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  • Top Picks: iTunes' online concerts, 'Star Trek Into Darkness' on DVD, and more

    Singer Plácido ­Domingo performs Verdi's baritone arias on his new album, Billie Jean King is honored on 'American Masters,' and more top picks.

  • Andy Murray wins Wimbledon: greatest British sports victory?

    Scottish tennis star Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic of Serbia in straight sets to win the Wimbledon men’s singles championship Sunday. It was the first Wimbledon victory for a British player in 77 years.

  • Jimmy Connors: 12 things I learned from Connors memoir 'The Outsider'

    Here are a dozen interesting items from "The Outsider: A Memoir" by tennis great Jimmy Connors.

  • The Outsider: A Memoir

    Tennis great Jimmy Connors reveals the source of the fire that burned within during his Hall of Fame career.

  • Serena Williams rallies back to US Open - again (+video)

    Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 to win her fourth U.S. Open title and 15th Grand Slam title. Serena Williams won her first major championship at age 17 at the 1999 U.S. Open.

  • The most expensive items on Amazon

    The most expensive items on Amazon

    Amazon is known for its bargains, but did you know you can also use the site to fritter away colossal amounts of money? Of course you did. But do you have any idea how much money? We went through each of Amazon's departments looking for the most expensive item, and what we found was surprising. While there were some objects of genuine value, we found many others that were absurdly overpriced, with sellers often charging millions – or even trillions – of dollars for everyday products.  Some of these prices are surely inadvertent. Maybe someone accidentally keyed an inventory code into the price field, or maybe they forgot to convert the currency from rupees. Perhaps others are simply attempts by the retailer to better understand Amazon's search algorithm. And just maybe a few of them are people with dreams of striking it rich. It is, after all, a free country.   Note that this 26-item list was compiled in December 2011, and that Amazon's inventory changes quickly. To see what are currently the most expensive items on Amazon's, simply visit one of Amazon's departments and sort the items by "Price: High to Low." You'll probably want to disable one-click shopping first, just in case.  

  • Michael Jordan falling down the list of US most popular athlete

    Michael Jordan falling down the list of US most popular athlete

    Michael Jordan finds himself slipping to seventh spot on this year's top ten most popular athlete list in the US, behind Tiger Woods and Kobe Bryant.

  • Wimbledon takes tennis high-tech

    Horizons Wimbledon takes tennis high-tech

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