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  1. espnW -- Five perplexing moments in Serena Williams' legendary ca...

    Along with her 17 major titles, Serena Williams also has had some major drama. Here's a look at five of the strange twists in her career.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  2. 2013 US Open -- No. 2 Victoria Azarenka drops a set, but wins aga...

    Jane McManus

    No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka was somewhat rattled after dropping the first set to No. 26 Alize Cornet, but thrived under the pressure to take the match.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  3. Hall's open-and-shut case

    Lizzie Haldane

    The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum opened its doors for the first time on this date back in 1939. The 300 elected inductees include 208 former major leaguers, 35 Negro leaguers, 28 pioneers or executives, 19 managers and 10 umpires. Of tho...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  4. 2012 U.S. Open -- Spain's David Ferrer slugs his way to the semis...

    Jane McManus

    In an epic five-set match, David Ferrer emerged from under the daunting shadow of fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal by outlasting Janko Tipsarevic in a classic battle to reach the U.S. Open semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  5. Calling the Shots -- Where's the next Violet Palmer?

    Pat Borzi

    The NBA opened its door to women referees in 1997 but since then has not promoted anyone from the D-League. Officials say it will happen.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  6. Calling the Shots -- Women are striking out in MLB

    Pat Borzi

    There hasn't been a single woman umpire in affiliated baseball since 2007, and applicants at umpiring schools have dwindled.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  7. Missed call in Armando Galarraga's perfect game still haunts umpi...

    One moment, one play, changed Jim Joyce's life forever. Everyone knows it. He knows it. Why? It's simple, really: "Because I'm Jim Joyce, the umpire who blew the perfect game."

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2011