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  • 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...
  • Serena Williams selected female athlete of year by Associated Press

    Serena Williams selected female athlete of year by Associated Press
    Serena Williams nearly owned women's tennis in 2013, and the Associated Press took notice by selecting her the female athlete of the year for the third time in her storied career. Williams has won the award three times, tying golfer Annika Sorenstam and...
  • PASSINGS: Peter Graf, Robert Dockson

    PASSINGS: Peter Graf, Robert Dockson
    Peter Graf Father of tennis great was jailed for tax fraud Peter Graf, 75, who mentored his daughter, tennis great Steffi Graf, but then went to jail for evading taxes on her earnings, died Nov. 30 at his home in Mannheim, Germany, his family said....
  • Brooke Shields scores a point against ex-husband Andre Agassi

    Brooke Shields scores a point against ex-husband Andre Agassi
    For Brooke Shields, ex-husband Andre Agassi is gone but not quite forgotten: She got a zinger in against him this week while co-hosting a "Today" show segment about divorce. Shields and Willie Geist were talking to Laura Wasser -- divorce attorney to...
  • Serena Williams might be a diva, but she's no quitter

    Serena Williams might be a diva, but she's no quitter
    Maybe she wore one too many flashy outfits. Or maybe it was that angry outburst toward a U.S. Open referee two years ago or maybe it's simply the Hollywood company she keeps (reality television star Kim Kardashian, in particular) that turned some people...
  • Orioles' Guthrie, Showalter criticize umpiring in Red Sox series

    Orioles' Guthrie, Showalter criticize umpiring in Red Sox series
    A contentious four-game series with the Boston Red Sox ended Sunday with four more ejections, Michael Gonzalez's not denying that he threw a purpose pitch behind David Ortiz, and Buck Showalter and Jeremy Guthrie criticizing the umpiring crew. "I've said...
  • Serena Bristles Over "Crip Walk" Question At U.S. Open

    Serena Bristles Over "Crip Walk" Question At U.S. Open
    American tennis star, Serena Williams --recently back in the States, after her gold medal triumph at the Olympics -- bristled at a question Saturday about her spontaneous "Crip Walk" dance in London, after she clinched the top honor in early August....
  • World Team Tennis: Agassi, Breakers are golden

    World Team Tennis: Agassi, Breakers are golden
    IRVINE — On the eve of the London Olympics, former world No. 1 tennis player Andre Agassi discussed Monday what it meant for him to win gold in 1996 in Atlanta. Agassi, who played against the Breakers in 2009, has always been a big supporter of...
  • Rafael Nadal aiming for fourth straight Slam; Serena Williams is not

     
    The Australian Open is about to begin, showing up at all hours of the day and night on our televisions (ESPN's family of networks) beginning Sunday. There are obvious story lines, the most compelling being the chance for Rafael Nadal......
  • Andre Agassi shows nude photo of Steffi Graf for charity -- or does he?

     
    Andre Agassi is quite a salesman. Using a rather unorthodox sales technique, the former tennis great managed to get $7,000 for a porcelain plate at a charity auction earlier this month in Taiwan. “You pay more than $4,000, and I......