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  • Elton John charity tennis event set for Wide World of Sports

    Elton John charity tennis event set for Wide World of Sports
    Tickets are on sale now for a charity tennis event featuring Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Billie Jean King and Elton John at Walt Disney World. Mylan WTT Smash Hits, which has raised more than $11.5 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and...
  • Plant-based diets take root in U.S. among athletes, exercisers

    Plant-based diets take root in U.S. among athletes, exercisers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Brendan Brazier it all started with a smoothie. The former Ironman triathlete and ultra-marathon champion said he decided to change to a vegan diet as a high school athlete hoping to turn professional. "I knew I had to improve,"...
  • Marion Bartoli defeats Sabine Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

    Marion Bartoli defeats Sabine Lisicki to win Wimbledon title
    WIMBLEDON -- Marion Bartoli of France overpowered a nervous Sabine Lisicki in the first set and rode out a challenge from her ponytailed German opponent in the second set to win her first Wimbledon title in her second appearance in the final. Bartoli,...
  • Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit

     Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit
    "Venus Vs.," which premieres Tuesday on ESPN, is a new documentary film that follows the career of tennis star Venus Williams and her part in the fight to make the prize money in women's tennis equal to that of men's. There is a special focus on...
  • Phil Jackson's hockey history...and Scotty Bowman's rings

    Phil Jackson's hockey history...and Scotty Bowman's rings
    Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson is renowned for his NBA success — but did you know that he’s a former hockey player and still a hockey fan? Jeff Moeller of the Kings’ public relations staff did a nice piece on Jackson’s hockey...
  • 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...
  • Kings, Ducks announce full TV schedules

    Kings, Ducks announce full TV schedules
    The Kings and Ducks announced their respective TV schedules on Thursday, with each planning to make every regular-season game available on TV during the 2013-14 season. The teams’ Jan. 25 outdoor game at Dodger Stadium, part of the NHL’s...
  • UCLA's Devin Fuller has highlight moment that doesn't make a reel

    The  most impressive play by a UCLA receiver Saturday didn’t count. Sophomore Devin Fuller ran a crossing route, sending a Nevada defender on a Where’s Waldo search. He snagged a pass from quarterback Brett Hundley in stride for a 30-yard...
  • Marion Bartoli powers her way to Wimbledon women's final

    WIMBLEDON, England — Marion Bartoli said she took a nap shortly before playing her semifinal match against Kirsten Flipkens. Whatever dreams the lady from France had could not have been as good as the reality of her performance Thursday on...
  • Former Angel Bobby Knoop humbled by Hall-of-Fame induction

    Whether he felt worthy or not, former Angels second baseman Bobby Knoop, who won three Gold Glove Awards and was selected to play in the 1966 All-Star Game, was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in a pregame ceremony Thursday. “It’...
  • Clippers sign forward Brandon Davies

    The Clippers have signed forward Brandon Davies to a partially guaranteed contract for training camp. Davies, who went undrafted this summer from Brigham Young, averaged 5.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 15.8 minutes for the Clippers’ summer league...
  • Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final

    Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON -- It’s something of a cliché to discuss the obstacles that athletes have overcome to reach the pinnacle of their respective sports. Yet, if not for encountering difficulty along the way they might not have developed the determination that...