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  • PASSINGS: Pauline Betz Addie, Giorgio Tozzi, Harry Redmond Jr., James Woodress, Mark Dantzler

    Pauline Betz Addie 1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
  • 'McMillan & Wife: Season Four'

    'McMillan & Wife: Season Four'
    Since the Rock Hudson-Susan Saint James series about San Francisco's police commissioner and his spouse was part of NBC's "Mystery Movie" anthology in the 1970s, any of its seasons consisted of only a relative handful of episodes. Six is the number here,...
  • Remarkable Person: Jodi Norgaard

    Remarkable Person: Jodi Norgaard
    Imagine browsing the store for toys with your 9-year-old daughter, and she picks up a doll wearing a half shirt, belly ring and eye shadow. "Mommy, is this doll for me to play with?" she asks. That's what happened to Jodi Norgaard, and it inspired her...
  • Virgen's View: King pumped for new Breakers

    Billie Jean King wasn't bashful about her opinion on the state of tennis during a quaint meet-and-greet for the new Orange County Breakers at the Ayres Hotel in Costa Mesa Tuesday night. She said tennis, mainly men's, is great globally, but the U.S. is...
  • Title IX's 40th anniversary sparks memories of Lopez, Lieberman, Evert, Strug

    Nancy Lopez was the first, an electric 21-year-old who had commandeered women's golf. So a buddy and I sneaked onto the Pine Ridge course in suburban Baltimore and watched Lopez dust the field for the third victory of her rookie season. It was May 1978,...
  • Morrissey disses women's hoops. How dare he? Here's how

     
    In his column Sunday, "We couldn't care less about women's basketball," Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Morrissey explains and defends the relative indifference of American sports fans to the dynastic University of Connecticut and other teams in female...
  • Leach, Washer get it done

    Rick Leach and Greg Washer had the golden touch Sunday. Competing at the United States Tennis Assn. Men's 45 Hardcourts at Westlake Tennis and Swim Club, Leach captured the singles title and teamed with Washer to win the doubles title. By winning a...
  • Oh yes it's Ladies Night

     Oh yes it's Ladies Night
    Between them they have won 42 Grand Slam titles. They have both been big advocates for World Team Tennis. Tonight at The Tennis Club Newport Beach, Billie Jean King and Lindsay Davenport are the perfect fits for Ladies Night. King, the WTT co-...
  • Obama's Medals of Freedom: 'Change'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...