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  • Serena Williams advances to final of Italian Open

    Serena Williams advances to final of Italian Open
    Serena Williams continued her career-best winning streak, now at 23 matches, on Saturday to advance to the Italian Open championship match in Rome. The top-ranked American stopped Simona Halep of Romania, 6-3, 6-0, in the semifinals and will try to...
  • Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN says it is cutting staff

    Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN says it is cutting staff
    Just one week after touting its strength to advertisers and declaring it wasn't worried about new competition from Fox Sports, ESPN is cutting its staff. The moves are part of an overall cost-cutting effort by ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. Earlier this...
  • 2013 TV upfronts: ESPN not worried about a la carte or competition

    2013 TV upfronts: ESPN not worried about a la carte or competition
    ESPN President John Skipper said Tuesday he isn’t too worried about proposed legislation from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) that would allow consumers to pick what channels they want instead of buying a big package of networks. “We don’...
  • ESPN to take over U.S. Open tennis rights from CBS in 2015

    ESPN to take over U.S. Open tennis rights from CBS in 2015
    After holding serve for 45 years, CBS has lost the rights to the nation's premier tennis tournament. ESPN on Thursday said it has clinched an 11-year deal with the United States Tennis Assn. for the exclusive TV rights, beginning in 2015, for the annual...
  • 'Star Trek' to hit warp speed. ESPN takes U.S. Open. CW upfront.

    'Star Trek' to hit warp speed. ESPN takes U.S. Open. CW upfront.
    After the coffee. Before the flight back to Los Angeles. The Skinny: Finally heading home after a week and a half in New York. Hope my cats remember me and didn't tear our place up. Friday's headlines include the weekend box-office preview, some...
  • Gussy Moran dies at 89; tennis player caused Wimbledon uproar with short skirt

    Gussy Moran dies at 89; tennis player caused Wimbledon uproar with short skirt
    Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
  • Margaret Osborne duPont dies at 94; Grand Slam tennis champion

     Margaret Osborne duPont dies at 94; Grand Slam tennis champion
    Tennis champion Margaret Osborne duPont, the winner of 37 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles from the 1940s into the 1960s, has died in Texas. She was 94. DuPont died Wednesday in El Paso while in hospice care, Mary Skinner of VNA Hospice said. The...
  • Robert J. Kelleher dies at 99; pivotal tennis official became federal judge

    Robert J. Kelleher dies at 99; pivotal tennis official became federal judge
    Robert J. Kelleher, who helped lead tennis into the modern open era while serving as president of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Assn. and who later became a U.S. District Court judge based in Los Angeles, has died. He was 99. Kelleher, who was also captain of the...
  • $1 billion in pot uprooted from public lands in California, West

     
    "Marijuana trafficking organizations seek to turn our nation’s parks and public lands into their own drug havens,” said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart....
  • L.A. County D.A. opens inquiry into Montebello councilman

     
    The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has launched an inquiry into the campaign finances of Montebello Councilman Jack Hadjinian. Prosecutors said they’re looking at possible wrongdoing related to campaign contributions, but warned there...
  • Man dies after being shot in dispute in Long Beach

     
    A 25-year-old man who was shot after a dispute in Long Beach died Tuesday from his injuries, police said....