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  • Market Watch: The best mandarins are usually from farmers markets

    Market Watch: The best mandarins are usually from farmers markets
    Mandarins at their best are arguably the finest-flavored of all citrus, and clementines are potentially among the best of mandarins. California farmers have planted them on tens of thousands of acres over the last decade, and they are readily available in...
  • 'The Simpsons: Season 12'

    'The Simpsons: Season 12'
    There's more fun in Springfield in this set from creator Matt Groening's long-running animated Fox series. The season started in 2000 with the traditional "Treehouse of Horror" episode, and as it progressed, it involved quite a cast of guest voices: Drew...
  • History to absorb

    History to absorb
    Kids aren't into history these days. Too many old guys. Too many dead guys. Wars and issues and causes that chip your nails and get in the way of updating your Facebook page. Stuff that happened long ago, like, waaaay back in the last century. Pity. It's...
  • 'Open' by Andre Agassi

    'Open' by Andre Agassi
    The photograph of Andre Agassi on the cover of "Open," his just-published autobiography, was taken by Martin Schoeller, an Annie Leibovitz disciple. The book begins with a quote from Vincent van Gogh; Barbra Streisand is thanked in the acknowledgments....
  • Sampras to return

    The Newport Beach Breakers are bringing back one of the best players in tennis history this July. The Breakers selected 14-time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras with the first overall pick in the World Team Tennis Marquee Player Draft on Tuesday....
  • Federer, Nadal, Williams seek to answer questions at U.S. Open

    The year's final major, the U.S. Open, gets going in Flushing, N.Y., this week, and with it comes the usual bevy of questions. Is Roger Federer, after a relative dry spell, on the downslope of his career? Can Rafael Nadal finally win this tournament...
  • Breakers schedule released

    World Team Tennis released the 2011 schedule for the Newport Beach Breakers on Thursday, featuring seven home matches throughout July at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. The Breakers open July 5, when they play host to former Breaker Lindsay Davenport...
  • 'Special K' is coming

    'Special K' is coming
    Anne Keothavong, Great Britain's No. 2-ranked singles player, sometimes goes by the nickname, "Special K." The Newport Beach Breakers sure hope the tennis player will be special for them. The Breakers selected Keothavong with the first overall pick in...
  • Briefs: Hingis heading to Newport

    Former world No. 1 tennis player Martina Hingis, playing this season with the New York Sportimes of World Team Tennis, will play at the Newport Beach Breakers on July 9. The Breakers announced that Hingis, a five-time Grand Slam women's singles champion,...
  • Sampras on marquee

    Sampras on marquee
    Pete Sampras seemingly has little in common with Dirk Nowitzki.But at about the time Sampras began carving out a legacy as one of the greatest tennis players of all time in the early 1990s, Nowitzki was winning junior tennis tournaments in his native...
  • Nadal thinks today's generation might be strongest in tennis history

    Nadal thinks today's generation might be strongest in tennis history
    After he had moved into Wimbledon's fourth round Saturday, top-seeded and defending champion Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard, suggested that the top four players in the men's rankings now — himself, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray —...