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God will forever welcome us back with open arms

Q: Does God ever give us a second chance, even if we've really messed up our lives? Or does He just give up on us? I hope not, although I can't blame Him if He does, at least in my case. - W.R. A: God is the God of the second chance - and the hundredth chance, and the thousandth chance! No matter ho

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-15 23:42:00

Tennis: Honors even for Belgium, Australia in Davis Cup semis

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium and Australia took one point each in two thrilling Davis Cup semi-final matches on Friday, with David Goffin returning from injury to beat John Millman and Nick Kyrgios overpowering Steve Darcis in five sets in Brussels. Seeking their second final in three years, Belgiu

REUTERS - 2017-09-15 20:55:29

WATCH: Leader Jason Day aces No. 17 at BMW Championship

Jason Day held a 1-shot lead entering the par-3 17th hole in Round 2 of the BMW Championship. He built on that lead in style, making a hole-in-one to move to 13 under with his second career ace. Day also eagled the par-5 14th hole to make it two eagles in four holes. Day made news this week when he

GOLFWEEK - 2017-09-15 19:20:10

Florida Extends Head Coach Gregg Troy's Contract Through 2020

The University of Florida has given men's and women's swimming & diving head coach Gregg Troy a contract extension through June 2020, which will lead the Gators up until the Tokyo Olympics. The 66-year old Troy is in his 20th season as the head coach of the Florida women's team and 19th as the leade

SWIMSWAM.COM - 2017-09-15 19:11:19

US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as odds of rate hike increase

Sept 14 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Thursday, a day after closing at record highs, as shares of Apple remained under pressure and an uptick in consumer prices inflation boosted the odds of another interest rate hike this year. A Labor Department report showed consumer price ind

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-15 01:40:00

Anderson's US Open final appearance marks milestone for Illinois tennis

Illinois' Kevin Anderson reacts after losing a set in a quarterfinal singles match against USA's Zack Fleishman during the United States Tennis Association Challenger tournament at Atkins Tennis Center on Thursday evening. Anderson lost the match, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Former Illini tennis player Kevin A

DAILY ILLINI - 2017-09-14 07:08:04

Why Keegan Bradley has major motivation at BMW Championship']

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Keegan Bradley never knew what he was missing. He played in all of the major championships for five consecutive years because he managed to win the first one in which he ever teed it up. That afforded the kind of freedom golfers dream about, the knowledge that no matter how far

ESPN - 2017-09-14 23:39:00

Tennis Courts and Friends of the Court

My morning train reads:Why the West Is Burning: There are 137 large wildfires raging across 7.8 million acres in what might be the worst fire season ever (Outside)Charts and Thoughts at All-Time Highs (Irrelevant Investor)"Friends of the Court" Have Hidden Ties to Big Investors (Bloomberg)Wall Stree

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-14 11:08:35

Still Processing: Lessons in Loss and Power from Venus Williams and Rihanna

Last week, we witnessed two extraordinary events: Venus Williams's playing some of the best tennis in the last decade of her career (she lost in the semifinals at the U.S. Open, but with style), and the rollout of Rihanna's new line of cosmetics, Fenty Beauty, which was splashier than the release of

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-14 20:18:30

September hotel roundup: The latest openings, renovations, brand updates

The U.S hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in three key areas from Aug. 27 to Sept. 2. Occupancy rates were up 2.2% to 65.9%, compared with the week of Aug. 28 through Sept. 3 last year. The average daily rate reached $121.76, an increase of 2.1% over the same time last year. An

USA TODAY - 2017-09-14 19:38:11

Pop culture serves up tennis with Emma Stone, Mary Carillo, Shia LaBeouf, Pharrell Williams and Amanda Peet 

Love-love. That's how every tennis match starts out. And at this moment, pop culture is madly in love with the sport, which is showing up all over screens and stages. Why is everyone courting the game for dramatic potential? Anna Ziegler, author of upcoming play about two tennis greats facing off

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-14 18:48:00

Stephens and Nadal winners at US Open

Women's champ captures her first Grand Slam; Rafa chases a record Sloane Stephens on Saturday dispatched fellow American Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 on Arthur Ashe Court at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. She became only the second woman since the current format started in 1968 to win as an u

QCHRON.COM - 2017-09-14 17:30:00

Catherine Lacoste Still Sets the Standard for French Golf

In 1967, at age 22, Catherine Lacoste defeated the world's best professionals at the United States Women's Open in Hot Springs, Va.Credit Associated Press This year is the 50th anniversary of Catherine Lacoste's milestone as the only amateur to win the United States Women's Open, and it has stirred

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-14 04:01:23

The future of tennis is here

"Who is this kid?" The question came from a pair of couples seated behind me. The volume of their voices had been escalating slightly every couple of minutes thanks to the souvenir beers they drank. They weren't the only people drinking, as the steady rain kept everybody inside Arthur Ashe Stadium,

SB NATION - 2017-09-14 16:00:02

September 12, 1999: Agassi comes from behind to lift second US Open trophy

After hitting a rock bottom in 1997, Andre Agassi slowly but surely recovered his game, looking like a Grand Slam champion again in the second part of 1998 and returning to the Top 10. 1999 was very special season for this great champion, completing a career Grand Slam in Paris, despite all the odds

TENNISWORLDUSA.ORG - 2017-09-14 03:00:00

Dow hits record high as Boeing rises, rest of market weighed down by inflation fears

U.S. equities traded mostly lower on Thursday after strong inflation data raised the possibility of tighter monetary policy from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 52 points and hit an intraday record, with Boeing and United Technologies contributing the most to the gains. Bo

CNBC - 2017-09-14 13:30:08

Pouille to open for France in Davis Cup semifinals

Lucas Pouille and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will lead nine-time champion France in the opening singles against Serbia in the Davis Cup semifinals. In the absence of Novak Djokovic, Pouille will take on 80th-ranked Dusan Lajovic on clay at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in the northern city of Lille. Viktor Troi

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-09-14 13:05:00

US Open champion puts resurgence down to 'passion' for tennis

For the 16th and last time in NY on Sunday night "Uncle Toni" sat in the front row of Rafael Nadal's box as a coach and watched his charge win a grand-slam title. By winning two major titles this year Nadal's victory means that he and Federer who also has two major wins this year have created added

LIDTIME.COM - 2017-09-13 00:46:50

Maria Sharapova On Her Comeback and "Rival" Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova, 30, is unstoppable. This is the message she would like to convey with her memoir, the appropriately titled Unstoppable (released Sept. 12), which tracks her trajectory from Russia to her enrollment at a prestigious tennis academy in Florida to her spectacular career as an Olympic at

MEN'S HEALTH - 2017-09-13 20:18:15

Sania Mirza hits gym in Hyderabad to regain fitness after US Open

After losing to the Swiss-Taiwanese pair of Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-jan in the semi-finals at the recent US Open, Indian tennis professional Sania Mirza was seen hitting the gym in a desperate attempt to regain fitness. "Back at it. @thepilatesstudiohyderabad #harderthanitlooks," Sania said on

THESTATESMAN.COM - 2017-09-13 07:52:13