Tennis-style pickleball catching on in the Twin Cities
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Bob Smutka loves everything about his favorite sport, except for one little thing. It's called pickleball, the Pioneer Press reported. “It's a stupid name for...
3 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Those loud noises at UFC-Japan? That was Chan-Mi Jeon screaming at the top of her lungs
There's a lot to like about Korean strawweight Chan-Mi Jeon. For one thing, she shares a nickname with a toy that can't be knocked over. For another, she likes to express...
6 hours ago - MMAjunkie
Engaged Tennis Players Prefer to Be on the Same Side of the Net
Tara Moore and Conny Perrin are believed to be the first players on the WTA tour to be engaged to one another. They have had to play against each other only once.
9 hours ago - NY Times
On Tennis: An Exhibition? Yes. Of Talent, and Tension, and Tiebreakers
“People were questioning if this is going to be an exhibition,” Marin Cilic said after Europe swept to a 3-0 lead at the Laver Cup, “but for none of us this is exhibition.”
10 hours ago - NY Times
Laver Cup 2017: Team Europe Grabs 3-1 Lead After Close Opening Day
Team Europe took a 3-1 lead on the first day of the 2017 Laver Cup, winning all three singles matches before dropping the doubles to Team World. Marin Cilic , Dominic Thiem and...
10 hours ago - Bleacher Report
AP Was There: Battle of the Sexes
HOUSTON - “The Battle of the Sexes” was a 1973 exhibition tennis match pitting 55-year-old Bobby Riggs, self-proclaimed male chauvinist pig, against Billy Jean King, a...
12 hours ago - National Post - 2 articles
Paire saves match point to beat Goffin at Moselle Open
METZ, France - French player Benoit Paire came out on top of a tight battle with David Goffin to reach the semifinals of the Moselle Open on Friday after saving one match...
12 hours ago - National Post
AP Was There: Battle of the Sexes
HOUSTON - "The Battle of the Sexes" was a 1973 exhibition tennis match pitting 55-year-old Bobby Riggs, self-proclaimed male chauvinist pig, against Billy Jean King, a...
13 hours ago - Saint Louis Today - 2 articles
Pioneer Billie Jean King Moved The Baseline For Women's Tennis
King's 1973 exhibition match with self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby Riggs is now the subject of the new film, Battle of the Sexes. The 20-time Wimbledon champ spoke to...
14 hours ago - NPR
'Battle of the Sexes' is uplifting, entertaining, and gets Emma Stone out of her comfort zone
In 1973, at the height of the women's liberation movement, former tennis great Bobby Riggs went up against current world number one women's tennis pro Billie Jean King, in a...
14 hours ago - Business Insider
The headlines of News BreaK
Trump says protesting players in NFL should be fired
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - President Donald Trump has a suggestion for National Football League owners whose players decide to take a knee during the national anthem: fire them. And...
What happened on 'The Price is Right' Friday had everyone is disbelief
3 contestants went home with a total of $80,000 after 5 straight spins on the big wheel landed on $1.
US government says election systems in 21 states targeted by hackers
The US government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems in 2016, but most systems were not breached.
USGS: Earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.7 hits off northern...
According to USGS, the quake measured around 204 km west of Ferndale in the northern portion of the state.
Howard University students protest Comey's address
Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address.
Man convicted of murdering nursing student who was reported missing more...
A jury has found a man guilty of kidnapping, raping and murdering a Tennessee nursing student who disappeared from her home more than six years ago.
McCain Announces Opposition To Obamacare Repeal Bill, Possibly Dooming It
Arizona Sen. John McCain is the second Republican to oppose the legislation, after Sen. Rand Paul came out against it last week. If one more GOP senator is against the bill, it...
Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge
Would you be OK with letting a delivery person into your home while you're not there?
Mets beat Nationals scrubs behind Travis d'Arnaud blasts
The Mets got a pair of homers from Travis d'Arnaud, including a three-run shot that tied the score in the fifth inning, as they beat the Nationals 7-6 on Friday night...
UFC Fight Night 117 draws reported 8,571 attendance in Japan
Sep 22, 2017; Saitama, Japan; Jessica Andrade defeats Claudia Gadelha during UFC Fight Night at Saitama Super Arena. Mandatory Credit: Susumu Nagao-USA TODAY Sports Sep 22...