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  • Kaley Cuoco engaged to Ryan Sweeting — after dating only 3 months

    Kaley Cuoco engaged to Ryan Sweeting — after dating only 3 months
    Kaley Cuoco knows how to seize an opportunity: "The Big Bang Theory" actress and tennis-player beau Ryan Sweeting are engaged! Seems like only yesterday she was debuting him on the red carpet. Oh, wait, it was only this past weekend, wasn't it? Cuoco'...
  • U.S. Open's grit is linked with that of Jimmy Connors

    U.S. Open's grit is linked with that of Jimmy Connors
    The U.S. Open tennis tournament begins Monday. Describing it is almost as hard as playing in it. It is the most difficult tournament in the world to win, and that certainly includes the other three majors. Australia is friendly, exotic in its distance,...
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    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...
  • Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open

    Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Bob and Mike Bryan, the twin brothers from Camarillo and the top-ranked doubles team, survived a third-round match against Canadians Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil on Sunday at the U.S. Open. The Bryans came away with a 6-7 (1), 7-5, 6-2...
  • Serena Williams dominates Sloane Stephens, moves to quarterfinals

    Serena Williams dominates Sloane Stephens, moves to quarterfinals
    NEW YORK — Serena Williams advanced to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the 11th time with an emphatic 6-4, 6-1 win over 20-year-old fellow American Sloane Stephens. Stephens is considered heir to Williams' spot at the top of tennis. Stephens...
  • Tennis Channel loses bid for new hearing in Comcast dispute

    Tennis Channel loses bid for new hearing in Comcast dispute
    The Tennis Channel has lost its bid for a review of a pivotal court decision in its marathon legal match against cable giant Comcast Corp. On Wednesday, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Tennis Channel's petition that asked...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Last Tango in Halifax,' 'Boardwalk Empire,' more

    McNamara's Picks: 'Last Tango in Halifax,' 'Boardwalk Empire,' more
    "Last Tango in Halifax" -- The best new show of the fall is a rapturous mix of absurdly fairy-tale-romance and frantic modern complications, set in the sylvan drear of Yorkshire and brought to life by masterfully shaded performances. “Last Tango...
  • U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal easily advances to U.S. Open final

    U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal easily advances to U.S. Open final
    NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last summer because of a knee injury, will play in Monday's final against top-seeded Novak Djokovic. Nadal, seeded second, won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2, over eighth-seeded Richard Gasquet,...
  • Review: Billie Jean King's story is about much more than tennis

     Review: Billie Jean King's story is about much more than tennis
    Forty years ago, Billie Jean King played Bobby Riggs in the most famous tennis match in American history. Dubbed "The Battle of the Sexes," it was as much a contest of ideologies as athleticism. King represented the fight for women's rights, and Riggs,...
  • Tennis umpire once accused of killing husband returns to U.S. Open

    Tennis umpire once accused of killing husband returns to U.S. Open
    Tennis umpire Lois Goodman, once accused of fatally bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup, told the "Today" show Tuesday that while she is grateful to her attorneys, her life will never be the same. Goodman, who is working as a umpire at...
  • Andy Murray to have back surgery, will miss rest of season

    Andy Murray to have back surgery, will miss rest of season
    Andy Murray, only two months removed from winning Wimbledon for his second Grand Slam tennis championship, will miss the rest of the season after deciding to undergo back surgery. Murray, ranked No. 3 in the world, missed the French Open this spring...