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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...

Cilic Tops Nishikori In Unlikely U.S. Open Final

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Marin Cilic was barred from last year's U.S. Open during a doping suspension he still says was unjust. Unable to compete, he watche...

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...

Federer Stunned In Another U.S. Open Upset

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.06.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic w...

Japan's Kei Nishikori Stuns No. 1 Novak Djokovic In Historic U.S. Open Upset

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 11.06.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kei Nishikori could tell from all the messages on his phone that the fans back home in Japan were watching in the middle of the night...

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...

Federer Pulls Off Epic Comeback Win

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.05.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — This is what ran through Roger Federer's mind as he stood one point from losing to Gael Monfils in the U.S. Open quarterfinals: ...

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...

Japanese Tennis Star Makes U.S. Open History

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Kei Nishikori felt like he had jet lag. That'll happen after playing more than 8 1/2 hours of tennis in two Grand Sla...

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-...

Serena Cruises Into Her 1st Grand Slam Quarterfinal Of The Year

AP | JAMES MARTINEZ | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi in the U.S. Open on M...

HIGHLIGHTS: Wozniacki vs. Sharapova

AP | By RACHEL COHEN | Posted 10.31.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon. M...

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.

15-Year-Old Pulls Of Historic Upset At U.S. Open

AP | Posted 10.27.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 — almost three years before she was born ...

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.