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Why the Success of the Williams Sisters Is a Testament to Black Resilience

The Daily Dot | Posted 09.10.2015 | Sports
The Daily Dot

Their achievements in the sport, as black athletes who defied the odds, already merits their classification as living legends in their own right. Yet as the eyes of a nation watched with intense interest, and as their fingers tweeted every development in real time, one of the sisters stood poised to reach a rare historic feat with a U.S. Open championship this year.

Even in Defeat, Jordan Spieth Wins

Steven Petite | Posted 07.21.2015 | Sports
Steven Petite

Jordan Spieth is young enough to be the son of a lot of the players on tour, but he did what is sometimes difficult for even seasoned veterans. He lost graciously, respectfully and admirably in heartbreaking circumstances.

Choose Which U.S. Open Player or Celebrity to Take the Volleying-Video Challenge

Paul Sanderson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Paul Sanderson

To get the number of signatures on it to build to the point that we can begin truly changing the face of cancer, I want to start a volleying-video challenge here in this post while the U.S. Open is still in full swing.

Former Doubles Champ Bob Hewitt Charged With Rape

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports

BOKSBURG, South Africa -- Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt was charged in a South African court Friday with two counts of rape and one count of ...

Marquee Matchup

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal groused last week that he was playing so badly he might soon be home fishing in Mallorca. Then came a trans...

Preview: Djokovic vs. Nadal

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will face each other in a French Open semifinal that feels like a final. Djokovic is try...

WATCH: Stanton Grand Slam Breaks Scoreboard

Posted 05.22.2012 | Sports

One would think that somewhere, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is yelling, "This is why we can't have nice things!" After the franchise poured enormou...

WATCH: Stanton's Grand Slam Breaks Marlins' Fancy Scoreboard

Posted 07.22.2012 | Miami

Of all the things we'd like Giancarlo Stanton to bean with a home run in the Miami outfield, a harmless scoreboard wasn't one of 'em. But that doesn't...

One Perfect Point at the US Open

Ben Robinson | Posted 11.02.2011 | Sports
Ben Robinson

Berlocq couldn't have had more than 12 actual fans of his own in there, but for about one minute, he had everyone in a towering stadium going bonkers, for him. For about one minute, Carlos Berlocq was kinda huge.

Early Lead By Rockies Squandered In Loss To Dodgers

AP | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Ubaldo Jimenez probably shouldn't even have had to face James Loney. Colorado third baseman Ty Wigginton had a double-play ball go off his ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Thank you VCU Rams. We had no idea you even existed in February, yet you'll still be standing in April. Now that's sports!

England Beats Ireland in Rugby... on Planet Nike (VIDEO)

John Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John Lee

On Planet Earth, Ireland would actually crush England 24-8 last Saturday to deny them the coveted Grand Slam win in rugby's Six Nations Championship.

Trophy Heist: Legendary Tennis Star Loses Most Of Collection

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Tennis star Pete Sampras says most of his trophies and other memorabilia were stolen from a West Los Angeles public storage facili...

Federer OUT At U.S. Open

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP)--Novak Djokovic prevented an eighth Grand Slam championship match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer--and the first at the U.S. Open...

Agassi, Sampras, Federer, Nadal: Books On The Great Men Of Tennis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Kimmelman The New York Review of Books Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi Knopf, 388 pp., $28.95 A Terrible Splendor: Three Extraordina...

Roger Federer: Match Point

Luke Crampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Luke Crampton

As the clay court season on the ATP tennis tour rolls around Europe towards its annual climax at Roland Garros in Paris, it's worth pausing for thought to consider the game's greatest player.

Denny's FREE Breakfast Today: Free Grand Slam At Locations Nationwide For Second Straight Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Denny's free breakfast is being given out today, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at Denny's locations across the country. The promotion involves one free G...

Federer And Serena Win Slam; Mickelson Gets Slammed

Ann Liguori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ann Liguori

Despite Punxsutawney Phil predicting more cold weather on the way, the tennis and golf season are already heating up.

Federer, Safina Number 1 Seeds For US Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Defending champion Serena Williams was seeded No. 2 for the U.S. Open on Tuesday, behind Dinara Safina, because the tournament stuck to its policy of ...

Rockies Clinch Big Series In Dramatic Fashion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Two years ago the Colorado Rockies used an incredible September run to reach the playoffs. This time, they're not waiting until the fin...

Wimbledon 2008: Poll, Players, Info

Brigitte Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

check back for updates As Wimbledon approaches tennis fans may be asking themselves what surprises the 2008 tournament has in stall and this year's c...