| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:43 PM
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Most people know Venus Williams for her ferocious backhand and overall power on the tennis court, but the 33-year-old athlete has also been an effective activist, specifically when it comes to the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Former Central Catholic basketball star Michelle Marciniak will be featured prominently in a new ESPN documentary on longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt. Marciniak, of course, won a national championship as a member of Summitt's Lady...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:58 AM
The nation's oldest black amateur tennis association wants to build its first permanent home and training center in Fort Lauderdale's historic black Sistrunk Boulevard community.
Once completed, the estimated $6 million facility — excluding land,...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:20 AM
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.
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:50 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Orange County Breakers lost all five matches in a 25-15 setback to Sacramento in the World Team Tennis Western Conference Championship on Friday at Family Circle Tennis Center.
The Breakers won their final five regular-season...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:16 PM
6 a.m. NFL preseason: Cleveland at Green Bay (d.).--NFL Network
8:30 a.m. Motorsports: Raceline (d.).--MASN
8:30 a.m. Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (in Brooklyn, Mich.).--Speed
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Jun 9, 2013
| 11:08 PM
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,"...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The Los Angeles Film Festival occupies a unique and challenging middle ground. It comes after the annual opening festival rounds of Sundance, Berlin, South by Southwest and Cannes but before the fall circuit that includes Telluride, Venice, Toronto, New...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:10 AM
SPRINGFIELD, MO. — The Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO completed its 2013 Marquee Player Draft earlier today. The Springfield Lasers, with the first overall pick of the draft, selected former World #1 and American tennis icon, Andy...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...