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  • Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1,...
  • Venus Williams loses to Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon

    Venus Williams loses to Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon
    The comeback attempt of a five-time Wimbledon champion fell short here Friday, when Venus Williams was ousted by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic. Williams turned 34 on June 17, has a syndrome that brings symptoms of fatigue, and appeared to tire...
  • Murray, Djokovic Win at Wimbledon; Li Na, Venus Williams Lose

    Murray, Djokovic Win at Wimbledon; Li Na, Venus Williams Lose
    Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed another dominant display in overpowering Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to move to the fourth round. “It’s been a good first week, now I can rest up and be ready for Monday,” the third-...
  • Djokovic says 'nothing damaged' after hard fall

    Djokovic says 'nothing damaged' after hard fall
    ONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic lay crumpled on Centre Court, clutching his upper left arm and grimacing. He felt something pop and feared the worst. Djokovic had lunged for a shot behind the baseline, tumbled on the grass and rolled over twice, his...
  • Venus Williams is giving it her all in the twilight of her career

    Venus Williams won a first-round match on a side court on the opening day of Wimbledon on Monday, and it was a big deal. OK, maybe not for anybody other than die-hard Venus Williams fans and Venus herself. It isn't as if anybody is expecting her to...
  • Radek Stepanek gives Novak Djokovic a scare at Wimbledon

    Radek Stepanek gives Novak Djokovic a scare at Wimbledon
    Wimbledon fans got an entertaining show from a tennis senior citizen and a big sigh of relief from their top-seeded men's player here Wednesday. Novak Djokovic, who won here in 2011 and lost in the final to Andy Murray last year, was cruising on...
  • BET Awards Live Blog: Lionel Richie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
  • Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?

    Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?
    A grand and glorious tennis career that began on the public courts of Compton and was nurtured by a proud and ambitious father edged closer to the end at Wimbledon on Friday. Or maybe not. Venus Williams went out in the third round. She is 34, is...
  • Petra Kvitova schools Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon women's final

    Petra Kvitova schools Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon women's final
    School was in session Saturday afternoon on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and Petra Kvitova was doing the teaching. That wasn't how it was supposed to be. This was to be a coming-out party for young Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard. At 20, her lessons...
  • ESPN The Magazine previews The Body Issue | Video

    ESPN The Magazine has released some images and videos to preview their The Body issue, featuring various athletes in the nude, with key areas concealed. Among the athletes photographed are tennis star Venus Williams, Olympic swimming luminary Michael...
  • Aja Evans reveals the naked truth

    Aja Evans reveals the naked truth
    On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport. The 26-year-old Chicagoan is among 22 athletes, along with swimming legend Michael...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...