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  • The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?

    The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?
    Sunday was a day of rest and reflection at Wimbledon. So we reflected. Eyes squinting, brow furrowed, chin resting in palm of hand, we pondered the issue: How good are our tennis players from the United States? Lousy. It was a short reflection....
  • Tuesday's local and college roundup: Steamers rally past Pilots 7-5 in clash of Coastal Plain League's top teams

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Flagler's Nick Kranick hit a three-run double with two outs in the eighth as Edenton (19-4), which has the CPL’s best record, won 7-5 Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium over the Peninsula Pilots (15-7), who have...
  • Richard Sugarman, 'Mr. Public Dialogue,' Moving On

    Richard Sugarman, 'Mr. Public Dialogue,' Moving On
    Hartford has long been known as a place for free-flowing discussion and for informed exchange on the issues of the day. And for the past two decades, if anyone has earned the area's title of "Mr. Public Dialogue," it is Richard Sugarman. Now, Mr....
  • Black America needs a 'Let's Move' campaign against smoking

    Black America needs a 'Let's Move' campaign against smoking
    In recent years, promoting healthy eating to help prevent a bevy of health woes has become the primary focus for health advocates within the black community. In part due to greater media attention and high-profile representatives, other issues have also...
  • Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka

    Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka
    NEW YORK -- On match point, Stan Wawrinka held three tennis balls in his hand. He finally picked one to serve and it wasn't a winner. He did the same thing on his second match point. Correct choice. Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland, where he has...
  • Robin Roberts is gay: Thanks longtime girlfriend in Facebook post

    Robin Roberts has revealed that she is a lesbian, going public with the fact that she has been in a "longtime" same-sex relationship in a reflective message to fans.  The "Good Morning America" host publicly battled breast cancer in 2007 and was...
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers
    NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers. But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...
  • 2013 ESPYs: Robin Roberts receives Arthur Ashe Courage Award

     
    "I really wanted to be a pro athlete, but there's something called 'ability' that you must have," Robin Roberts joked in receiving the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2013 ESPYS....
  • ESPYS 2013 date, time and preview on ESPN

     
    ESPYS 2013 date, time and preview on ESPN: The 21st annual ESPYS bring celebrities from sports and entertainment together to honor the major sports achievements of the past year. The 21st annual ESPYS, a gathering of celebrities from sports and...
  • UC Irvine honors scholar-athletes

    UC Irvine men's volleyball All-American Kevin Tillie was named Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Student-Athlete at the school's Salute to Scholar-Athletes banquet at the Bren Events Center to close out the school year. The award is the most prestigious...
  • Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset

    NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....
  • UCI's Smith honored

    UC Irvine senior women's tennis player Kristina Smith won the Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award for the Southwest Region of the Intercollegiate Tennis Assn. The award which dates back to 1982, goes to NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and...