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  • Shemar Moore, Anthony Anderson Pitch Sports Movies at 2014 ESPYS

    Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
  • Top 10 strangest sports endorsements of all time

    Top 10 strangest sports endorsements of all time
    What are the Top 10 strangest sports endorsements of all time? There's quite a list to choose from. Here's our quick Top 10 list ... 10. Joe DiMaggio – Mr. Coffee Having a former baseball player promote a new coffee maker might not seem so out...
  • Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships

    Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships
    What you need to know about the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. When: Play begins Monday. The women’s singles final is scheduled for July 5; the men’s singles final is July 6. There are no matches scheduled for the two-week tournament’...
  • Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon

    Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and reigning champion Andy Murray were a pair of easy opening-round winners on Centre Court at The Championships, Wimbledon. The former world No. 1 Djokovic won the first 11 games in steamrolling...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    WIMBLEDON, England — Three of tennis' marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That's relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set....
  • Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon

    Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
  • Rafael Nadal digs deep for 700th career match win

    LONDON (AP) — For a set and a half, Rafael Nadal looked in danger of tumbling out in the first round of Wimbledon for the second year in a row. The left-hander dominating play on Centre Court was not the 14-time Grand Slam champion, it was 51st-...
  • Nadal battles back to advance at Wimbledon

    Nadal battles back to advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- World No. 1 Rafael Nadal pulled back from the abyss to reach the Wimbledon third round Thursday just when it looked as though Lukas Rosol had returned to haunt him. Two years after being knocked out at the same stage by the hard-hitting...
  • Pippa Middleton, Michelle Dockery hang out at Wimbledon

    Pippa Middleton, Michelle Dockery hang out at Wimbledon
    Ever wonder what celebs talk about when the sit near each other at public events? Us too! So leave it to Pippa Middleton and "Downton Abbey" star Michelle Dockery to put those gears in motion.  The British ladies were seated near each at the Wimbledon...
  • At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads

    At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads
    When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon. Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill. Rain in most places comes down hard...
  • Wimbledon winners include Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

     Wimbledon winners include Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal
    WIMBLEDON — It rained late in the day Thursday at Wimbledon, leaving only Roger Federer's match under the closed roof to carry on. And that one didn't last long. Federer, racing against Father Time to win an eighth title here, sent Gilles Muller...
  • Lukas Rosol channels Sampras, Laver and Federer versus Rafael Nadal

    The player who walked onto Centre Court at Wimbledon Thursday afternoon to face Rafael Nadal looked a lot like Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic. He was 6-feet-5, around 180 pounds and most of the back of his left calf was covered with a tattoo....