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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Kings, Ducks announce full TV schedules

    Kings, Ducks announce full TV schedules
    The Kings and Ducks announced their respective TV schedules on Thursday, with each planning to make every regular-season game available on TV during the 2013-14 season. The teams’ Jan. 25 outdoor game at Dodger Stadium, part of the NHL’s...
  • UCLA's Devin Fuller has highlight moment that doesn't make a reel

    The  most impressive play by a UCLA receiver Saturday didn’t count. Sophomore Devin Fuller ran a crossing route, sending a Nevada defender on a Where’s Waldo search. He snagged a pass from quarterback Brett Hundley in stride for a 30-yard...
  • 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...