| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:46 PM
A contentious four-game series with the Boston Red Sox ended Sunday with four more ejections, Michael Gonzalez's not denying that he threw a purpose pitch behind David Ortiz, and Buck Showalter and Jeremy Guthrie criticizing the umpiring crew.
| Sep 28, 2010
| 3:03 PM
As long as I've been writing restaurant criticism, first as a freelancer for the City Paper and later for The Baltimore Sun, people have always been curious about my qualifications.
Some of them were actually nice about it. Now that I'm The Sun's...
| Aug 17, 2008
Michael Phelps has left us only with questions of history.
He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:44 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams started her quest to join Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on the career grand slam list with a 6-3 6-1 victory over 18-year-old fellow American Taylor Townsend at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
Williams, seeking her...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:21 PM
(Reuters) - Serena Williams will once again be counted on to wave the Stars and Stripes at the U.S. Open as she takes centre stage at New York's Flushing Meadows with the next generation of American tennis hopefuls waiting in the wings.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:01 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will be seeking to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:28 AM
NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - La tenista Serena Williams, número uno del mundo, será la máxima preclasificada en el Abierto de Estados Unidos que comienza la próxima semana, donde buscará ganar el título por tercer año consecutivo.
Williams suma cinco títulos...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:26 PM
LONDON -- It was not quite a Jill Craybas moment for Serena Williams at a soggy Wimbledon on Saturday but her third round defeat by Frenchwoman Alize Cornet was shocking all the same.
Just as when she was beaten by obscure fellow American Craybas at the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-0, in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.
The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian --...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 8:03 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Petra Kvitova produced a majestic performance to end Eugenie Bouchard's hopes of becoming the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-0 win in the Wimbledon women's singles final on Saturday.
Much had been made of...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Father of tennis great was jailed for tax fraud
Peter Graf, 75, who mentored his daughter, tennis great Steffi Graf, but then went to jail for evading taxes on her earnings, died Nov. 30 at his home in Mannheim, Germany, his family said....
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Serena Williams nearly owned women's tennis in 2013, and the Associated Press took notice by selecting her the female athlete of the year for the third time in her storied career.
Williams has won the award three times, tying golfer Annika Sorenstam and...