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Tennis champ Serena Williams -- pictured on Instagram with her fiancé  Alexis Ohanian -- is pregnant. (Courtesy Instagram)

Scoop: Swimsuit-clad Serena Williams shares pregnancy news

It’s true: Serena Williams is pregnant. On Wednesday, the tennis great --…

 

La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz, pictured with Warren Beatty, right, was the guy who exposed the best picture envelope error at Sunday's Oscars ceremony. (Courtesy Twitter)

Accountants explain Oscars envelope gaffe

Everybody’s making nice over Envelopegate. After Sunday’s flub -- the biggest in…

 

Elle Fanning describes her new project "The Beguiled" as a movie with "lots of sex." (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Elle Fanning on her new movie: ‘There’s lots of sex’

Elle Fanning is sharing sexy news about her upcoming movie “The Beguiled.”…

 

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said in a touching Mother's Day weekend Facebook post that until her husband's death she never realized how hard it is to be a single parent. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Scoop: Facebook’s No. 2 exec pays tribute to single mothers

Facebook’s No. 2 executive Sheryl Sandberg says she never realized how hard…

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said in a touching Mother's Day weekend Facebook post that until her husband's death she never realized how hard it is to be a single parent. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
A's outfielder Coco Crisp does the Bernie Lean after driving in the game-winning run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 15th inning of a game in 2012.  (Ben Margot/2012 AP)

A’s less in love with the Coco

At 36, Coco Crisp serves more as a reminder of our own…

A's outfielder Coco Crisp does the Bernie Lean after driving in the game-winning run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 15th inning of a game in 2012.  (Ben Margot/2012 AP)
Angelique Kerber, right,  of Germany holding the trophy is congratulated by Serena Williams after winning the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (Aaron Favila/AP)

Serena loses second straight major

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams put up both hands after sending a forehand long…

Angelique Kerber, right,  of Germany holding the trophy is congratulated by Serena Williams after winning the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (Aaron Favila/AP)
Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)

As we admire him, Newton injects race

Scared? The only people who should be scared of Cam Newton are…

Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)
USA's Serena Williams of the Philippine Mavericks returns a shot to Australia's Samantha Stosur of the Indian Aces during the women's singles in the  2015 International Premier Tennis League Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Arena at suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. Williams won 6-3. (Bullit Marquez/AP)

No Curry? Serena Sportsperson of Year

NEW YORK — Serena Williams is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year…

USA's Serena Williams of the Philippine Mavericks returns a shot to Australia's Samantha Stosur of the Indian Aces during the women's singles in the  2015 International Premier Tennis League Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Arena at suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. Williams won 6-3. (Bullit Marquez/AP)
Sinead O’Connor, pictured in Hungary in April, has made some intense accusations against her family online. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)

Scoop: Sinead O’Connor rages at her family on social media

Things really are not going well for Sinead O’Connor. On Monday, she…

Sinead O’Connor, pictured in Hungary in April, has made some intense accusations against her family online. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)
FILE - In this March 20, 2015, file photo, Serena Williams speaks during a news conference after withdrawing from her match against Simona Halep, of Romania, due to a knee injury at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament  in Indian Wells, Calif. San Francisco police are asking tennis star Williams to file a police report after she said someone tried to steal her cellphone at a restaurant. Officer Grace Gatpandan said Williams had not filed a report as of Thursday morning, Nov. 5, 2015. She said police like to know if they're dealing with a serial cellphone thief.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Scoop: Serena Williams foils would-be cellphone thief

Go, Serena, go! Tennis star Serena Williams is basking in the limelight…

FILE - In this March 20, 2015, file photo, Serena Williams speaks during a news conference after withdrawing from her match against Simona Halep, of Romania, due to a knee injury at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament  in Indian Wells, Calif. San Francisco police are asking tennis star Williams to file a police report after she said someone tried to steal her cellphone at a restaurant. Officer Grace Gatpandan said Williams had not filed a report as of Thursday morning, Nov. 5, 2015. She said police like to know if they're dealing with a serial cellphone thief.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Sinead O’Connor, pictured in Hungary in April, has made some intense accusations against her family online. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)

Scoop: Sinead O’Connor rages at her family on social media

Things really are not going well for Sinead O’Connor. On Monday, she…

Sinead O’Connor, pictured in Hungary in April, has made some intense accusations against her family online. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh shouts from the sideline in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Michigan won 35-7. (Tony Ding/AP)

Harbaugh’s temper in mid-season form

Jim Harbaugh won his home debut as Michigan’s football coach Saturday, but,…

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh shouts from the sideline in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Michigan won 35-7. (Tony Ding/AP)
Serena Williams reacts after beating Venus Williams during a quarterfinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP)

How a tennis Grand Slam compares to other rare sports feats

LONDON — Two more wins. That's all Serena Williams needs to complete…

Serena Williams reacts after beating Venus Williams during a quarterfinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP)
Serena Williams, left, hugs her sister Venus Williams after winning the quarterfinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament on Tuesday in New York. (Julio Cortez/AP)

Serena Williams beats Venus at US Open to extend Slam bid

NEW YORK — For stretches of the 27th edition of Williams vs.…

Serena Williams, left, hugs her sister Venus Williams after winning the quarterfinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament on Tuesday in New York. (Julio Cortez/AP)
Venus Williams plays Anett Kontaveit during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Serena vs. Venus: Slam at stake

NEW YORK — So there's at least one person with zero interest…

Venus Williams plays Anett Kontaveit during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Serena Williams, returning a shot in a fourth-round victory over Madison Keys, next faces sister Venus at the U.S. Open. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Venus in way of Serena Grand Slam

NEW YORK — No need for any extra practice for Serena Williams…

Serena Williams, returning a shot in a fourth-round victory over Madison Keys, next faces sister Venus at the U.S. Open. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
One day before pulling out of the Bank of the West Classic, citing an elbow injury, Serena Williams posted this photo of her on her Instagram account. (Photo via Instagram)

The Serena Scam

Maybe people who attend tennis events don’t care about being suckered. Maybe…

One day before pulling out of the Bank of the West Classic, citing an elbow injury, Serena Williams posted this photo of her on her Instagram account. (Photo via Instagram)
Serena Williams, left, and Jordan Spieth show off their prizes after major victories last weekend. (At left, Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP, at right, Charles Rex Arbogast/ap)

Summer of Slam: Serena, Spieth unfazed by vision of double Grand Slams

The concept of sustained dominance in sports — anything Grand or Slammable…

Serena Williams, left, and Jordan Spieth show off their prizes after major victories last weekend. (At left, Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP, at right, Charles Rex Arbogast/ap)
Serena Williams of the United States balances the trophy on her head after winning the women's singles final on Saturday at Wimbledon. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES     -    NO ARCHIVES

Slammed: Serena clinches hers, eyes history’s

WIMBLEDON, England — Go ahead and say it: Grand Slam. Magic words…

Serena Williams of the United States balances the trophy on her head after winning the women's singles final on Saturday at Wimbledon. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES     -    NO ARCHIVES
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates as she defeats Maria Sharapova of Russia in their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 9, 2015. Williams won 6-2, 6-4.  (Alastair Grant/AP Photo)

Williams routs Sharapova, faces Muguruza in Wimbledon final

LONDON — Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena…

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates as she defeats Maria Sharapova of Russia in their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 9, 2015. Williams won 6-2, 6-4.  (Alastair Grant/AP Photo)