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  • TV This Week Nov. 3 - 9: 'American Masters' on PBS

    TV This Week Nov. 3 - 9: 'American Masters' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Friendly fire? A former detective puts...
  • 53-unit One Thousand Ocean condo sells out

    53-unit One Thousand Ocean condo sells out
    That’s a wrap for the One Thousand Ocean condominium in Boca Raton. A $2 million deal closed Monday, completing sales at the 53-unit waterfront development. The total sales volume: roughly $251 million, according to the developer, LXR Luxury...
  • 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...
  • If you go: World TeamTennis Smash Hits at Disney

    What: Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Smash Hits charity night of tennis When: 6 Sunday night Where: HP Field House, Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Co-hosts: Billie Jean King, Elton John Format: Venus Williams and Marion Bartoli will take on John...
  • Billie Jean King, Elton John to host night of tennis at Disney for charity

    Billie Jean King, Elton John to host night of tennis at Disney for charity
    Billie Jean King ran all over the court, chasing balls. For a six-time Wimbledon singles champion, most recently in 1975, King is accustomed to being prepared to cover the court. Just not when she arrived one time for what was expected to be a leisurely...
  • Elton John charity tennis event set for Wide World of Sports

    Elton John charity tennis event set for Wide World of Sports
    Tickets are on sale now for a charity tennis event featuring Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Billie Jean King and Elton John at Walt Disney World. Mylan WTT Smash Hits, which has raised more than $11.5 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and...
  • Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.

    Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.
    Former Hopman Cup champion John Isner will partner with up-and-coming American Sloane Stephens next January in the Hopman Cup, a warm-up event for the Australian Open. The 20-year-old Stephens upset No. 1-ranked Serena Williams this year at the...
  • Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open

    Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open
    Venus Williams beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, on Thursday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open semifinals in Tokyo for the first time. Williams, whose previous best in Tokyo was the quarterfinals in 2004, broke Bouchard with a...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Burn Notice' on USA

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Burn Notice' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 7 - 13, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Hero Contestants must take a...
  • L.A. Film Festival: 'Venus Vs.' filmmaker on tennis star-activist

    L.A. Film Festival: 'Venus Vs.' filmmaker on tennis star-activist
    This post has been updated. See bottom for details. Most people know Venus Williams for her ferocious backhand and overall power on the tennis court, but the 33-year-old athlete has also been an effective activist, specifically when it comes to the...
  • Women's semifinalists at Wimbledon are an unlikely final four

    Women's semifinalists at Wimbledon are an unlikely final four
    WIMBLEDON, England — The abnormal has become the new normal at Wimbledon, where one of the women's semifinalists was playing too poorly a year ago to compete here and the lone remaining past champion was eliminated Tuesday in the quarterfinals...