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  • Bryant McKinnie brings a mountain of answers

    Bryant McKinnie brings a mountain of answers
    So I typed "Bryant McKinnie and …" in the internet search engine, and the top five search terms were: 1) "… Serena Williams," whose sister, Venus, he dated; 2) "… Jacoby Jones," with mention of the Baltimore receiver on McKinnie's...
  • Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli advance to Wimbledon final

    Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli advance to Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON, England —- Whether it's Sabine Lisicki or Marion Bartoli who receives the Venus Rosewater Dish on Saturday, the Wimbledon women's champion will be a deserving first-time Grand Slam victor. Lisicki, the German-born 23rd-seeded player who...
  • Venus Williams still a role model in sports landscape

    Venus Williams still a role model in sports landscape
    Let's take a break from Richie Incognito. The man at the center at the center of allegations of bullying in the Miami Dolphins locker room has triggered queries about role models on CNN. My question is this: Why are we overlooking the role models...
  • Tee off at Games?

    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...
  • IOC head says Phelps deserves second chance

    International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said swimming star Michael Phelps failed in his duty as a role model but deserves a second chance after being photographed with a marijuana pipe. Rogge said Phelps' apology and promise not to do it...
  • Digest: Hingis replaces V. Williams for Kastles next week

    World TeamTennis Hingis replaces V. Williams for Kastles next week Reigning World TeamTennis Female Most Valuable Player Martina Hingis will represent the Washington Kastles in their quest for history Monday and Tuesday, replacing Venus Williams, who...
  • 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...
  • How empty will American tennis look once Williams sisters aren't around?

    KEY BISCAYNE — Venus Williams spoke in a whisper late Saturday afternoon, the words of disappointment barely making it out of her mouth. She sounded tired. She sounded old. "I was having some pain, and then just wanted to see how I felt in the warm...
  • Digest: Oakland Mills forward Long will join Patsos at Siena

    Colleges Oakland Mills forward Long will join Patsos at Siena Oakland Mills senior Lavon Long committed to Siena during an official visit Thursday. The 6-foot-6 forward signed with Loyola in November, but received a release from his letter of intent...
  • Michelle Marciniak to be featured in an ESPN documentary

     
    Former Central Catholic basketball star Michelle Marciniak will be featured prominently in a new ESPN documentary on longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt. Marciniak, of course, won a national championship as a member of Summitt's Lady...
  • Randy Jackson, Jennifer Hudson on ‘The View’

     
    What is Randy Jackson's futureĀ on “American Idol”? Perhaps he will say Monday when he visits “The View.” There have been reports that Jackson, the only original judge left on the Fox show, will become a mentor to “Idol”...