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  • Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals
    The controversial decision to seed two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal at No. 5 in this year’s tournament means that he could face seven-time winner Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, a possibility that arose Friday when the tournament draw...
  • Beyonce posts congratulations to Serena Williams on her website

    Beyonce posts congratulations to Serena Williams on her website
    When Serena Williams won the French Open women's championship Saturday, her 16th Grand Slam singles title, the debate over her place in women's tennis history (greatest ever?) began again. Now you can add one more factor in her favor as the greatest...
  • Leaked Tennis Channel email compares Comcast to 'brutal captor'

    Leaked Tennis Channel email compares Comcast to 'brutal captor'
    Ken Solomon, chief executive of the small Tennis Channel, regrets the 4 a.m. email blast he sent staff members of the Santa Monica-based network. Solomon composed the email last month from his Paris hotel room, hours after the Court of Appeals for the...
  • 'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe

    'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe
    Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases,  John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
  • Three different horses win the Triple Crown races

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens really thought this was going to be the year. "The way Orb won the Kentucky Derby, I thought we'd have another Triple Crown winner," he told me in a lengthy interview for a story that ran in Saturday's L.A. Times. Of...
  • Quadruple bogey doesn't sink Shawn Stefani at St. Jude Classic

    Not too many times do you see a PGA Tour player make quadruple bogey ... and move into the lead. But that's what happened at the St. Jude Classic on Saturday in Memphis, where Shawn Stefani sits atop the leaderboard at 12 under par after the third...
  • Watch man with flare interrupt French Open to protest gay marriage

    Watch man with flare interrupt French Open to protest gay marriage
      So Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer are busy playing in the men's final of the French Open when something unexpected happens: A shirtless man with a flare and wearing a mask jumps onto the court and starts running around. Was it Roger Federer, mad he...
  • For What it's Worth--on the Heat, Chalmers and new kids in town

    Heating up--- Down three in the third the Heat opens up a can on the Spurs, outscoring them 33-5 over the next twelve minutes to ties the NBA Final at 1-1 heading back to San Antonio for the next three games.  San Antonio didn’t get much from Tim...
  • Comcast scores a victory over Tennis Channel in court

    Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable operator, won a unanimous court victory in its long-running legal match with independently owned Tennis Channel Inc. On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that Tennis Channel...
  • Marquez-Bradley date changed because of Mayweather-Alvarez fight

    The welterweight title fight between champion Timothy Bradley of Palm Springs and Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico has been shifted to Oct. 12, to avoid conflict with the Sept. 14 super-welterweight title bout between unbeatens Floyd Mayweather Jr. and...
  • Landon Donovan named to provisional Gold Cup roster for U.S.

    Landon Donovan named to provisional Gold Cup roster for U.S.
    Landon Donovan is back on the U.S. national team. Sort of. A 35-man provisional roster for July's Gold Cup was released by tournament organizers Friday and Donovan's name was on the list. But the key word here is provisional because the roster can --...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18
    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...