| Sep 7, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Mikhail Youzhny, a 28-year-old Russian veteran, made it to his second U.S. Open quarterfinal Tuesday by eliminating one of the six Spaniards left in the men's draw, Tommy Robredo, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Youzhny is not unfamiliar with success here.......
| Sep 4, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Mardy Fish, 28 and without many of the magic moments that had been predicted for the athletic tennis player who grew up with Andy Roddick and James Blake, stood in the center of Louis Armstrong Stadium on Saturday afternoon and......
| Sep 5, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Andy Murray, the Scotsman with good foot speed and a multilayered baseline game, has said more than once that if he could pick one major tournament to win it would be the U.S. Open and not his more-native Wimbledon. If......
| Sep 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
For a few moments Wednesday at the U.S. Open it felt like 2009 for Melanie Oudin. She was fighting back from a first-set loss to a higher-seeded opponent, pumping her fists, squealing "Come on," and drawing the partisan crowd on......
| Dec 27, 2009
You know you've reached a career pinnacle when an award is named after you. So it was only fitting that the Alex Award, created for excellence in entertainment package design, was named after Alex Steinweiss, the father of modern-day album covers....
| Jan 14, 2010
Dennis Stock, a photographer best known for his iconic Life magazine photo of film legend James Dean walking through a rainy Times Square in a dark overcoat, has died. He was 81.
Stock, who was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer a few weeks ago and...
| Feb 14, 2010
If you're headed to see the Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz., this spring, know that there's plenty to do besides baseball. About a two-hour drive south from Glendale, a Phoenix suburb, is Tucson, one of the Cactus League's two original towns.
| Apr 14, 2011
Dot Records founder Randy Wood was looking for a song for a young Pat Boone to record in 1955 and found it in the Fats Domino hit "Ain't That a Shame?" Except Boone, then an English major, wanted to sing "Isn't That a Shame?" After a few run-throughs,...
| Aug 26, 2010
George David Weiss, a prolific songwriter who co-wrote "Can't Help Falling in Love," "What a Wonderful World," "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and many other pop hits, has died. He was 89.
Weiss, a former longtime president of the Songwriters Guild of America,...
| Feb 8, 2011
Mary Cleere Haran, a singer, actress and writer whose performances and recordings brought new perspectives to classic American popular songs, died Saturday in Deerfield Beach, Fla. She was 58.
The Broward County coroner's office confirmed that she died...
| Feb 6, 2011
Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details,...