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Billie Jean King wasn't bashful about her opinion on the state of tennis during a quaint meet-and-greet for the new Orange County Breakers at the Ayres Hotel in Costa Mesa Tuesday night. She said tennis, mainly men's, is great globally, but the U.S. is...
Tags: Andre Agassi, Tennis, Andy Roddick, Lindsay Davenport
Fenway Park turned 100 on Friday, standing grander than ever. No place does better combining history with technology, and the clam chowder's awfully good too. In honor of Fenway, here's one guy's take on baseball's best-ever ballparks. The only caveat is...
Zap2ItSince the Rock Hudson-Susan Saint James series about San Francisco's police commissioner and his spouse was part of NBC's "Mystery Movie" anthology in the 1970s, any of its seasons consisted of only a relative handful of episodes. Six is the number here,...
Imagine browsing the store for toys with your 9-year-old daughter, and she picks up a doll wearing a half shirt, belly ring and eye shadow. "Mommy, is this doll for me to play with?" she asks. That's what happened to Jodi Norgaard, and it inspired her...
Change of SubjectIn his column Sunday, "We couldn't care less about women's basketball," Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Morrissey explains and defends the relative indifference of American sports fans to the dynastic University of Connecticut and other teams in female...
Rick Leach and Greg Washer had the golden touch Sunday. Competing at the United States Tennis Assn. Men's 45 Hardcourts at Westlake Tennis and Swim Club, Leach captured the singles title and teamed with Washer to win the doubles title. By winning a...
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
Between them they have won 42 Grand Slam titles. They have both been big advocates for World Team Tennis. Tonight at The Tennis Club Newport Beach, Billie Jean King and Lindsay Davenport are the perfect fits for Ladies Night. King, the WTT co-...
South Florida Sun-SentinelPhotos of show-biz legends — Bob Hope, Johnny Carson, Buffalo Bob Smith — line the bookshelves of Jack Drury's Fort Lauderdale office. A Howdy Doody doll rests on a chair outside his door. "I'd sit and look at all of this and think, 'Shut...
Zap2It.comBespectacled and always looking as if she were about to burst into giggles, Billie Jean King won a revolution brandishing nothing more deadly than a tennis racket. Those who came of age after the Nixon administration may not grasp why King strikes such a...
Tags: Colleges and Universities, Television, Movies, Tennis, Sports
Times Staff WriterWill FERRELL is the best thing to hit mainstream American movie comedy since the Farrellys thwacked it with spit and giggles. In his brief, ever-brightening film career, the funnyman has staked a claim on comedy with a screen persona that embodies the...
Tags: Burt Reynolds, Paul Rudd, Ben Stiller, Movies, Charlie Kaufman
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