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  • Martin Kampmann looks to avoid judges in rematch with Carlos Condit

    On April Fools’ Day of 2009, Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit stood in the middle of the cage enduring the longest moments for an MMA fighter. After spending 15 competitive minutes trying to knock out or submit their opponent, all they could do now...
  • Venus Williams beaten again in second round of U.S. Open

    NEW YORK -- Venus Williams gave every ounce of effort she had in her 33-year-old body that is touched by an immune system disease and pained with back issues. She lunged for volleys and yelled in effort on big serves. But as the three-set match crept...
  • Film academy broadens ranks, diversity with 276 new invitees

    What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'American Experience' on KOCE

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 30 - July 6, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Nine for IX Celebrating 40 years of...
  • Eclectic mix of movies takes off at Los Angeles Film Festival 2013

    Eclectic mix of movies takes off at Los Angeles Film Festival 2013
    The Los Angeles Film Festival occupies a unique and challenging middle ground. It comes after the annual opening festival rounds of Sundance, Berlin, South by Southwest and Cannes but before the fall circuit that includes Telluride, Venice, Toronto, New...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
  • Spotted: Venus Williams puckers up to her Cuban hottie

    Spotted: Venus Williams puckers up to her Cuban hottie
    Looks like a match point to me.  Tennis champ Venus Williams was spotted canoodling with her boyfriend, Elios Pis, at the Sony Open Tennis tournament held through March 31 in Key Biscayne. The cute couple managed to sneek in a few kisses before...
  • Andy Roddick to play for Springfield Lasers this summer

    Andy Roddick to play for Springfield Lasers this summer
    SPRINGFIELD, MO. — The Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO completed its 2013 Marquee Player Draft earlier today. The Springfield Lasers, with the first overall pick of the draft, selected former World #1 and American tennis icon, Andy...
  • Venus Williams loses in first round at Wimbledon

    Venus Williams loses in first round at Wimbledon
    Venus Williams, a five-time Wimbledon champion, lost in the first round Monday to Elena Vesnina of Russia, 6-1, 6-3. Williams, who is ranked 58th in the world, was able to break Vesnina's serve only once. Vesnina, who is ranked 78th, broke Williams'...
  • 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...
  • Tennis star Venus Williams parlays her style smarts into EleVen

    Tennis star Venus Williams parlays her style smarts into EleVen
    When a perfect 10 isn't enough, there's EleVen. That's the name of tennis pro and sports style icon Venus Williams' new "tennis lifestyle brand," with its dresses, tops and bottoms designed to be worn on and off the court. Williams, 32, is the winner of...