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  • Leaked Tennis Channel email compares Comcast to 'brutal captor'

    Leaked Tennis Channel email compares Comcast to 'brutal captor'
    Ken Solomon, chief executive of the small Tennis Channel, regrets the 4 a.m. email blast he sent staff members of the Santa Monica-based network. Solomon composed the email last month from his Paris hotel room, hours after the Court of Appeals for the...
  • 'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe

    'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe
    Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases,  John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
  • Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97

    Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97
    Gene Mako, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his wife, Laura. He was 97 and had...
  • PASSINGS: Gene Mako, Thomas Penfield Jackson

    Gene Mako Champion tennis player in 1930s Gene Mako, 97, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals
    The controversial decision to seed two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal at No. 5 in this year’s tournament means that he could face seven-time winner Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, a possibility that arose Friday when the tournament draw...
  • Rafael Nadal is upset in first round at Wimbledon

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1. Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
  • Smiles abundant at annual special needs tennis event

    Smiles abundant at annual special needs tennis event
    They hopped through obstacle courses, they batted spongy balls with tennis rackets, they kicked around an oversized exercise ball and they played a variety of games. But through it all, what they did most was smile. For the ninth year, the Burbank...
  • Maria Sharapova upset on day of big falls at Wimbledon

    A wave of injuries and upsets hit the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, taking No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova of Russia out of the women’s competition. Sharapova, hobbled by a hip injury, slipped...
  • Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon

    Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon
    In the most stunning of upsets on a day filled with surprises, third-seeded and seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was eliminated in the second round by Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine, derailing Federer’s chance to win an 18th Grand Slam...
  • Venus Williams beaten again in second round of U.S. Open

    NEW YORK -- Venus Williams gave every ounce of effort she had in her 33-year-old body that is touched by an immune system disease and pained with back issues. She lunged for volleys and yelled in effort on big serves. But as the three-set match crept...
  • Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open

    Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Bob and Mike Bryan, the twin brothers from Camarillo and the top-ranked doubles team, survived a third-round match against Canadians Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil on Sunday at the U.S. Open. The Bryans came away with a 6-7 (1), 7-5, 6-2...