| Dec 14, 2009
| 8:08 AM
LOS ANGELES -- For six years, global consulting firm Accenture PLC featured Tiger Woods in ads designed to highlight the company's claimed attributes of integrity and high performance.
That relationship is over now.
Accenture ended its association...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 1:13 PM
Even after a shocking sex scandal that tarnished Tiger Woods, it was tough to ignore what he achieved on the golf course.
He won 64 times around the world, including 12 majors, and hoisted a trophy on every continent golf is played. He lost only one time...
| Jun 7, 2009
PARIS -- Oh, how Roger Federer savored every moment with his first French Open trophy.
He raised it overhead. He cradled it in the crook of his elbow. He closed his eyes and kissed it. He examined the names of other champions etched on its base. Even...
| Jun 9, 2009
Kids aren't into history these days. Too many old guys. Too many dead guys. Wars and issues and causes that chip your nails and get in the way of updating your Facebook page. Stuff that happened long ago, like, waaaay back in the last century.
| Jul 5, 2009
WIMBLEDON, England -- Roger Federer hoisted the trophy and celebrated making Grand Slam history, a year removed from an epic five-set final when he left Wimbledon a broken man, his title ripped away and his aura of invincibility shattered.
| Dec 23, 2009
| 10:09 AM
In 2009, there were many San Diego residents who made news. Some news was good, some news was bad. Some was shocking, or uplifting, or sad.
Before I continue to channel my inner Seuss (speaking of notable San Diegans), it's time we look back on the...
| Jan 4, 2010
Whether you're trudging on a treadmill, pedaling on an exercise bike or taking on Roger Federer in a Wii game of Grand Slam Tennis, the machine will probably give you a reading of how many calories are going up in sweat.
In fact, no matter what you're...
| Jan 30, 2010
| 12:49 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Serena Williams won her second straight Australian Open championship, ending Justine Henin's hopes of a Grand Slam title in her return from retirement with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 victory Saturday.
Williams withstood a determined...
| Aug 29, 2009
It's the traditional event held annually preceding the US Open--the Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day took full swing Saturday.
The United States Tennis Association Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens hosted a stadium full of children to...
| Sep 7, 2009
| 7:47 PM
NEW YORK -- When Melanie Oudin wakes up each morning these days, sharing a king-sized hotel bed with her mother, she's basically your average teen visiting the big city.
Then the 17-year-old from Marietta, Ga., gets out on court at the U.S. Open in those...
| Mar 20, 2009
Tomas Berdych was in a funk. The No. 22 player in the world had won just five of 11 matches in 2009 and had lost to the 478th-ranked player at the time.
But there's nothing like two wins in one day — and a double dose of confidence — to get...
| Sep 14, 2009
Always so cool, so consistent, so in control of his emotions and his matches, Roger Federer amazingly let the U.S. Open championship slip from his grasp.
Two points from victory against inexperienced, unheralded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, two...