| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:30 PM
An East Coast autograph broker said Tuesday that Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was paid $7,500 for signing about 300 mini- and full-sized helmets on Jan. 11-12 while he was attending an event in Connecticut, ESPN reported.
The broker played two...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer, owner of 17 Grand Slam titles, the most in history, opened his U.S. Open on Tuesday with a sloppy win over Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. Federer had originally been scheduled to play Monday night but rain postponed the match....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Former record-setting Oscar Smith High quarterback Phillip Sims, a former Virginia starter who was declared academically ineligible to play for the Cavaliers, said he’ll transfer to CIAA champion Winston-Salem State.
The Rams were 14-1 and the...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Having not played John Isner in two years, it took Juan Martin del Potro a while to adjust to the hair-raising speed and peculiar trajectory of the 6-foot-10 American's serve.
But once del Potro figured it out, abandoning his initial strategy of fielding...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Former Hopman Cup champion John Isner will partner with up-and-coming American Sloane Stephens next January in the Hopman Cup, a warm-up event for the Australian Open.
The 20-year-old Stephens upset No. 1-ranked Serena Williams this year at the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Andy Roddick might have thought that it would be the end of grueling travel schedules when he retired from professional tennis last September.
That hasn't entirely been true for Roddick, the former world No. 1 and 2003 U.S. Open champion. This week...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:18 AM
When it comes to capturing that particular South Florida brand of “culture” –– a paella of high art and low, music and film, fashion and skin, food and drinks, all unlimited by ethnicity, age and geography (unless traffic is really...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:43 AM
El español Rafael Nadal y el serbio Novak Djokovic continúan con su particular lucha por el número uno de la clasificación mundial de la ATP, favorable al balear de momento, lo que amplía la ventaja con sus perseguidores ahora cifrada, tras la final que...