| Mar 22, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Publishers Weekly's final tally of 2009 books sales has a few surprises. Who would have guessed that California author Lisa See was selling as many books as E.L. Doctorow and Margaret Atwood put together? Or that political tomes from Sarah......
| May 31, 2010
Tungsten. Basalt. Giant holes. "Smart" materials that morph from hard to soft. Tennis rackets, like everything in life, seem to get stranger and techier by the minute — but do they actually make you hit the ball better? We gathered four of the...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 10:09 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Rafael Nadal swept Tomas Berdych in straight sets Sunday to win his second Wimbledon title and eighth Grand Slam championship.
The top-ranked Spaniard beat the 12th-seeded Czech 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in 2 hours, 13 minutes to reinforce...
| Mar 20, 2011
Do you think you might have, or might be, a pushy stage mother? Do you think you might have, or might be, a crazed sports dad?
"Certainly not!" say the parents.
Eye rolls from the kids.
Meet Henry and Eva, lifelong best friends who pass back and...
| Dec 15, 2010
BURBANK TENNIS CENTER — Since its opening 13 years ago, the Burbank Tennis Center has held its share of elite events.
For a number of years the facility hosted a professional event that featured the likes of Andy Roddick, Andre Agassi and...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:28 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The first serve John McEnroe hit was an ace Thursday night.
McEnroe, now 51, appeared humble in the World Team Tennis match at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.
"It's the first [ace] I've got in 30 years," he said.
It was early;...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:02 PM
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 —...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:41 AM
The NFL lockout hasn’t interrupted Michael Vick’s image and commercial rehab
The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback from Newport News and Virginia Tech has reunited with apparel giant Nike for an endorsement deal, Vick’s Virginia Beach...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:46 PM
A contentious four-game series with the Boston Red Sox ended Sunday with four more ejections, Michael Gonzalez's not denying that he threw a purpose pitch behind David Ortiz, and Buck Showalter and Jeremy Guthrie criticizing the umpiring crew.
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:08 AM
Top Spin 4 PS3, X360, Wii/$49.99-$59.99/March 15
In the past, tennis video games were created to simulate the sport, from the first service to match point. Sadly, as accurate as these simulations are, they often fail to truly capture the intensity,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 1:45 PM
From presidents to professional athletes, more than one hundred celebrities are getting behind an effort to help Danville build a new animal shelter.
Cages are full and space is tight at the Danville Area Humane Society.
"Operating a shelter the size of...