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by | Aug 30, 2022

The aces and the line-edging service returns began in earnest in the middle of the first set, replacing the somewhat sloppy error-prone early games. It was the first round of the women’s draw at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, and…

by | Sep 13, 2021

Novak Djokovic won 27 matches in a row over the past months, but he lost the one he most wanted, smiled through his tears, and said it all, “Tonight, even though I didn’t win the match, my heart is filled…

by | Sep 6, 2021

The U.S. Open today marks the second week of the tournament with Military Appreciation Day, which was renamed Lt. Joe Hunt Day two years ago. Hunt, who served in the Navy during World War II, was the only player to…

by | Jun 22, 2021

A generation ago, the enemy of the “effective” in advertising was the “cool.” After watching four or so hours of the U.S. Open Golf Championship on Sunday, I have come to understand that the “effective” has a much more potent…

by | Sep 11, 2020

Victoria Azarenka won the first point in her U.S. Open semifinal, but then she doubled, lost the next three points, and doubled again, bad start. She got a game along the way to a first set rout, but her old…

by | Sep 7, 2020

If a pitcher steps off the mound after giving up a two-run homer that blows his lead and throws a ball at an umpire, you can expect they will eject him. You can look it up in the rules, and…

by | Sep 6, 2020

Denis Shapovalov, down two sets to one, came back from a 2-5 deficit in the fourth set to beat Taylor Fritz in the third round of the U.S. Open, where one dramatic match keeps following another before stands without spectators….

by | Sep 2, 2020

Three double faults at 1-2 in the third set, and Kim Clijsters is in trouble. Visibly tiring, she has just lost a long hard-fought second set, 5-7, and if she falls behind now, the momentum may be irreversible. Ekaterina Alexandrova…

by | Aug 31, 2020

Gunshots in Kenosha, Wisconsin interrupted Naomi Osaka’s run through the draw at the Western and Open tennis tournament last week, played for health security reasons at Flushing Meadows, N.Y., home of the U.S. Open, which begins today. The 2018 U.S….

by | Jun 24, 2020

When in doubt, or even when not, turn to the classics. One of these is Gwendolyn Brooks, whose depth and lyrical charm and sure vision is always understated. A Chicagoan, she did not fear to bring verse to a fearsome…

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