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  • On The Fly: Sox Send Bradley To Pawtucket

    The Red Sox finally did what many thought should have been done long ago: they demoted center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A Pawtucket. Traveling down I-95, he probably passed Mookie Betts, who was recalled to Boston. Betts started in center field...
  • On The Fly

    Curt Schilling announced on the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon that he is battling mouth cancer and that he attributes it to the use of chewing tobacco. Tony Gwynn, of course, passed away from complications related to cancer that he believes was...
  • Defending champion Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

    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. Williams has...
  • American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open

    American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open
    Visit courant.com/ctopen819 for more photos. NEW HAVEN – It is a perennial exercise among tennis observers envisioning life after Serena. Just who will step up and seize the mantle as the next great American tennis player? Serena Williams...
  • Doubly Satisfying With U.S. Open Match Next

    NEW HAVEN — Ena Shibahara was the youngest player in the mixed doubles championship portion of the U.S. Open National Playoffs this past week. "It was kind of our dream to play the U.S. Open," Ena's older brother and doubles partner Shuhei said...
  • Tuesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: VCU lands key basketball commitment from Boo Williams/L.C. Bird guard

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: VCU gained a key commitment from Kenny Williams, a 6-foot-4 L.C. Bird High and Boo Williams program guard who is considered one of the nation’s top shooters. He also had scholarship offers from North Carolina,...
  • Federer downs Ferrer to capture sixth Cincinnati title

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of adding to his record grand slam haul got a boost as he beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati on Sunday in the last key U.S. Open tune-up event. It marked the...
  • It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament

    It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament
    NEW HAVEN -- Each year, chaos ensues in the final days before Connecticut's professional tennis tournament is unveiled. There are signage and advertising details to complete, site preparation and landscaping issues that require attention, ticket...
  • Serena wins Cincinnati title in final U.S. Open tune-up

    (Reuters) - Serena Williams finished her last U.S. Open tune-up in style by blowing away Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday. For the top-seeded American, the triumph marked her...
  • Connecticut Open Issues Final 2 Wild Cards

    Connecticut Open Issues Final 2 Wild Cards
    The Connecticut Open field has been strengthened with four wild-card entries announced over the past two days. The additions are headed by 13th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist at the Australian Open this year. Andrea Petkovic (No. 19), Sam...
  • Schiavone One Step From Main Draw

     Schiavone One Step From Main Draw
    NEW HAVEN — With a lack of homegrown qualifiers, the Connecticut Open will serve up international flavor this week. The qualifying field was cut from 24 to the final 12 on Saturday at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, with none of the seven...
  • Qualifying, Draw Event Kick Off Tennis In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — Dominika Cibulkova's groan said it all. Cibulkova, the 13th-ranked singles player in the world, got things kicked off Friday afternoon at the Connecticut Open, as the WTA player representative in the main draw ceremony on the first day...