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  • Plant-based diets take root in U.S. among athletes, exercisers

    Plant-based diets take root in U.S. among athletes, exercisers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Brendan Brazier it all started with a smoothie. The former Ironman triathlete and ultra-marathon champion said he decided to change to a vegan diet as a high school athlete hoping to turn professional. "I knew I had to improve,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery

    Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery
    Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, an injury the New York Mets' young ace hopes will not require surgery. Harvey and General manager Sandy Alderson both say they we're shocked when they were given the results of the MRI...
  • Sloane Stephens barely avoids upset by Mandy Minella

    Sloane Stephens barely avoids upset by Mandy Minella
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens, an Australian Open semifinalist and a rising American talent, survived a match full of errors in which she wasted two match points on her own serve but beat¬† Mandy Minella, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), on Monday in a first-round U....
  • Antawn Jamison agrees to one-year contract with Clippers

    Antawn Jamison agrees to one-year contract with Clippers
    Free-agent forward Antawn Jamison told The Times on Monday afternoon that he’d reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Clippers for the veteran’s minimum of $1.4 million. Jamison, a 15-year veteran who spent last season with the...
  • UCLA football: Bruins looking to spend less time in the sack

    The 52 sacks UCLA allowed last season were a talking point post-practice Monday. Coach Jim Mora said it took a village to allow the second-most sacks in the nation -- Washington State gave up 57. But Mora said that quarterback Brett Hundley had to do...
  • U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win

    U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win
    NEW YORK — Top-seeded Serena Williams, the defending U.S. Open champion, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Williams won 24 of 30 points in the first set and started out the second...
  • 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...