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  • Serena suffers earliest Wimbledon exit since 2005

    Serena suffers earliest Wimbledon exit since 2005
    LONDON -- It was not quite a Jill Craybas moment for Serena Williams at a soggy Wimbledon on Saturday but her third round defeat by Frenchwoman Alize Cornet was shocking all the same. Just as when she was beaten by obscure fellow American Craybas at the...
  • 'Open' by Andre Agassi

    'Open' by Andre Agassi
    The photograph of Andre Agassi on the cover of "Open," his just-published autobiography, was taken by Martin Schoeller, an Annie Leibovitz disciple. The book begins with a quote from Vincent van Gogh; Barbra Streisand is thanked in the acknowledgments....
  • Goodwill Guardians

    Goodwill Guardians
    New York has George Soros. L.A. has Eli Broad. Vegas? Bet you thought everyone was busy wagering. Wrong. The city,  historically known more for carnality than compassion, has a range of denizens working not only for a better city but a better world....
  • Eye on the Ball

    Eye on the Ball
    Even after years of retirement, Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf are tennis royalty. And the world will salute them anew on May 17, as they grace the hallowed turf of Wimbledon?this time united against Tim Henman and Kim Clijsters for A Centre Court...
  • Letter from the Editor

    Letter from the Editor
    Las Vegas is the most popular vacation destination in our country. So this month...Wait, before I get into that, I need to back up. Are you finding that just about everywhere you go you are confronted by a universal frenzy of fear, a collective...
  • Serena Williams survives scare at Sony Ericsson Open

    Serena Williams survives scare at Sony Ericsson Open
    Serena Williams, the No. 1 seed and top-ranked player in the world, survived a scare in Wednesday's quarterfinals at the Sony Ericsson Open. She struggled early, but defeated China's Li Na 4-6, 7-6(1), 6-2. "I'm a little disappointed," Williams said....
  • New Sun critic takes his place at the table

    New Sun critic takes his place at the table
    As long as I've been writing restaurant criticism, first as a freelancer for the City Paper and later for The Baltimore Sun, people have always been curious about my qualifications. Some of them were actually nice about it. Now that I'm The Sun's...
  • Techy Tennis Rackets

    Techy Tennis Rackets
    Tungsten. Basalt. Giant holes. "Smart" materials that morph from hard to soft. Tennis rackets, like everything in life, seem to get stranger and techier by the minute—but do they actually make you hit the ball better? We gathered four of the hottest...
  • 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...
  • 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...