| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Su'a Cravens wasted no time making an impression for USC by intercepting a pass in the first quarter of the Trojans' 30-13 victory at Hawaii.
Now the freshman safety is looking forward to his first game in the Coliseum.
Cravens will start again on...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Serena Williams, the defending champion and No. 1-ranked women's player in the world, received the top seed for the U.S. Open, which begins Monday in New York.
Seeded second is Victoria Azarenka, who beat Williams in three sets last week in Cincinnati...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:46 PM
NEW YORK — John Isner had played long and late Thursday to pull out a physically taxing four-set win over flashy Frenchman Gael Monfils, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4) at the U.S. Open.
The New York crowd had firmly planted itself on the side of the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:22 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday.
Just not Sunday.
Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:42 PM
NEW YORK---Top seed and defending champion Serena Williams took a hard fall in her second-round match but had no other troubles in beating Galina Voskoboeva 6-3, 6-0 at the U.S. Open.
Fourth-seeded Sara Errani of Italy wasn't so lucky. Errani lost to...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Tennis referee Lois Goodman, once accused of fatally bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup, is suing the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Coroner, claiming false arrest and malicious prosecution.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:11 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part.
She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment.
Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:17 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:09 PM
NEW YORK — Victoria Duval, a 17-year-old from Atlanta whose father had to be dug out from the rubble of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, upset 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur on Tuesday at the U.S. Open.
On her fourth match point Duval crushed a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:53 PM
NEW YORK -- Former top-five player James Blake announced Monday he would retire after this U.S. Open.
“This is my last tournament,” Blake said. "I have had 14 pretty darn good years on tour and have loved every minute of it. I definitely...