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Australian Open Players Melting Away
One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles.
The scorching heat on Day 2 thinned crowds at Melbourne Park and prompted players to cool off be…
Vote for This Week's Athlete of the Week [10/31]
Congratulations again to St. Augustine sophomore Jose Tabora for taking home last week's 97.3 ESPN Athlete of the Week honors.
Meanwhile, we have a new batch of local student-athletes this week who have proven themselves worthy in their respective fields.
You can make your vote below, and you can hear…
Shocking First Round Exit At Wimbledon
LONDON -- Just like that, in a span of 15 days, Rafael Nadal went from French Open champion for a record eighth time to first-round Grand Slam loser for the only time in his career.
Limping occasionally and slower than usual, but unwilling afterward to blame an old left knee injury, the two-time Wimb…
Nadal Stands Alone At The French Open
PARIS -- If Rafael Nadal truly was going to be challenged, if his bid for an unprecedented eighth French Open championship would be slowed even a bit, this might have been the moment.
Leading by a set and a break 70 minutes into Sunday's final against David Ferrer, another generally indefatigabl…
Vote for This Week’s High School Athlete of the Week [4/18]
Congratulations to Mainland's standout Lacrosse star Anna Gordon for taking home last week's 97.3 ESPN High School Athlete of the Week award.
This week we have a new batch of local student-athletes who have proven themselves worthy in their respective fields.
You can vote for your pick below, and you …

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