| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:38 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2011
Federer a major threat
Los Angeles Times
A year ago I didn't think Roger Federer had another major tournament win in him. But with the way he played at the French Open, making the finals, Federer stamped himself as the man most likely to...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 8:58 PM
American Mardy Fish shouldn't find Washington's Legg Mason Tennis Classic quite as lonesome as Wimbledon's second week is apt to be.
The sole American man to advance to Wimbledon's round of 16, Fish will lead a strong contingent of countrymen into...
| 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...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:08 PM
The last thing viewers of the comedy "Mr. Sunshine" (8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, ABC) probably expected was to see sweet man-child Roman get a girlfriend.
Nate Torrence, who plays the son of the Sunshine Center's owner, Crystal (Allison Janney), is all...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 5:33 PM
There are times when Michael Shabaz looks at old photos and thinks back to the kid who came to Virginia four years ago and wonders: Who was that guy?
Sure, he arrived in Charlottesville with a closet full of junior tennis awards and a world of potential....
| Feb 22, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:42 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:33 PM
7 a.m. Tennis: Eastbourne final: Tamira Paszek vs. Angelique Kerber.--Tennis Ch.
8 a.m. Golf: BMW International Open third round (in Cologne, Germany).--Golf
8 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One European Grand Prix qualifying (in Valencia, Spain).--...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 11:25 PM
We start by putting our Bud Light Spotlight on what I like to call “Primal Scream.”
It’s awesome and hilarious. And it capped one of the best tennis matches in Grand Slam history – the Men’s Final at the Australian open....
| Aug 26, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Several Januarys ago, Roger Federer --one of the greatest tennis players of all time -- cried after losing the Australian Open to his rival, Rafael Nadal, of Spain. The two men had battled five sets, for more than four hours, but the five-years-younger...