bashes himself (just a little)

    Interview: Jingle Bash headliner Enrique Iglesias bashes himself (just a little)
    Someone must have told Enrique Iglesias he rambles on too much, because the Spanish pop star seemed self-conscious about his longer responses during our phone conversation in late November. Well, that or he was just being self-deprecating — as he&...
  • Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual

    Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual
    A bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...
  • Yes, Anna Kournikova can relate

    Yes, Anna Kournikova can relate
    What does Anna Kournikova know about losing weight? Some saw her as a curious choice to help replace outgoing trainer Jillian Michaels when Season 12 of "The Biggest Loser" returned to Tuesdays on NBC. But the 30-year-old says she has plenty in common...
  • Bob Harper soldiers on with 'The Biggest Loser'

    Bob Harper soldiers on with 'The Biggest Loser'
    It's Saturday morning and Bob Harper is sidling up to a stationary bike at Crunch gym on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. He's been teaching this cardio cycling class for years — long before becoming a trainer on NBC's "The Biggest Loser." In fact,...
  • 'The Biggest Loser' recap: Be careful what you wish for

     
    No two individuals have ever been more deserving of falling below the yellow line. After a “Biggest Loser” honeymoon period, last week’s elimination of Allie caused this group to unravel. Hardest hit were Tina and Lisa. Tina, because she w...
  • Anna Kournikova to host NBC’s Biggest Loser?

     
    After a long break from the public eye, Anna Kournikova is rumored to join NBC's Biggest Loser as a celebrity trainer according to the Examiner and USA Today....