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  • U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win

    U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win
    NEW YORK — Top-seeded Serena Williams, the defending U.S. Open champion, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Williams won 24 of 30 points in the first set and started out the second...
  • Review: "Olbermann"

    While Fox Sports 1 has been mounting a national alternative -- including a talkshow that should even make Regis Philbin blush -- ESPN has been gradually adding to its arsenal, signing former Foxsports.com columnist Jason Whitlock, numbers guru Nate Silver...
  • Tennis ref once accused of killing husband sues claiming false arrest

    Tennis ref once accused of killing husband sues claiming false arrest
    Tennis referee Lois Goodman, once accused of fatally bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup, is suing the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Coroner, claiming false arrest and malicious prosecution. The criminal...
  • Tuesday's college and local roundup: Conference USA announces more bowl tie-ins

    Colleges: Football: Conference USA, in which Old Dominion will compete in 2014, entered into agreements to participate in at least three bowl games per season over a six-year span. It will send a team to the New Orleans Bowl each season and could...
  • ESPN film on Jimmy Connors at 1991 U.S. Open premieres Tuesday

    ESPN film on Jimmy Connors at 1991 U.S. Open premieres Tuesday
    There have been few sporting events, for this reporter anyway, as exciting as the 1991 U.S. Open when Jimmy Connors, at 39, improbably made it to the semifinals with the excitement and tension and noise and fan delight building during each match Connors...
  • CBS, Time Warner Cable Reach Pact to Air NYC Debates

    CBS and Time Warner Cable have agreed to suspend the blackout of the Eye in Gotham -- but only long enough to air debates among candidates in two of New York City's political races. The New York City Campaign Finance Board announced Wednesday that the...
  • Tennis: Two former Virginia stars on verge of qualifying for U.S. Open

    Former Virginia Cavaliers tennis stars Somdev Devvarman and Jarmere Jenkins won Thursday to reach the last round of qualifying for the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Devvarman, a two-time NCAA singles champion, won 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 6-2 against Robby...
  • Roger Federer seeded No. 7 at U.S. Open

    Roger Federer has more Grand Slam tennis championships than anyone in history with his 17. He's won the U.S. Open five times. The 2013 Open begins Monday and Federer comes in seeded only seventh, his lowest since 2002, and has the unenviable...
  • Rafael Nadal a hard-court master heading into U.S. Open

    Rafael Nadal a hard-court master heading into U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, an enviable record. But eight of those have come on the soft red clay at the French Open. So after Nadal lost in the first round at Wimbledon to unheralded Steve Darcis two months ago, few...
  • Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset

    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....
  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Virginia Crusaders ranked seventh nationally among semi-pro football teams

    Football: The reigning Mason-Dixon Football League champion Virginia Crusaders, who are based in Hampton but play home games at Wanner Stadium in Williamsburg, are ranked seventh nationally among semi-pro teams, according to National Football Events, a...
  • Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open

    Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Bob and Mike Bryan, the twin brothers from Camarillo and the top-ranked doubles team, survived a third-round match against Canadians Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil on Sunday at the U.S. Open. The Bryans came away with a 6-7 (1), 7-5, 6-2...