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What Hosting the U.S. Open at a Public Golf Course Means for the Future of American Golf

Alicia Jessop | Posted 06.19.2016 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

As the 115th U.S. Open begins, the story lines surrounding golf are changing. From the players to the venues, the game of golf is entering a new era focused more on inclusivity than exclusivity.

She Can Serve - and Lob!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Serena Williams just won her 20th Grand Slam tennis tournament. This amazing performance has her following in the footsteps of some tennis women greats who came before her. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

197,000 Fans View 'Bad Boy' Nick Kyrgios's #VolleyingChallenge - He Nominates Andy Murray & Serena Williams to "Go to the Wall Against Cancer"

Paul Sanderson | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

New 20-year-old Aussie tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has come perilously close to being defaulted for language and/or racquet and ball abuse at the US Open, the Australian Open, where John McEnroe was famously defaulted in 1990, and the Estoril Open in Portugal.

She Can Run, Swim And Play

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.04.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The race organizer tried to physically throw her out of the race, but she successfully completed the marathon.

U.S. "vs." China in Africa: A Message to President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 12.14.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang: you don't need to be so competitive because you're not actually competing. A more formal collaborative approach could be in your mutual interest.

The Way the Ball Bounces

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Now is the first time that a woman has been named a coach in the National Basketball Association. This column addresses some significant women's accomplishments in sports that involve a ball: tennis, soccer, football, basketball and golf.

The Possible End Of Tennis' Big Four

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Since 2004, 44 Grand Slam titles have been played on the men's professional tennis circuit. Of those, 39 were won by a group of four men — Roger Fed...

Martina Navratilova Proposes To Girlfriend At U.S. Open

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.06.2014 | Sports

Martina Navratilova still knows how to rise to the occasion at the U.S. Open. This time, she did it by dropping to one knee. More than 25 years af...

10 Things to Watch From the U.S. Open

Jonathan Hall | Posted 11.05.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Hall

The U.S. Open is the largest annually-attended sporting event, with 700,000 people attending, and millions watching worldwide: a great brand-building opportunity. What are the 10 key things to watch from this year's event?

It's Love All: Glamour and Sweat at the U.S. Open

David Crossland | Posted 11.05.2014 | Sports
David Crossland

For two weeks every year, the glamour quotient spikes in Flushing Meadows, Queens as the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center becomes the Magic Kin...

WATCH: U.S. Open Ball Girl Applauded For Snatching Plastic Bag

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports

A wayward plastic bag seemed primed to momentarily interrupt a women's U.S. Open quarterfinal match. But luckily, a ball girl was quick to run it down...

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.

Late Night U.S. Open Match Makes History

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports

By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori outlasted fifth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6 7-6 (4) 6-7 (6) 7-...

WATCH: Ball Boy Makes Incredible Catch

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports

Next think you know, this ball boy will be catching flies with chopsticks. During a game Thursday at the U.S. Open, the unidentified boy made a cat...

Despite Nadal's Absence Prices of US Open Tickets Up

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

With the start of the U.S. Open approaching, fans planning on watching and attending were handed a big blow. The tournament starts August 25 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, but the tournament will be without Rafael Nadal.

Why Does Tennis Elbow Take So Long to Improve?

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

When tennis elbow pain fails to improve, most tennis players seek medical care and, in many cases, a long journey begins. Even the best care won't prevent a lengthy recovery for those whose tennis elbow involves inflammation of the extensor tendon or partial tears in varying degrees of the same tendon.

How to Throw a U.S. Open Viewing Party

Ali Rosen | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

We went to the U.S. Open to find out how best to throw a party and we made sure to ask the right person.

Federer Takes A Selfie With A Fellow Legend

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.26.2014 | Sports

Very few people can stand beside Roger Federer and lay claim to possessing the same dominance, competitiveness and championship pedigree as he. But Mi...

Little Known Band Hits Big With ESPN

Reyne Haines | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

Until recently, Faulkner was a bi-coastal band featuring Lucas Asher, guitar player and lyricist from NYC; along with California native Eric Scullin as the producer and instrumentalist.

The Open: My Season of Gain and Pain - A Tale of Tennis, Love and Loss

Joel Drucker | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports
Joel Drucker

That so much has happened around the US Open is only fitting. My late wife often observed that the "Open" was the only one of tennis' four majors that described a state of being. Stay open, she advised, and good things will happen. She was correct.

The Upcoming American Hard Court Swing

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

In terms of points to defend, Nadal has by far the most. There is a lot of doubt though, that he will be able to repeat his effort this year with what he did last year.

The Big W Is Not Just the Win, but Women

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Elisa Gaudet

The "big W," for me, is not just the Win, but Women winning, and after this week's performance at the historic US Women's Open, Michelle Wie. There se...

Sport and Society for Arete -- A Huge Week

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

So the World Cup is on and in North America the sports calendar is clear. The next three weeks will no doubt produce many great matches, wonderful play, and a few surprises, and the world will be enthralled by the action.

WATCH: Everyone Gets A High-Five After Hole-In-One At U.S. Open

Golfweek.com | Posted 06.15.2014 | Sports

By Nick Masuda, Golfweek.com PINEHURST, N.C. – Zach Johnson will be buying the beers tonight. The former Masters champion made a hole-in-one o...

The Eye of the Tiger Looks to 2014 for Next Major Championship Victory

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Does Tiger really believe he can win each and every event he tees it up in? It's a pretty bold statement from a bold guy, but here's the thing: if anyone else made that statement it would be hard to believe, but coming from Tiger Woods not only does he believe it, it's very possible.