| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Maybe she wore one too many flashy outfits. Or maybe it was that angry outburst toward a U.S. Open referee two years ago or maybe it's simply the Hollywood company she keeps (reality television star Kim Kardashian, in particular) that turned some people...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:35 PM
NEW YORK — Obviously, it was some of the loudest tennis ever played. There was more sustained shrieking than at a Justin Bieber concert. Yet in enduring the late summer heat, humidity and a swirling wind, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova also...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:02 PM
NEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova recoiled at the question. Should women play five sets in the tennis majors like the men?
"Five sets?" said Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion and No. 2 seed at the 2012 New Haven Open. "I'm so glad we are not playing...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:54 AM
I often feel good about my 14-year old son, but imagine my pride when I heard him humming Ozzy Osborne’s “Crazy Train” in the back seat this weekend.
The Women’s National Basketball Association---
I took in a WNBA game over the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Andy Murray still doesn't pack 'em in, even on a sultry desert-perfect night in a big-time tennis event. Not even when he has taken his game to a level projected by many to be unreachable by the always-solid Scot.
In Murray's case, the perception hasn't...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Tennis did its best to serve up a classic dish Thursday night in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. But a dash of this and a pinch of that were missing.
We expect plenty of spice every time Roger Federer plays Rafael Nadal. It is a legacy built on...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
On a hot summer-like Sunday afternoon, in a stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a huge misplaced castle, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal slid onto his back and into the bright lights of his sport once again.
It was match point...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Justin Gimelstob certainly is no Martin Luther King. But he has a dream.
He is unhappy that professional tennis left Los Angeles and he wants it back.
To that end, the first L.A. Tennis Challenge will be played Monday night at Pauley Pavilion. It is...
| Mar 5, 2013
Charlie Pasarell has long been tennis' answer to baseball's Field of Dreams. Pasarell built it, and they came.
Actually, Pasarell kept building, and the players kept coming. No singular sensation for this visionary of the sport.
Monday in New York,...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Men's college lacrosse
St. Paul's freshman Gordon orally commits to UNC
St. Paul's freshman attackman-midfielder Mitch Gordon orally committed to North Carolina on Saturday night, according to Inside Lacrosse. Gordon, who is 6 feet 2 and 160 pounds,...
| Jan 19, 2013
Everyone deserves life with dignity in their final years, whether you dug ditches or played tennis on the world's most famous stages.
Gertrude "Gussy" Moran did the latter. She also got that deserved dignity because of the extraordinary kindness of a...