| 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 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:...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:45 PM
American teenager Jack Sock earned his first Grand Slam victory, beating the oldest player in the draw at the U.S. Open.
The 18-year-old from Lincoln, Neb., defeated Marc Gicquel of France 6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 on Wednesday. At 34, the 96th-ranked Gicquel...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 5:20 PM
NEW YORK -- He had every excuse -- a season-ending knee injury, his
collegiate career likely ending, two degrees already earned -- to let
the studies slide some during the fall semester.
Instead, through dealing with a variety of emotions, through...
| 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....
| May 15, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Sports Illustrated's venerable Paul (Dr. Z) Zimmerman needs financial help to deal with the aftermath of strokes that have left him in a bad way, and the sports world has stepped up by donating auction items that are available through......