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  • Maria Sharapova Joins NBC Winter Olympics Coverage

    She plays a warm-weather sport, but Maria Sharapova will be part of NBC's Winter Olympics coverage in Sochi, Russia in February. Sharapova, who carried the flag for her Russia at the 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony in London, will be a...
  • Lleyton Hewitt upsets Roger Federer to win Brisbane title

    BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time. It wouldn't have seemed out of...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Stanislas Wawrinka to advance at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — It was a single tennis game that lasted 21 minutes. Stanislas Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland who has always played in the shadow of his countryman Roger Federer, saved five break points in that game in the fifth set. He...
  • 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...
  • US Open tennis 2013 TV coverage

     
    US Open tennis 2013 TV coverage: ESPN2, ESPN, Tennis Channel and CBS air the tournament from USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y., for the last Grand Slam tournament of the year Aug. 26-Sept. 9. The US Open returns to the USTA...
  • Sloane Stephens barely avoids upset by Mandy Minella

    Sloane Stephens barely avoids upset by Mandy Minella
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens, an Australian Open semifinalist and a rising American talent, survived a match full of errors in which she wasted two match points on her own serve but beat  Mandy Minella, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), on Monday in a first-round U....
  • 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...
  • U.S. Open: Roger Federer, John Isner easy winners

    U.S. Open: Roger Federer, John Isner easy winners
    NEW YORK — Roger Federer, owner of 17 Grand Slam titles, the most in history, opened his U.S. Open on Tuesday with a sloppy win over Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. Federer had originally been scheduled to play Monday night but rain postponed the match....
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers
    NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers. But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...