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  • Stanislas Wawrinka continues to roll at Indian Wells

    Stanislas Wawrinka continues to roll at Indian Wells
    Bagel served. In tennis, a bagel is defined as any set won by the score of six games to zip. It ain’t easy, winning a set that way, 6-0, not in high school JV, not at your local park against the retiree with the arthritic knees. Imagine how...
  • Camila Giorgi upsets Maria Sharapova at Indian Wells

    Monday was a good day for weather and a bad day for defending champions in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Hours before men's 2013 champion Rafael Nadal was upset, 2013 women's champion Maria Sharapova went out at the hands of...
  • Upstart shows he can run with the big boys at Indian Wells

    The big boys came out to play Monday at Indian Wells. In a shocking development, the biggest left early. Rafael Nadal, ranked No.1, seeded No. 1, winner here last year, usually close to unbeatable on the slower hard courts of this BNP Paribas Open...
  • Novak Djokovic's star power is undimmed after scare at Indian Wells

    A sport that needs every bit of personality it can get held its breath for a few minutes Tuesday at Indian Wells. One of tennis' marquee names had departed from the BNP Paribas Open the day before, and out the door with upset victim Rafael Nadal went...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska has to work for berth in semifinals

    Agnieszka Radwanska has to work for berth in semifinals
    Simona Halep and Agnieszka Radwanska made it to the semifinals Wednesday in the women's draw of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells. Halep's journey was much shorter. The 22-year-old Romanian, already winner of $711,430 this...
  • Roger Federer's game doesn't look old at Indian Wells

    When most of the smoke had cleared Wednesday in the men's singles at Indian Wells, the coolest dude still standing was the guy in the purple shirt and orange shoes who has two kids and another on the way. Oh, yes, and he's 32 years old. Roger...
  • For the record

    Native Diver: An article in the March 9 California section about the excavation of the remains of a race horse named Native Diver referred to a photograph signed by Cary Grant of the horse crossing the finish line in his 1961 Hollywood Gold Cup win....
  • The greatest game he ever played

    The greatest game he ever played
    I went to UC Santa Barbara on a baseball scholarship after transferring from Cerritos College. I was a speech major and had a radio show on college station KCSB called "Sleep's Sports Shorts." I wanted to play pro ball or replace Vin Scully when he...
  • Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard of Canada prepares for Indian Wells

    You could say that the supporters practically needed a road map and provisions to find Eugenie Bouchard’s outside far court for her first match at the Australian Open in January. By the end of the tournament, the throng had turned into Genie&...
  • Indian Wells again hosts world's best tennis players for two weeks

    If you are heading to the desert for some tennis viewing over the next 12 days, get ready for more of the same. In the case of the prestigious BNP Paribas Open, that's not a bad thing. There will be some radical differences in the physical plant,...
  • Only 1 U.S. bank among world's top 10

    Only 1 U.S. bank among world's top 10
    A list of the world’s 100 largest banks is out, and the United States has only one representative in the top 10. Topping the list is Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., with $3.174 trillion in assets, according to numbers released...