| Aug 25, 2013
| 11:03 PM
My picks for the U.S. Open, which starts Monday at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.:
Round of 16:
(1) Novak Djokovic over (24) Benoit Paire; (6) Juan Martin Del Potro over (12) Tommy Haas; (3) Andy Murray over...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:25 AM
NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Order was generally restored among the top seeds Tuesday at Wimbledon, where the No. 1 men’s and women’s players easily won their opening matches one day after No. 5 Rafael Nadal had been eliminated in a shocking straight-set defeat....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:55 PM
On the day after its longest day, the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells had the longest lull in the action Thursday.
Two women's stars, No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, and No. 7 Samantha Stosur, pulled out of separate quarterfinals and the day...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:57 AM
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...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The third and most prestigious Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year returns to the All England Club for the Wimbledon Championships June 25-July 8. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defends his title against French Open winner Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer,...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The final Grand Slam event of the year returns to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., for the US Open Aug. 27-Sept. 9. Victoria Azarenka, Agnieszka Radwanska, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Petra Kvitova are the top...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Soccer--UEFA Champions League, APOEL at Real Madrid, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP)
Golf--Exhibition, Masters Par 3 Contest, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
Major League Baseball--St. Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
NHL Hockey--Detroit Red Wings at St....
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cycling--Paris-Roubaix, 8 a.m. (NBCSN)
NBA Basketball--Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks, Noon (ABC)
Tennis--WTA, Family Circle Cup, Championship Match, Noon (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Baltimore Orioles,...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Hockey--IIHF World Championships, quarterfinals, Canada vs. Slovakia, 5 a.m. (NBCSN), Russia vs. Norway, 7:30 a.m. (NBCSN), United States vs. Finland, 10 a.m. (NBCSN), Sweden vs. Czech Republic, 1 p.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:33 PM
My picks for the French Open, which starts at 5 a.m. Sunday, Eastern time, on ESPN2. The Tennis Channel and NBC also are providing coverage.
Round of 16:
(1) Novak Djokovic over (14) Fernando Verdasco;
(5) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga over (18) Stanislas...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:04 PM
American tennis star, Serena Williams --recently back in the States, after her gold medal triumph at the Olympics -- bristled at a question Saturday about her spontaneous "Crip Walk" dance in London, after she clinched the top honor in early August....