| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:10 PM
7 a.m. Soccer: Exhibition: Borussia Dortmund at Liverpool.--NBCSN
9 a.m. NFL preseason: Green Bay at Tennessee (d.).--NFL Net.
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS
10 a.m. ...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:36 PM
7 a.m. NFL preseason: Tampa Bay at Jacksonville (d.).--NFL Net.
8:30 a.m. Basketball: U17 World Championship: U.S. vs. Angola (in Dubai).--ESPNU
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4.
On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:31 AM
LONDON - Roger Federer reached a ninth Wimbledon final after suppressing bullet-serving giant Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 with a masterful display of the grass-court arts on Friday.
Chasing a record eighth title at the All England Club, Federer set up...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Much had already happened Friday by the time the main focus at Wimbledon shifted to a hill, a place where personal real estate is like an acre in Malibu.
It was late afternoon. The rain that was supposed to come never did. Big fluffy clouds moved...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:26 PM
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?
It was a short reflection....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries.
Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly:
• An ailing Serena Williams...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:54 PM
TORONTO (Reuters) - Roger Federer's backhand has been described as a thing of beauty and perhaps the most exquisite stroke the tennis world has seen, but his coach Stefan Edberg feels his was a little better.
When asked on Tuesday who possessed the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:45 AM
TORONTO (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury that has put his status in doubt for a title defence at the year's final grand slam.
Nadal, who suffered the injury during practice, will have to wear a cast on...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:50 PM
On the warmest, sunniest day you can imagine, in a place where those are few and far between, gloom prevailed Wednesday. Great Britain was Mudville, and mighty Casey had struck out.
When Andy Murray's final ground stroke settled into the bottom of the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:49 PM
— The new kids on the block are not a boy band here, but a threat to the usual order of things at Wimbledon.
The men's semifinals are Friday, and two of the four players left are marquee upon which tennis thrives. They are Novak Djokovic of...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:35 PM
If familiarity breeds contempt, then Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic should despise each other.
That certainly is not the case, even though, when they take Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday for the men's singles final, it will mark the 35th time they...