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Danville Advocate-Messenger sports editor Larry Vaught named Tom Hammond Sports Media Award winner by Bluegrass Sports Commissiongmoyers@schurz.comLong-time Advocate-Messenger sports editor Larry Vaught has been named the 2013 Tom Hammond Kentucky Sports Media Award winner by the Bluegrass Sports Commission. Vaught, sports editor at The Advocate since 1996 after working under his father, the...
Is anything cooler than tennis' electronic replay system? A player who isn't sure about a line call raises a finger immediately after the call. The chair umpire announces the challenge, and the Hawk-Eye animation system appears on a nearby video...
After holding serve for 45 years, CBS has lost the rights to the nation's premier tennis tournament. ESPN on Thursday said it has clinched an 11-year deal with the United States Tennis Assn. for the exclusive TV rights, beginning in 2015, for the annual...
What could be more improbable than the linked triumph of Venus and Serena Williams? African American sisters born 15 months apart, raised in the gritty environs of Compton, these women not only took on the genteel, predominantly white sport of...
ORANGE — Steve Johnson was affectionately known as "Stevie" when he ruled the tennis courts at Orange High for three years. Johnson returned to his alma mater Monday afternoon quite grown. He's a professional tennis player, one who is ranked No....
Tennis star Venus Williams was in Santa Monica on Thursday, doing fitness demonstrations, leading regular, less-in-shape folks in some exercise and promoting Jamba Juice because she likes to be able to add wheatgrass shots to her juice. Since announcing...
Two big changes are coming to Wimbledon, one this year, one in 2019. Tournament organizers announced Tuesday that this year’s men's and women's singles champions will each receive $2.4 million, a significant increase over the $1.75 million last...
Opinions and arguments as to whom the best athlete to come out of the Pasadena area can be found around town from barbershops to basketball courts. Recently, the CIF Southern Section entered the debate, at least on the high school level, when the...
Honey has a history going back to 2100 B.C. It is mentioned in some Babylonian writings. It was used for sweetening food, for medicine, for religious ceremonies and even as a form of money. In the 18th and 19th centuries, a special serving dish and...
On a hot summer-like Sunday afternoon, in a stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a huge misplaced castle, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal slid onto his back and into the bright lights of his sport once again. It was match point...
Tennis did its best to serve up a classic dish Thursday night in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. But a dash of this and a pinch of that were missing. We expect plenty of spice every time Roger Federer plays Rafael Nadal. It is a legacy built on...
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Andy Murray still doesn't pack 'em in, even on a sultry desert-perfect night in a big-time tennis event. Not even when he has taken his game to a level projected by many to be unreachable by the always-solid Scot. In Murray's case, the perception hasn't...
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