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  • Report names which U.S. athletes faced most drug testing in 2013

    It's no secret that American officials worry about doping in some sports more than others. Just look at the numbers. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency tested snowboard star Shaun White four times last year. Distance runner Galen Rupp was asked for seven times...
  • Venus Williams advances, Serena Williams falls at Family Circle Cup

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister Serena could not, battling from behind at the Family Circle Cup to defeat Chanelle Scheepers, 7-5, 7-5, on Wednesday. It was another long day for the elder...
  • 'American Masters: Billie Jean King'

    The tennis legend is profiled in this installment of the PBS documentary series, which focuses not only on her achievements as a player but also on her activism. The range of King's impact and achievements is indicated by the roster of interviewees...
  • Venus Williams sells in Hollywood Hills West

    Venus Williams has sold a home in Hollywood Hills West for $1.7 million. The midcentury post-and-beam house, built in 1955, features a foyer, a den, an updated kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Tax records show the house has 1,528 square feet...
  • Ron Popeil lists his Santa Barbara ranch for sale

    Ron Popeil lists his Santa Barbara ranch for sale
    Ron Popeil, the inventor and pitchman without parallel who founded the company Ronco, has listed his Rancho Quinta Ladera for sale in the Santa Barbara area at $4.995 million. The 150-acre manzanita- and oak-studded property includes riding trails,...
  • Maynard James Keenan lists rocker digs in Hollywood Hills

    Maynard James Keenan lists rocker digs in Hollywood Hills
    Maynard James Keenan, the frontman for metal groups Tool, a Perfect Circle and Puscifier, has listed his home in Hollywood Hills at $2.495 million. The Mediterranean-style house, built in 2000, features elaborate wooden ceilings, a bar, a den, a wine-...
  • Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon

    Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and reigning champion Andy Murray were a pair of easy opening-round winners on Centre Court at The Championships, Wimbledon. The former world No. 1 Djokovic won the first 11 games in steamrolling...
  • Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1,...
  • Venus Williams loses to Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon

    Venus Williams loses to Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon
    The comeback attempt of a five-time Wimbledon champion fell short here Friday, when Venus Williams was ousted by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic. Williams turned 34 on June 17, has a syndrome that brings symptoms of fatigue, and appeared to tire...
  • Murray, Djokovic Win at Wimbledon; Li Na, Venus Williams Lose

    Murray, Djokovic Win at Wimbledon; Li Na, Venus Williams Lose
    Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed another dominant display in overpowering Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to move to the fourth round. “It’s been a good first week, now I can rest up and be ready for Monday,” the third-...
  • BET Awards Live Blog: Lionel Richie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...