| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The age-is-just-a-number cliche got a nice boost Monday at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
Venus Williams, 34, struggled through a three-set match to beat Kimiko Date-Krumm, soon to be 44.
No oxygen masks were needed. The players did not come out...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Venus Williams was eliminated Friday in the U.S. Open women’s singles, in a three-set match that was strange and compelling.
The winner was Sara Errani of Italy, a feisty, small doubles player who turned out to be just feisty enough in her 6-0, 0-...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open.
The 34-year-old, seven-times grand slam winner reached the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:32 PM
NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday.
Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:49 PM
How can the notorious Richie Incognito play for a guy named Lovie? The NFL's well-known bully visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday and could sign with the team. Head coach Lovie Smith said the team is evaluating the offensive lineman, but the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:36 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the U.S. Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam.
Djokovic, who has advanced to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:46 AM
(Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska tamed Venus Williams 6-4 6-2 to win the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Sunday, the third seeded Pole setting herself up as a player to watch at the U.S. Open.
The first win of the season for Radwanska, it provided a timely jolt...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-2, on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup women's title in Montreal.
The third-seeded Radwanska, the first Rogers Cup champion from Poland, picked up her first tournament victory of the year and the $441,000...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:48 AM
A site for the American Tennis Association's new permanent home and training center in South Florida is expected to be announced soon, a member of the project development team said Thursday.
For the past year, the nation's oldest black amateur tennis...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:10 PM
7 a.m. Soccer: Exhibition: Borussia Dortmund at Liverpool.--NBCSN
9 a.m. NFL preseason: Green Bay at Tennessee (d.).--NFL Net.
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS
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