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  • Asian stocks plunge on first day of trading after U.S. downgrade

     
    Asian shares plummeted Monday on the first day of trading after an unprecedented downgrading of U.S. government credit last week, raising fears the global economy was heading for deeper trouble. In what could be a preview of U.S. markets, Hong......
  • Spitz says he feels sorry for Phelps

    Mark Spitz says he feels badly for Michael Phelps. Spitz, whose record of seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics was broken when Phelps won eight last year, talked briefly about Phelps last night while in Little Rock, Ark., for a speaking engagement....
  • Berdych wins twice, regains confidence

    Berdych wins twice, regains confidence
    Tomas Berdych was in a funk. The No. 22 player in the world had won just five of 11 matches in 2009 and had lost to the 478th-ranked player at the time. But there's nothing like two wins in one day — and a double dose of confidence — to get...
  • Bakkila motors Harbor's fast start

    Blake Bakkila just got her driver's license after turning 16 last month. It makes sense, then, that she revels in her role as the sparkplug for the Newport Harbor High girls' tennis team. Bakkila, a junior, has perhaps the most prominent spot on the...
  • Financial, economic gloom grows

     
    by Frank James The pressure is only increasing on federal policymakers grappling with the financial and economic slide. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below 9,000, 680 points down this afternoon, signaling that the financial panic continues. Part...
  • HBO to offer stellar tennis analysis trio for MSG event

     
    HBO's telecast of Monday night's "BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup" at the Garden - which is owned by Cablevision, as is Newsday - will feature Mary Carillo and John McEnroe, both of whom grew up in......
  • Debate over Obama's proposed bank tax will be intense

     
    As debate begins on whether to tax big banks and insurers for having created the financial crisis, a quick quiz may be of interest. Who said the following? "Let's be honest. This problem was caused by a total disregard by......
  • Andre Agassi Foundation will hold benefit at BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament

     
    The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education will host a benefit March 16 during the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Guests will have an opportunity to spend part of the day in a private suite......
  • Justine Henin, Carlos Moyá get wild cards to BNP Paribas Open

     
    Justine Henin, who made it to the finals of the Australian Open in her first major tournament after a nearly two-year retirement, and 1998 French Open champion Carlos Moyá received wild-card entries into the BNP Paribas Open, which begins with......
  • Graf and Navratilova join 'Hit for Haiti' at BNP Paribas Open

     
    The BNP Paribas tennis tournament will have a "Hit for Haiti" fund-raising event at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 12, and the exhibition matches might be as entertaining as main-draw action. Steffi Graf and Lindsay Davenport will play......
  • Kim Clijsters vs. Justine Henin? Not until final at BNP Paribas Open

     
    Here are the highlights of the draws for the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells: On the women's side, where main draw play begins Wednesday: The Belgian comeback girls, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin, are on opposite sides and wouldn’t......