| Jan 18, 2011
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. âYou pay more than $4,000, and I......
| May 8, 2009
The LPGA Tour played to form Thursday at Kingsmill, which translates to a veritable Embassy Row leaderboard.
Mexico, Australia by way of Great Britain, Finland and South Korea. Japan, Norway, the United States and Texas — the Lone Star State is...
| Nov 21, 2009
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....
| Mar 26, 2009
| 11:06 AM
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....
| Mar 30, 2009
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2009
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2009
| 12:47 PM
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....
| Sep 28, 2010
| 3:03 PM
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...
| May 31, 2010
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...
| Jul 22, 2010
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...
| Oct 28, 2009
Tennis star Andre Agassi was a regular meth freak? So much for pro athletes taking care of their bodies. In his new memoir, "Open," he reveals that he was using meth in the late '90s "I can't speak to addiction,......