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Sports Archive

October 1, 2007
The Scientist and the Stairmaster

Why most of us believe that exercise makes us thinner—and why we're wrong.

September 24, 2007
Exorcising the Dodgers

50 years ago, the Dodgers left Ebbets Field for Los Angeles. Isn’t it time their ghosts left, too?

August 24, 2007
Who Needs Flushing Meadows?

Six ways to experience the U.S. Open without ever leaving Manhattan.

August 27, 2007
How Would Venus Williams Spend $1.4 Million?

We asked the Wimbledon ladies champ—the first ever to receive the same jackpot as her male counterpart—to blow her prize money in a New York shopping spree.

August 27, 2007
Patrick McEnroe’s Nine Rules for Watching the U.S. Open

The CBS tennis commentator, Davis Cup captain, former top-30 pro, Queens kid, brother of John, and possibly that guy you’ve seen hitting a ball against the wall in the park on Thompson and Spring, shares his tips on what to watch when you’re watching tennis.

August 27, 2007

Tryouts were held earlier this summer for the right to be one of the 250 ball people at the U.S. Open.

August 27, 2007
Making the Most of the U.S. Open

We offer tips for making the most of going out to the U.S. Open.

August 27, 2007
The Everything Guide to the U.S. Open

The U.S. Open, held at the National Tennis Center in Flushing (right next door to Shea Stadium) from August 27 to September 9, is a marriage of sports and commerce.

August 27, 2007
Pedro’s Late Innings

With the tenacity that made him one of the game’s best pitchers, Pedro Martinez battles his most difficult opponent—his own arm.

August 20, 2007
Round Round

In a week in which a freak twister whipped through Brooklyn, downing trees and smashing cars, everything seemed like it was spinning.