| May 16, 2015
I suppose no matter who the opponent is, LeBron James is playing against Michael Jordan. Maybe that's as good an explanation as any for why James has been the Bulls' personal pothole in the playoff pavement.
Or maybe it is just that the teams the Bulls...
| May 17, 2015
| 9:28 AM
ROME -- Top-ranked Novak Djokovic bolstered his clay-court credentials a week ahead of Roland Garros with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over Roger Federer on Sunday to capture his fourth Italian Open title.
Extending his winning streak to 22 matches,...
| May 11, 2015
| 11:33 AM
NEWPORT, R.I. -- The International Tennis Hall of Fame museum has announced it will re-open next week with new technology, including a hologram of 17-time champion Roger Federer.
The museum said Monday that the hologram will be the first of its kind...
| May 6, 2015
| 6:15 AM
It has occurred to some that the people who invented Twitter and are now billionaires might have gotten inspiration from our late, great Allan Malamud.
At the Herald Examiner and later The Times, he produced daily notes and squibs. His opinions were not...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 1:54 PM
Although reports of the demise of the Big Four were premature, it was pretty predictable that with Swiss great Roger Federer snubbing the Miami Open for the second time in the last three years and a rusty Rafael Nadal getting shown the door in the third...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:37 PM
The white hair beads are long gone but surprisingly, Venus Williams is still here.
When Williams made her debut in Miami in 1997, she was a sinewy, 6-foot-1 beanpole with flailing arms that cracked powerful strokes that had never been seen before on the...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 5:33 PM
El Abierto de Miami se quedó sin su segundo preclasificado cuando Rafael Nadal se despidió el domingo en la tercera ronda al sucumbir 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 frente a su compatriota español Fernando Verdasco.
Nadal sigue con una asignatura pendiente en el torneo,...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 4:20 PM
Tennis can be cruel.
Just ask Juan Martin del Potro. At 20 years old, the 6-foot-6 affable Argentine stunned Roger Federer to win the 2009 U.S. Open and announced his arrival as a direct threat to the top four players of this generation.
| Mar 22, 2015
| 10:00 PM
For awhile Sunday, almost out of nowhere, he was the old man and the spree.
It was exceptional, almost awe-inspiring just to be there. You see lots of ordinary things in sports. You don't see much of this.
Could Roger Federer, left for dead in the...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:33 PM
It was a done deal in the desert. Then it wasn't.
World-ranking Nos. 1 and 4, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, made it to the semifinals a day earlier. Then, No. 2 Roger Federer took apart Tomas Berdych like a biology student working on a frog....
| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:17 AM
Redacción deportes, 23 mar (EFE).- Con la victoria de Novak Djokovic y de la rumana Simona Halep en Indian Wells, el torneo de Miami comienza esta semana en la costa este estadounidense, donde el serbio aspira también a su quinta corona, en unas pistas...