| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The U.S. Open tennis tournament begins Monday. Describing it is almost as hard as playing in it.
It is the most difficult tournament in the world to win, and that certainly includes the other three majors. Australia is friendly, exotic in its distance,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers.
But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...
| 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....
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:17 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:43 PM
NEW YORK -- It still seems impossible.
The scoreboard reads that 31-year-old Tommy Robredo, who had only won three of 27 sets and never a match from 32-year-old Roger Federer, who had never even won a match against the now retired Andy Roddick, stands...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:00 PM
WIMBLEDON, England -- As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:21 PM
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is calling on USC fans to support the school in its bid to assume operational responsibility of the Coliseum and Sports Arena.
This month, The Times reported that supporters of the California Science Center and the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:22 PM
9:30 a.m. Boxing: Light-heavyweights: Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo.--ESPN2
9:30 a.m. Golf: Women’s Solheim Cup first day: Europe vs. U.S. (in Parker, Colo.).--Golf
9:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 2004: Heritage vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:40 PM
Tennis—ATP World Tour-WTA, Western & Southern Open, 10 a.m., 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Little League Baseball—World Series, Noon, 2 and 7 p.m. (ESPN), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football—Minnesota Vikings at Buffalo Bills, 6 p.m. (ABC);...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
US Open tennis 2013 TV coverage: ESPN2, ESPN, Tennis Channel and CBS air the tournament from USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y., for the last Grand Slam tournament of the year Aug. 26-Sept. 9. The US Open returns to the USTA...