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  1. Serena Williams moves up in WTA rankings without playing, reveali...

    Patrick Hruby

    From the Department of No, Really, I bring you the following dispatch: Tennis star Serena Williams just moved up to No. 10 in the WTA rankings. Yes, that would be the same Serena Williams who hasn't played a match -- not a single one -- since winnin...

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  2. Deron Williams of New Jersey Nets hates having his name mispronou...

    Patrick Hruby

    He's a two-time NBA All-Star. An Olympic gold-medal winner. A former college star. Yet still people can't pronounce his name correctly -- including pro basketball arena announcers, for whom getting names right is pretty much their entire job. As New ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  3. Page 2 uncovers the losing entries by Shakespeare, Frost, Kipling...

    Patrick Hruby

    When a 24-year-old recent college graduate won Miami's official LeBron James Poetry Contest -- and no, we're not making that up -- her four-line verse didn't just beat out 1,100 other submissions. It topped entries from some of the literary world's ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  4. Page 2 uncovers the losing entries by Shakespeare, Frost, Kipling...

    Patrick Hruby

    Hruby: Shakespeare's losing entry in LeBron poetry contest

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  5. Andy Roddick reminds us what's great about humans, and not comput...

    Patrick Hruby

    First Serena Williams. Now Andy Roddick. Two years, two foot faults, two memorable U.S. Open tennis tirades. In the wake of Roddick's Wednesday night meltdown over a foot fault call -- in sum: Roddick faulted; a lineswoman misidentified the offending...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  6. Where never is heard ... a discouraging word

    Patrick Hruby

    Confused by North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams' reportedly having a visiting fan thrown out of the Dean Dome for heckling free throw-shooting Tar Heels forward Deon Thompson with a tepid, "Hey Deon, don't miss it!" during the late sta...

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2009
  7. Ricky Williams and Rudi Johnson open restaurant. Haven't athletes...

    Patrick Hruby

    For God's sake, get out! So goes the movie poster tag line for the 1979 thriller "The Amityville Horror" -- a tag line that also could apply to Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams. According to reports, Williams and former NFL player Rudi J...

    Blog | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  8. Some advice for Ricky Williams and any other athlete thinking abo...

    Patrick Hruby

    Patrick Hruby has some advice for Ricky Williams and any other athlete thinking about opening a restaurant.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  9. The rain at Bethpage tops the Page 2 Power Rankings for the week ...

    Patrick Hruby

    Patrick Hruby delivers the supremacy metric on the world of sports and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2009
  10. Move over Madden

    Patrick Hruby

    With Greg Oden's knee injury, it appears the 2K sports franchise has taken the curse title away from Madden.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2007