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Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova (June 7, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player and model.
Anna Kournikova (June 7, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player and model. « Show less

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  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • Knowing opponent's range, betting patterns is critical to playing ace-king

    Ace-king. This ever-enticing Texas hold 'em starting hand has many nicknames, my favorite being "Anna Kournikova." The comparison with the attractive former tennis player seems apt, since it's been said of both the hand and Kournikova, "Looks good,...
  • 'The Short Game' Filmmakers Dealt with Temper Tantrums, Stolen Cameras

    Movies about golf have been done before, and movies about children have also had their turn. But the two of them combined? The makers of "The Short Game" took on that challenge in their documentary, the first to be exclusively available through Netflix....
  • Gussy Moran dies at 89; tennis player caused Wimbledon uproar with short skirt

    Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
  • London Olympics a cry-fest for the ages

    London Olympics a cry-fest for the ages
    You know how they say there's no crying in baseball? Apparently they haven't gotten that  message at the London Olympics. Have you ever seen so much blubbering in your life? These athletes cry tears of joy when they win. They cry tears of sorrow when...
  • Yes, Anna Kournikova can relate

    Yes, Anna Kournikova can relate
    What does Anna Kournikova know about losing weight? Some saw her as a curious choice to help replace outgoing trainer Jillian Michaels when Season 12 of "The Biggest Loser" returned to Tuesdays on NBC. But the 30-year-old says she has plenty in common...
  • Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual

    Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual
    A bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...
  • Bob Harper soldiers on with 'The Biggest Loser'

    Bob Harper soldiers on with 'The Biggest Loser'
    It's Saturday morning and Bob Harper is sidling up to a stationary bike at Crunch gym on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. He's been teaching this cardio cycling class for years — long before becoming a trainer on NBC's "The Biggest Loser." In fact,...
  • Everyone's talking about the Jones girl

    Everyone's talking about the Jones girl
    I have to hand it to Lolo Jones, her marketing agent, Brandon Swibel, and the edgy promotional gurus at Red Bull. I can't think of another athlete with such a slim competitive resume becoming such a pre-Olympic star and attracting such an impressive...
  • 'The Biggest Loser' recap: Joe holds no grudge

     
    On "The Biggest Loser" Nov. 8, 2011: Ramone, suffering a tactical loss, was furious, but Joe, who was sent home, is taking things in stride. "I consider Vinny a dear friend of mine," Joe said during Wednesday morning's media conference call. "It's just...
  • Howard Stern as 'America's Got Talent' judge? No way, says parents group

     
    Parents Television Council protests Howard Stern as possible "America's Got Talent" judge...