Serena Williams to end boycott of Indian Wells event after 14 years

...was booed at the 2001 event.Williams had repeatedly vowed never to return to the large two-week tournament in the Palm Springs area. She announced her change of heart in a column for Time.com."I play for the love of the game," Williams...


...going down 6-3, 6-3 to Simone Bolelli.? The U.S. Tennis Association will sanction same-gender couples' doubles tournaments for the first time, starting at the Plaza Racquet Club in Palm Springs, Calif., on March 7-8.

'Big Bang' star and her husband buy Khloe Kardashian's mansion

...NEW PLACE: If Leonardo DiCaprio needs to take a breather after his hard-fought Oscar battle, he can retreat to the Palm Springs estate he recently bought for $5.23 million.Set on 1.3 acres in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood, the renovated...

Vacation spots send warm invitations up north

...couple of bars, prompted him to tack on three days in Florida before and after a cruise out of Miami. He also flew to Palm Springs, Calif., for four days."All of that is last-minute because of the weather," Hilgendorf said.Dave Knieriemen...

Hall of Fame slugger, revered broadcaster Ralph Kiner dies

...broadcasts and later 'Kiner's Korner' for more than half a century," he added. "He was as comfortable hanging out in Palm Springs with his friend Bob Hope as he was hitting in front of Hank Greenberg at Forbes Field."

J.B. Holmes has strong start in latest return

...in Wisconsin, for example ? to head to the desert for a few days to start shaking the rust off. Stallings went to Palm Springs a few days before his first appearance in the Tournament of Champions at Kapalua."We had a good time, but it...

Brandt Snedeker focused on healthy, productive 2014 season

...again, but nothing that concerns me," Snedeker said. "The only thing I'm worried about is walking 18 holes here. Palm Springs is dead flag. Walking this golf course is a little different."In his seven years on tour, Snedeker said his rookie...

Michaux: Charles Howell playing with sense of urgency in hopes of earning Masters invitation

...and that was enough to move him one spot up the leaderboard into a tie for third.The next week he shot 64 in the Palm Springs desert to get himself into a playoff. But by missing a 5-footer on the last hole of regulation, Howell let slip...

Phil Mickelson among top names that are returning to play the Greenbrier Classic

...a piece of art. I'm almost done."He might be running out of space. Couples is trying to sell his home in the Palm Springs, Calif., area, and when that happens, his other house in Los Angeles is smaller. U.S. OPEN: Kyle Stanley could...

Frys.com Open has future full of star power

...The next ceremony is planned for May 4, 2015. DIVOTS: Ernie Dunlevie, one of the founding fathers of the 1960 Palm Springs Golf Classic now known as the Humana Challenge, died Sunday of cancer at 96. ... Carl Pettersson, who has been with...