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  1. Bryans, Serena Williams at Taste of Tennis

    Lynn Hoppes

    NEW YORK -- Bob and Mike Bryan might know how to play doubles tennis better than anyone in the world. But cooking? Not so much. "We don't even know how to hold a pan," Mike said. "I'm limited to the toaster and the microwave," Bob said. ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  2. Bryan brothers to headline Taste of Tennis

    Lynn Hoppes

    Fresh off their Olympic gold medal doubles performance, Mike and Bob Bryan on Monday were named headliners of the 13th annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event Aug. 23 in New York. As a kickoff to the U.S. Open, the event benefits the New York Jun...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  3. Happy birthday, Rafael Nadal!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Rafael Nadal, who routed Eduardo Schwank of Argentina 6-1, 6-3, 6-4, at the French Open on Saturday, was born today in Spain in 1986. The 26-year-old tennis superstar now has won 48 of his 49 matches at Roland Garros, a statistic that grows more i...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  4. Happy birthday, John Isner!

    Lynn Hoppes

    John Isner is currently the highest-ranked American tennis player in the world and today is his birthday. He turns 27. Isner is known for his height -- 6 foot 9 -- and for playing the longest pro tennis match ever -- 11 hours and 5 minutes against...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  5. Happy birthday, Maria Sharapova!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Maria Sharapova is such a kidder. A couple of days after posting pictures of a new, short haircut on Facebook, the tennis star said Wednesday it was all a fake. "Wow. When I posted those photos with the short hair I had no idea everyone would ...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  6. Jeremy Lin, Tim Tebow make Time's list

    Lynn Hoppes

    New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow and Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin were selected by Time magazine as two of its "Top 100 Most Influential People in the World." Four other athletes made Time's list: tennis player Novak Djokovic; golfer Yani Tsen...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  7. Donald Driver to dance rumba on "Dancing with the Stars"

    Lynn Hoppes

    With the exit of tennis legend Martina Navratilova last week, Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver is the only athlete remaining on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." Driver said he was surprised Navratilova -- with her large fanbase -- would be th...

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  8. Martina Navratilova is 1st person sent home on "Dancing with the ...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Martina Navratilova sent packing on "Dancing with the Stars."

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  9. Is Martina Navratilova going home on "Dancing with the Stars"?

    Lynn Hoppes

    Is Martina Navratilova going home on "Dancing with the Stars"?

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  10. Martina Navratilova ready to jive on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Martina Navratilova ready to jive on 'Dancing with the Stars.'

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  11. Actress Christine Taylor, wife of Ben Stiller, talks about gettin...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actress Christine Taylor always loved tennis, playing as a child growing up in Pennsylvania. When she married actor/director Ben Stiller in 2000, she wanted him to love the sport also. "It started out for him loving tennis by default because it was...

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  12. Caroline Wozniacki talks about Rory McIlroy

    Lynn Hoppes

    Americans love Super Couples. So are tennis superstar Caroline Wozniacki and golf superstar Rory McIlroy the next one? No so fast ... Wozniacki, 21, and McIlroy, 22, were spotted eating together at All Bar One on July 17 in London and the rumors...

    Blog | Conversation | August 05, 2011
  13. Poker/boxing event in NYC to help benefit spina bifida

    Lynn Hoppes

    When you have a child with a birth defect, you either go into your shell and avoid the world, or you can do what actor/former tennis star Boris Kodjoe and his wife Nicole Ari Parker did. "We speak out for those who don't have a voice," said Kodjoe,...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011