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  • In Pictures Celebrities at Wimbledon

    Britain's Prince William (r.) and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (l.) applaud after the match between Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria and Venus Williams of the US at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London on June 27.

  • Maria Sharapova goes on to semifinals at Wimbledon

    Maria Sharapova goes on to semifinals at Wimbledon

    Maria Sharapova beat Dominika Cibulkova at Wimbledon, Tuesday, to continue on to the semifinals. Sharapova will face Sabine Lisicki. Thursday.

  • Marion Bartoli beats Serena at Wimbledon; Venus, Wozniacki also upset Monday

    Marion Bartoli beats Serena at Wimbledon; Venus, Wozniacki also upset Monday

    Marion Bartoli is moving on to the quarterfinals at the All England Lawn Tennis Club outside London. Marion Bartoli upset Wimbledon ladies defending champion Serena Williams on Monday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/24

    Officer Harvey M. Andrekovic's hat lays on the floor during the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid.

  • Venus Williams needs three sets to advance at Wimbledon

    Venus Williams needs three sets to advance at Wimbledon

    Venus Williams was challenged in the second round at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Kimiko Date-Krumm pushed Venus Williams to a third set before falling.

  • Venus Williams outfit: in defense of her Wimbledon jumper

    Venus Williams outfit: in defense of her Wimbledon jumper

    Venus Williams is getting a lot of flak for the self-designed jumper she wore during her decisive victory over Akgul Amanmuradova of Ukraine, but she deserves credit for being creative.

  • Those Guys Have All the Fun

    Those Guys Have All the Fun

    It's big and it's bloated but – like the sports empire that it covers – this is a book that you don't want to miss.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/20

    Luke Tinsman, of San Clemente, Calif., eyes a perch while in a fisheye bubble at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point Harbor in Dana Point, Calif.

  • Caroline Wozniacki and Williams sisters begin Wimbledon quest

    Caroline Wozniacki and Williams sisters begin Wimbledon quest

    Caroline Wozniacki and the Williams sisters, along with a host of other contenders, are competing for Wimbledon championships this year. The top seed on the ladies side of the draw is Caroline Wozniacki.

  • In Pictures Wimbledon's red carpet women

    Tennis, always of interest for the on-court sartorial choices of its players, kicked it up a notch at the Women's Tennis Association's Pre-Wimbledon Party in London on June 16. American Bethanie Mattek-Sands turned heads in a tennis-ball confection whipped up by Lady Gaga's designer, Alex Noble.