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Live Sports 2.0: The Digital Revolution

Jason Gurwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jason Gurwin

There is tremendous room to create a more dynamic live experience at sporting events. The innovation that will win is the one that creates the ultimate fan experience in one application on the user's own hardware.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The French soccer team sure sounds like fun. With their abysmal performance in the World Cup, they refused to practice yesterday and the director of the team quit.

Let's Not Kid: It's Phil, Tiger, and Pebble That We Really Care About at the US Open

Barry Salberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Barry Salberg

Regardless of who who wins the trophy, it's clear that Pebble Beach is every bit as much a star as any of the participants.

A Technological Revolution for Journalists

Robert Hoopes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert Hoopes

Technology is changing the way journalists cover the U.S. Open and the way fans follow the action on the golf course.

Forget Tiger's Problems and Find the Heroes Now...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

As we enter the holiday season and follow the seemingly endless path to destruction Tiger Woods may be on, take pause and look a little harder for some of the good out there being done by our gifted athletes.

The Riding of the Bulls -- New York Style

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

Yes, the Professional Bull Riders invitational, in New York, in the second weekend in January every year, is successful.

Andre Agassi's Open: Meth, Bitterness, And Bad Hair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Andre Agassi's new memoir, Open, out today, has been causing a stir because of major revelations in the book -- that Agassi used crystal meth regular...

Most Memorable Games Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

As the decade comes to a close, we've looked back at some of the most memorable games and sporting events since 2000. Below is our list of the most un...

Pro Golf's Young Guns Are Shooting Blanks

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

The FedEx Cup is one of the stupidest ideas ever inflicted on professional sports, an incomprehensible mash of points-earning and points resetting and players weary from an already overlong golf season.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I feel a twinge of sadness that Lenny Dykstra is putting his 1986 Mets World Series ring on the auction block. Of course he's the one who plunged head-first into his financial mess, but ...

Celeb Career Thermometer: Taylor Swift vs. Serena Williams

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nicole Williams

Serena Williams just tilted the reputation scale toward insane this week when she threatened to kill the line judge.

TIFF's Guilty Pleasures

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The past day's crop of films has ranged from moderately interesting to guilty pleasure.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I'm not convinced it's the end of the line for Federer, but just like boxing, tennis players can age in a hurry. There are always younger Turks like del Potro coming along to claim the throne.

Celebs At The US Open: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gwen Stefani, Olsens & More (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A bevy of celebs came to the US Open Monday night to see Juan Martin Del Potro beat defending champion Roger Federer. Bruce Willis brought his wife, m...

Roger Federer Outburst (VIDEO): Curses At Umpire At US Open

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It seems the women's semi-final at the US Open won't be the only high-profile match marred by a profane outburst. Although it appears that it was not...

Double Fault: Serenas's Loss of Serenity Reveals Both Race and Gender Bias

Michael Kimmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kimmel

The context for both the line judge's reaction and the chair umpire's call at Saturday's U.S. Open women's semifinal match depended on Serena being a strong black woman.

What Congress Could Learn from the USTA and MTV

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

What do Kanye West, Serena Williams and a formerly obscure congressman from South Carolina have in common?

The Serena Williams "Incident" Isn't About Racial Bias, But It Is About Bias

Keli Goff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Keli Goff

With the Williams sisters it has always been less about what color they are and more about who they are: from Compton, not from Connecticut.

Challenges Have Their Faults: What Tennis Can Learn From The NFL

Adam Dub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Adam Dub

Umpires have been taken off the hook and in turn been made less accountable for their judgment

Serena vs. the Tiny Teller

Trish Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Trish Kinney

The instant power that is generated when someone "tells" never ceases to amaze me. The New York crowd stuck up for the tiny teller and the abuser loser left the court in shame, boos following her into the tunnel.

Serena Williams Fined $10,000 For US Open Tirade

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Serena Williams' profanity-laced, finger-pointing tirade at a U.S. Open linesperson drew a $10,000 fine Sunday, and more punishment c...

U.S. Open Tennis: The American Tennis Boom Was a Fluke

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

We were supposed to see tennis broken out of its country-club, upper-crusty enclaves and delivered to the masses. For a while, it worked. But then the nation lost interest.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Take a moment to reflect on what happened 8 years ago.

Sports Abbreviating

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

DirectTV has a program called the "Red Zone Channel" that allows subscribers to feast on only the most exciting, inside-the-20-yard-line bits from all games going on around the league.

Hottest Female US Open Players

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The bodies are as hard as the courts at this year's US Open. From Maria to Venus to newcomer Melanie Oudin, the female players are showing that the...