| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For over three-quarters of a century men's tennis in Japan has played out like a kabuki tragedy, filled with decades of barren results, embarrassments and even a suicide.
Although Kei Nishikori was beaten 6-3 6-3 6-3 by Marin Cilic...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:06 PM
We trekked out to the U.S. Open's venerable Grandstand Court on Tuesday on a mission of promise.
Young Jack Sock, up-and-coming U.S. tennis player, was playing his first-round match.
The Grandstand is special. For years, it has been an appendage to...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:08 AM
"Fashion Police" host Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after she stopped breathing during an outpatient throat surgery at a doctor's office on Thursday, but reportedly was resting comfortably in stable condition on Friday. [New...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:54 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brilliant sunshine was unable to hide a dark day for American men at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as five home grown hopes packed their bags and headed for the exits.
Eight American men took the courts at the sprawling U.S. National...
| Jul 18, 2014
Who I am
Christy Childers from Chicago.
"High Fidelity" by Nick Hornby, "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontė, "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green and "Christy" by Catherine Marshall.
This piece first ran in Printers...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed another dominant display in overpowering Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to move to the fourth round.
“It’s been a good first week, now I can rest up and be ready for Monday,” the third-...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Sunday was a day of rest and reflection at Wimbledon. So we reflected.
Eyes squinting, brow furrowed, chin resting in palm of hand, we pondered the issue: How good are our tennis players from the United States?
It was a short reflection....
| May 14, 2014
| 6:14 PM
A team of real estate investment executives has founded an investment firm called Turner Impact Capital that is intended to do "good works" while returning strong financial returns for investors.
The Santa Monica firm is led by Chief Executive Bobby...
| May 27, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Michael Mina, chef, author and founder of Mina Group, recently opened Bourbon Steak in Glendale, a modern American steakhouse serving cuts such as Wagyu rib cap with bearnaise to denizens of the Americana at Brand. Mina, born in Egypt and raised in...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:50 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na, 7-5, 6-1, at the Sony Open on Saturday.
Williams surpassed the tournament record of six titles she originally set...