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  • Li Na's tennis game is on track, her personality pleasingly off-kilter

    In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na. She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft. She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....
  • Nicolas Mahut still grinding on Wimbledon's outer courts

    Nicolas Mahut still grinding on Wimbledon's outer courts
    The day dawned bright and sunny at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and the trains were packed with tennis fans wanting to see Roger and Rafa, or Serena and Maria. Or all four. Nobody was coming to see Nicolas Mahut, the French grinder. Which is too bad, because...
  • Lukas Rosol channels Sampras, Laver and Federer versus Rafael Nadal

    The player who walked onto Centre Court at Wimbledon Thursday afternoon to face Rafael Nadal looked a lot like Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic. He was 6-feet-5, around 180 pounds and most of the back of his left calf was covered with a tattoo....
  • Never-say-dire Kings win again with amazing rally against Rangers

    Never-say-dire Kings win again with amazing rally against Rangers
    Of course, the Kings fell behind early in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final and went into the first intermission trailing the New York Rangers by two goals. Based on the Kings' playoff habits this spring, they had the Rangers exactly where they wanted the...
  • Overlook U.S.' defeat, and consider its World Cup feat

    Overlook U.S.' defeat, and consider its World Cup feat
    Ignore the score line, which says the U.S. men's soccer team lost to Germany, 1-0, on Thursday in rainy Recife, Brazil. This was a huge moral victory for a team that has yet to establish itself as a power on the World Cup stage. A national team that...
  • World Cup fever in Chicago, U.S., but what's next?

    A decade ago, when Northwestern men's soccer coach Tim Lenahan had "favorite shirt day" at his summer camp in Evanston, the kids showed up in McMahon, Jordan and Sosa jerseys. At favorite shirt day this month, the kids were wearing jerseys proclaiming...
  • Rob Blake's up-and-down journey with Kings winds up at Hall of Fame

    Rob Blake's up-and-down journey with Kings winds up at Hall of Fame
    Some Kings fans still haven't forgiven Rob Blake for relinquishing the captaincy in 2000 during a contract stalemate. Blake, now the team's assistant general manager, knows his election to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday likely won't appease his most...
  • Summer basketball as a shoe showcase

    Summer basketball as a shoe showcase
    Basketball shoes take on a whole new artistic flavor during the summer months. If you want to see a display of color similar to what you might experience walking around a museum's rose gardens, come out to a summer basketball game and look at the shoes on...
  • Andy Murray on the defense: His natural state at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray on the defense: His natural state at Wimbledon
    By the time most people wake up Monday, Andy Murray will have likely made a successful beginning defense of his Wimbledon tennis title. He's scheduled to play a decent player, No. 105-ranked Belgian David Goffin, in the first match on Center Court...
  • Will Federer and Williams be calling it a fortnight after Wimbledon?

    In the category of possible last hurrahs, the 128th edition of the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club's annual party on the grass may be hosting something exceptional this year. Will this be the last time they'll be serving strawberries and cream with...
  • Gritty Birmingham beats Chatsworth to win first City title since 1969

    Gritty Birmingham beats Chatsworth to win first City title since 1969
    There was blood on Audelio Camacho's uniform and a bandage above his left eye covered a gash the Lake Balboa Birmingham senior first baseman got when he tried to catch a foul ball at Dodger Stadium and crashed over the padded railing into the stands. He...