| Mar 26, 2009
| 11:06 AM
New York has George Soros. L.A. has Eli Broad. Vegas? Bet you thought everyone was busy wagering. Wrong. The city, historically known more for carnality than compassion, has a range of denizens working not only for a better city but a better world....
| Mar 30, 2009
| 12:28 PM
Even after years of retirement, Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf are tennis royalty. And the world will salute them anew on May 17, as they grace the hallowed turf of Wimbledon?this time united against Tim Henman and Kim Clijsters for A Centre Court...
| Mar 30, 2009
| 2:20 PM
Las Vegas is the most popular vacation destination in our country. So this month...Wait, before I get into that, I need to back up.
Are you finding that just about everywhere you go you are confronted by a universal frenzy of fear, a collective...
| 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 22, 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 hottest...
| 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;...
| Feb 7, 2010
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 35 ||
|| 2. || First Rule by Robert...
| Nov 9, 2009
It's hard to tell which recently revealed tidbits about tennis legend Andre Agassi's life, published on Oct. 30 as excerpts of his upcoming autobiography, has caused more of a buzz: His yearlong flirtation with crystal meth or the fact that the glorious...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2009
ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
| Mar 22, 2010
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......