| Sep 3, 2010
| 8:52 PM
COSTA MESA — It all started in 1999, when friends Clay Peterson and Johnny McCray bought neighboring homes on East 20th Street.
While unpacking, Peterson came upon a wooden tennis racquet and they started to hit balls in Peterson's tennis court....
| May 3, 2011
| 12:55 PM
THURSDAY 05: SLOANE CROSLEY
At 32 years old, Sloane Crosley has published two New York Times bestsellers, recently left a fancy publishing job with Vintage/Anchor Books and possesses a wit so sharp it could cut you off in traffic. We’re big fans...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:53 AM
Growing up in Sweden, Freddie Jacobson started out in the conventional, popular sports: hockey and soccer.
"I was a right winger in hockey, but I didn't have a big enough shot," said the 2011 Travelers Championship winner. "I loved the team thing when...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:54 PM
The rivalry between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe ranks among tennis's greatest, and now it's the subject of the HBO Sports documentary "McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice," premiering Saturday, June 11.
Borg and McEnroe, who between them own 18 Grand Slam titles,...
| Oct 6, 2008
Juliana Hatfield had a knack for penning clever songs with her group the Blake Babies. She was an indie sensation. What her fans didn't know was that Hatfield was battling an eating disorder and depression. With her telling memoir "When I Grow Up" (Wiley,...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Bud Collins was gone from NBC's Wimbledon coverage this year for the first time since the early days of Western Civilization, but a friendly p.r. man e-mailed me his thoughts on Sunday's final. Short version: He agrees with McEnroe (see......
| Jul 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Rafael Nadal didn't leave a doubt, never gave Andy Murray much of a chance. Scampering around the court without evidence of the pain in his knee that had caused Nadal to call for a trainer earlier in the tournament, but......
| Jun 6, 2010
| 10:51 AM
PARIS -- Accustomed to being on the move, Rafael Nadal sat restlessly during a changeover one game from his fifth French Open title.
He jiggled his legs, took two bites of a banana, toweled off his arms and face, then rose and finished the job. Soon he...
| Jul 5, 2009
WIMBLEDON, England -- Roger Federer hoisted the trophy and celebrated making Grand Slam history, a year removed from an epic five-set final when he left Wimbledon a broken man, his title ripped away and his aura of invincibility shattered.
| Mar 21, 2010
The gig: As president of Warner Bros.' Telepictures Productions, Hilary Estey McLoughlin, 47, oversees one of the biggest syndication companies in television. Telepictures has more than 1,200 employees and nine shows on the air, including "The Ellen...