Tennis

At the Net: Promising Puig

Puerto Rico's Monica Puig was not one of this week's eight combatants at the prestigious WTA Finals, but that didn't keep her from coming away from Singapore as one of the big winners at the season-ending extravaganza.

Federer to play Dimitrov in MSG exhibition

Former world No. 1 great Roger Federer will play "Baby Fed" in an exhibition tennis match at Madison Square Garden in March.

Former world No. 3 Davydenko retires

One-time world No. 3 star Nikolay Davydenko announced his retirement on Thursday.

At the Net: Nishikori continues to climb

With China's Li Na no longer in the fold, Kei Nishikori is now the toast of the town in tennis-crazed Asia.

Former tennis pro, teacher Vic Braden dies

Vic Braden, a former tennis player who became one of the nation's top tennis instructors, died from complications of congestive heart failure at the age of 85.

At the Net: The 'Road to Singapore' is complete

Well, it took just over nine months, but the elite eight field for the prestigious WTA Finals in Singapore was filled out this week with the additions of Wimbledon runner-up Genie Bouchard, Agnieszka Radwanska, U.S. Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic.

Serena withdraws from China Open

U.S. Open champion Serena Williams withdrew from the China Open ahead of her quarterfinal match against Sam Stosur due to a left knee injury.

At the Net: Goffin's got it goin'

Belgian tennis, of course, enjoyed quite a bit of success on the women's side in recent years, thanks to former world No. 1s Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters in the 2000s, but they've yet to produce a bona fide men's stud.

At the Net: Li, We Hardly Knew Ye

It's never good news for a sport when it loses one of its biggest stars to retirement. And that's exactly what happened to tennis on Friday when Li Na announced she was hanging up her racquet.

Li Na announces retirement

Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na announced her retirement from tennis through an open letter on Friday.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Lions' Johnson limited in practice, still unknown for Sunday

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was limited in practice for a second straight day as he continues to battle a high ankle sprain and his status for Sunday's game against Atlanta in London is still in question.

Senators-Maple Leafs rescheduled for Nov. 9

Wednesday's postponed game between the Maple Leafs and Senators at the Canadian Tire Center in Ottawa has been rescheduled for Nov. 9.

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