| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Thursday.
Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men's record total of 17 singles crowns,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat 20th seed Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Thursday night.
Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men'...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:06 PM
We trekked out to the U.S. Open's venerable Grandstand Court on Tuesday on a mission of promise.
Young Jack Sock, up-and-coming U.S. tennis player, was playing his first-round match.
The Grandstand is special. For years, it has been an appendage to...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a cluttered card table at a Westside estate sale, Sandy Marks spotted an antique silver trophy. It was a large bowl, so deeply tarnished that she struggled to read the inscription:
Ojai Valley Tennis Club
Men's Intercollegiate Singles Champion...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 7:58 PM
NEW YORK -- Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday.
The 42nd-ranked Granollers surprisingly led...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open.
The 34-year-old, seven-times grand slam winner reached the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Maria Sharapova is a hugely talented tennis player and the queen of quirkiness. Also of perseverance.
Both latter attributes were greatly in evidence Wednesday in her second-round victory at the U.S. Open, where she beat Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:17 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open.
Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:54 AM
6:30 a.m. Golf: Czech Masters final round (in Prague).--Golf
7:30 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix (in Spa).--NBCSN
8 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Tottenham.--CNBC
8 a.m. Fishing: Bassmasters (d....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Running: Scott Wells of Hampton and Carmen Baxter of Suffolk earned the overall championships in the fourth annual Transitions 5K on the Matteson Trail in Hampton.
Wells, 47, finished in 19 minutes, 35 seconds, while Scott Bartram, 52, of Yorktown was...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Broward County schools have been firing and suspending teachers for reasons that state administrative law judges increasingly say are baseless.
The judges, who hear appeals of employee discipline cases, have determined in 10 out of their last 12...
| Aug 5, 2014
I am appalled that there exists an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) for courage named for Arthur Ashe. Michael Sam received the most recent one.
Arthur Ashe was a coward who hid his AIDS status for four years after he had brain...