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  • Phil Jackson's hockey history...and Scotty Bowman's rings

    Phil Jackson's hockey history...and Scotty Bowman's rings
    Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson is renowned for his NBA success — but did you know that he’s a former hockey player and still a hockey fan? Jeff Moeller of the Kings’ public relations staff did a nice piece on Jackson’s hockey...
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers. But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...
  • Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final

    Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON -- It’s something of a cliché to discuss the obstacles that athletes have overcome to reach the pinnacle of their respective sports. Yet, if not for encountering difficulty along the way they might not have developed the determination that...
  • Marion Bartoli overpowers Sabine Lisicki for 2013 Wimbledon title

    WIMBLEDON, England — There's nothing conventional about Marion Bartoli on a tennis court. Her serve is anything but smooth. She pounds the ball with two hands from both sides, styled after Monica Seles. She can't stand still between points,...
  • Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit

     Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit
    "Venus Vs.," which premieres Tuesday on ESPN, is a new documentary film that follows the career of tennis star Venus Williams and her part in the fight to make the prize money in women's tennis equal to that of men's. There is a special focus on...
  • A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie

    A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie
    Ravens veteran offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie was convinced he had assumed permanent residence inside coach John Harbaugh's doghouse. Between frequently facing concerns about his weight and conditioning, reporting late for training camp after saying...
  • Marion Bartoli powers her way to Wimbledon women's final

    WIMBLEDON, England — Marion Bartoli said she took a nap shortly before playing her semifinal match against Kirsten Flipkens. Whatever dreams the lady from France had could not have been as good as the reality of her performance Thursday on...
  • 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...