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  • Stanislas Wawrinka continues to roll at Indian Wells

    Stanislas Wawrinka continues to roll at Indian Wells
    Bagel served. In tennis, a bagel is defined as any set won by the score of six games to zip. It ain’t easy, winning a set that way, 6-0, not in high school JV, not at your local park against the retiree with the arthritic knees. Imagine how...
  • Upstart shows he can run with the big boys at Indian Wells

    The big boys came out to play Monday at Indian Wells. In a shocking development, the biggest left early. Rafael Nadal, ranked No.1, seeded No. 1, winner here last year, usually close to unbeatable on the slower hard courts of this BNP Paribas Open...
  • Roger Federer's game doesn't look old at Indian Wells

    Roger Federer's game doesn't look old at Indian Wells
    When most of the smoke had cleared Wednesday in the men's singles at Indian Wells, the coolest dude still standing was the guy in the purple shirt and orange shoes who has two kids and another on the way. Oh, yes, and he's 32 years old. Roger...
  • The Week in Pictures | Jan. 13–19, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin in Southern California, where the fast-moving Colby fire, which started early Thursday, has consumed 1,709 acres and destroyed five homes....
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 22, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where a man is covered in snow as he tries to clear a path after a snow storm in New Bedford, Mass. A winter storm dumped a foot or more of snow and closed schools across much of the Northeast....
  • Penn State hires James Franklin as football coach

    Penn State hires James Franklin as football coach
    More than two decades after his futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, James Franklin was hired Saturday by the university as its football coach. Franklin, 41, replaces Bill O'Brien, who left for the NFL's Houston Texans coaching job...
  • Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard reveals dream date: Justin Bieber

    Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard reveals dream date: Justin Bieber
    There are some odd questions in post-match interviews at a tennis tournament, but this one was rather cringeworthy. Nineteen-year-old Eugenie Bouchard, not long after reaching the final four at the Australian Open with an impressive three-set win over...
  • Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles

    Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles
    Who knew Lehigh County was such a hotbed of world-class tennis players? A recent sports story about tennis star Varvara Lepchenko and the Australian Open, noted, "… Lepchenko, the world's 50th-ranked women's tennis player who lives in Upper...
  • Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are engaged

    Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are engaged
    How did young golf star Rory McIlroy ring in the new year? He asked girlfriend and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki to marry him, and she said yes. The power couple broke the news on Twitter as they celebrated New Year's Eve in Sydney, where Wozniacki...
  • Serena Williams in No. 1 form in dispatching Sloane Stephens at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday. Just not Sunday. Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
  • Roger Federer acts his age in earliest U.S. Open exit since 2003

    NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
  • Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title

    Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title
    NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and her fifth U.S. Open on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over second-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Arthur Ashe Stadium court. When Azarenka's final service return went long,...