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  1. Ref cleared of murder 'thrilled' to work US Open

    A tennis referee who was cleared of beating her husband to death with a coffee mug says she was thrilled to be working the US Open again.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  2. Tennis referee Lois Goodman reinstated after murder case dropped...

    A tennis referee whose career was almost ended by a charge that she murdered her husband with a coffee cup has been reinstated after the charge was dismissed for lack of evidence.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  3. Tennis referee 'coffee cup' murder case dismissed

    The arrest of a tennis referee before a match at the U.S. Open in connection with her husband's death was a shocker last summer. On Friday, the case took another surprise twist when prosecutors dropped the murder case against Lois Goodman.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  4. Lawyers -- Tennis ref charged in husband's death passed polygraph...

    The sometimes controversial technique of lie detection by polygraph has entered the case of a professional tennis referee charged with bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  5. Tennis referee charged in husband's death gives DNA sample

    A nationally known professional tennis referee charged with the coffee-cup killing of her husband gave police a DNA sample Wednesday after dropping her opposition to the procedure.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  6. Could tennis' Hawk-Eye help the NFL?

    Ed McGrogan

    If the National Football League doesn't want to pay up and bring back its experienced referees, maybe it should invest the money it's saving in Hawk-Eye. After all, tennis' instant-replay system is the ultimate arbiter; it's alway...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  7. Tennis referee pleads not guilty to murder

    A professional tennis referee beat her elderly husband to death with a coffee cup and used the broken handle to repeatedly stab him before judging a tennis match and getting a manicure, prosecutors said in court Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  8. Tennis referee charged with murder due in court Wednesday

    A professional tennis referee accused of beating her 80-year-old husband to death was set for a court appearance Wednesday where her lawyer was expected to argue for her release.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  9. Lawyer says tennis referee Lois Ann Goodman was incapable of murd...

    A professional tennis referee accused of beating her 80-year-old husband to death has had two knee replacements and a shoulder replacement and couldn't have carried out the killing, her lawyer wrote in a court filing.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  10. Tennis ref appears in L.A., arraignment pushed to Wednesday

    A professional tennis referee accused of killing her 80-year-old husband has made her first court appearance in Los Angeles after being extradited from New York.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  11. Tennis referee headed to L.A. to face murder case

    A professional tennis referee has arrived in Los Angeles from New York to face a charge that she killed her 80-year-old husband with a coffee mug, as police revealed details on why they don't believe his death was an accident.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  12. Lois Ann Goodman, professional tennis referee, arrested in death ...

    A professional tennis referee from Los Angeles who for years has officiated matches between the game's top players was arrested Tuesday in New York City on a felony warrant charging her with killing her elderly husband in April.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  13. Serena Williams fined $2,000 for outburst during U.S. Open women'...

    Serena Williams has been fined $2,000 for a code violation for verbal abuse during her loss to Samantha Stosur in Sunday's U.S. Open final, the United States Tennis Association announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2011
  14. Serena Williams routs Caroline Wozniacki to reach U.S. Open final...

    Serena Williams hit 11 aces Saturday night at the U.S. Open in a 6-2, 6-4 victory over top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki that left Williams one win away from her 14th Grand Slam title.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2011
  15. Girl ejected from junior event for wearing earpiece to receive co...

    An 8-year-old girl was ejected from a junior tennis tournament on New Zealand's South Island when officials discovered she was wearing a radio earpiece to receive instructions from her father.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2008
  16. Official defends decision to stick with Sunday break

    Wimbledon organizers have defended their decision not to play on the middle Sunday of the rain-marred tournament amid growing criticism from players.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2007