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  • Novak Djokovic beats Stanislas Wawrinka to advance at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — It was a single tennis game that lasted 21 minutes. Stanislas Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland who has always played in the shadow of his countryman Roger Federer, saved five break points in that game in the fifth set. He...
  • ESPN film on Jimmy Connors at 1991 U.S. Open premieres Tuesday

    There have been few sporting events, for this reporter anyway, as exciting as the 1991 U.S. Open when Jimmy Connors, at 39, improbably made it to the semifinals with the excitement and tension and noise and fan delight building during each match Connors...
  • US Open tennis 2013 TV coverage

     
    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...
  • Sloane Stephens barely avoids upset by Mandy Minella

    Sloane Stephens barely avoids upset by Mandy Minella
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens, an Australian Open semifinalist and a rising American talent, survived a match full of errors in which she wasted two match points on her own serve but beat  Mandy Minella, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), on Monday in a first-round U....
  • U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win

    U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win
    NEW YORK — Top-seeded Serena Williams, the defending U.S. Open champion, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Williams won 24 of 30 points in the first set and started out the second...
  • Review: "Olbermann"

    While Fox Sports 1 has been mounting a national alternative -- including a talkshow that should even make Regis Philbin blush -- ESPN has been gradually adding to its arsenal, signing former Foxsports.com columnist Jason Whitlock, numbers guru Nate Silver...
  • Tennis ref once accused of killing husband sues claiming false arrest

    Tennis ref once accused of killing husband sues claiming false arrest
    Tennis referee Lois Goodman, once accused of fatally bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup, is suing the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Coroner, claiming false arrest and malicious prosecution. The criminal...
  • Tuesday's college and local roundup: Conference USA announces more bowl tie-ins

    Colleges: Football: Conference USA, in which Old Dominion will compete in 2014, entered into agreements to participate in at least three bowl games per season over a six-year span. It will send a team to the New Orleans Bowl each season and could...
  • Orioles test their pingpong skills against Maryland Table Tennis Center stars

    Orioles test their pingpong skills against Maryland Table Tennis Center stars
    Before Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards, the Orioles were joined in the clubhouse by kids from the Maryland Table Tennis Center for an exhibition -- and then some competition. Under the guidance of USA Table Tennis...
  • Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx

    Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx
    With the announcement he will be on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis joined some elite company. Former Orioles including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. have graced the cover of the...
  • CBS, Time Warner Cable Reach Pact to Air NYC Debates

    CBS and Time Warner Cable have agreed to suspend the blackout of the Eye in Gotham -- but only long enough to air debates among candidates in two of New York City's political races. The New York City Campaign Finance Board announced Wednesday that the...