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  • Tuesday's local and college roundup: Steamers rally past Pilots 7-5 in clash of Coastal Plain League's top teams

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Flagler's Nick Kranick hit a three-run double with two outs in the eighth as Edenton (19-4), which has the CPL’s best record, won 7-5 Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium over the Peninsula Pilots (15-7), who have...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    WIMBLEDON, England — Three of tennis' marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That's relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set....
  • Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon

    WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
  • 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,...
  • Nadal battles back to advance at Wimbledon

    Nadal battles back to advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- World No. 1 Rafael Nadal pulled back from the abyss to reach the Wimbledon third round Thursday just when it looked as though Lukas Rosol had returned to haunt him. Two years after being knocked out at the same stage by the hard-hitting...
  • Pippa Middleton, Michelle Dockery hang out at Wimbledon

    Pippa Middleton, Michelle Dockery hang out at Wimbledon
    Ever wonder what celebs talk about when the sit near each other at public events? Us too! So leave it to Pippa Middleton and "Downton Abbey" star Michelle Dockery to put those gears in motion.  The British ladies were seated near each at the Wimbledon...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Cleveland chooses U.Va.'s Harris with 33rd pick of NBA draft; ODU gains commitment from N.C. linebacker

    NBA: The Cleveland Cavaliers chose former Virginia star Joe Harris with the 33rd pick of the NBA draft -- the third selection of the second round -- Thursday night. Harris, who led U.Va.'s Cavaliers to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season...
  • 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-...
  • At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads

    When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon. Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill. Rain in most places comes down hard...
  • Venus Williams is giving it her all in the twilight of her career

    Venus Williams won a first-round match on a side court on the opening day of Wimbledon on Monday, and it was a big deal. OK, maybe not for anybody other than die-hard Venus Williams fans and Venus herself. It isn't as if anybody is expecting her to...
  • Li Na's tennis game is on track, her personality pleasingly off-kilter

    In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na. She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft. She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....