Over the years, I've had hundreds of assumptions crushed. "Adults act like grown ups." "Judges are fair." "Love occurs at first sight." Making documentaries for a living makes assumption crushing easy.
The new film, Venus Vs., directed by Ava DuVernay is the chronicling of this story. As part of ESPN's "Nine For IX" series, the story presents a layer of complexity to the legend of Venus WIlliams that is largely unknown to most, including her fans.
while tradition mandates all-white ensembles, the game's gutsiest players have since experimented with a rainbow of uniforms, accessories, and even hairstyles. Naturally, their taste for forward-thinking fashion extends beyond the confines of the court as well.
We ask for your support in our fight against the efforts of the USTA to deny our first amendment rights of freedom of speech and freedom of the press and to censor our documentary, Venus and Serena.
We're living in a world where the traditional model of a 4-year college right after high school isn't necessarily the best solution for everyone. With all of the advances in technology and education over the last couple of decades, education has stepped up to reduce the barriers to gain a degree.
Lance Armstrong reportedly tells Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs.
Dear Patrick McEnroe and members of the USTA, I am writing to express my anger and disgust as to how you and the UTSA have treated Taylor Townsend. Despite being the world's #1 junior girl's tennis player, and the future of American tennis, you decided to shut her out
Black films, actors and directors headed to the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival this September and made their mark.
So let me just say thank you US Open officials for everything you have done. And thank you CBS for pushing the officials to keep to their primetime schedule and getting such great ratings. I've even started playing tennis.
What does the preseason mean? The Jets scored 31 total points in their four preseason games. They scored 48 yesterday in their regular season opening day win against Buffalo.
Rory McIlroy is one of four golfers who shot an eight-under-64 to lead the way at the BMW Championship in Carmel, Indiana. Tiger Woods is one stroke back.
This blog is part of the series "The Impact of 9/11," focusing on individuals who have channeled their grief to make a positive difference in the year...
More than 700,000 fans are expected to attend the matches at the USTA's Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, making the US Open the most-attended, single sports event in the world.
Whether you're a beginner or advanced player the summer tennis camps/programs at the Drysdale Tennis School at Stratton Mountain Ski Resort in Vermont can help you hone your game -- and there are fringe benefits.
I applaud Serena Williams for her momentous tennis victories; but more so, I celebrate her for bringing her whole self to the game. She played tennis from the outside in, but her Holy Dance came from inside and overflowed outward.
How can someone as young and beautiful as Serena Williams, a woman with the world seemingly at her feet, feel so hopeless about love?