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Chris Evert hosts a "who's who" of TV and Tennis

By John Evenson


Delray Beach is known for being a hot spot for tennis, but on Saturday it was a who's who of tennis. Tennis legend Chris Evert invited some of her closest friends, both professional tennis players and television stars, t the Delray Tennis Center for the 24th annual Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic.


"There's so much pressure to play in front of people when you're not a professional athlete," says Elizabeth Shue, star of the CBS show CSI, "so I like trying to see if I can try to overcome that."


The weekend of tennis highlighted by a Charity Gala helps raise money for Evert's charity to help prevent drug abuse and neglect. Since 1989 the event has raised more than $20.6 million.


Other celebrities who took part include comedian Jon Lovitz and Scandal star Scott Foley.

Chris Evert hosts a "who's who" of TV and Tennis

Sunday, November 17 2013, 04:40 PM EST

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STEELERS-HARRISON

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- So much for James Harrison's retirement. The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back the volatile five-time Pro Bowler to add a veteran presence to a depleted linebacker group.

The 36-year-old posted a picture on Twitter on Tuesday morning, writing "done deal" next to a photo of him signing a contract.

Harrison retired as a member of the Steelers less than three weeks ago after spending the 2013 season with the Cincinnati Bengals. He cited the need to be close to his sons. Playing for the Steelers takes care of that problem. Harrison lives in a northern suburb.

The Steelers need pass rushing help after losing linebackers Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones to injury in Sunday night's win over Carolina.

PANTHERS-TOLBERT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers All-Pro fullback Mike Tolbert will miss at least eight games with a hairline fracture in his left leg. The bruising fullback was injured on a tackle involving ex-Panthers safety Mike Mitchell in Carolina's 37-19 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday night. Tolbert was placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Under that designation, Tolbert can practice after six weeks, but isn't eligible to play until Nov. 30 at Minnesota.

CARDINALS-GRICE

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals have signed former Arizona State running back Marion Grice from the San Diego practice squad.

Grice was a sixth-round draft pick of the Chargers this year and led the team in rushing in the preseason. He was re-signed to the San Diego practice squad after being released by the team on Sept. 1.

MLB-SCHEDULE

UNDATED (AP) -- The race for the top spot in the American League Central has tightened up with Detroit's lead trimmed to one over Kansas City. The Royals play in Cleveland again tonight while the Tigers try to rebound from a loss to the Chicago White Sox at home.

Checking the AL wild card race, Oakland and K-C own the top two spots with Seattle two games out. The Mariners, who have lost 9 of the last 13, try to snap a three-game losing streak when they play at Toronto. The A's host the Los Angeles Angels. The Indians are 3 1/2 games out of the wild card picture.

The Baltimore Orioles visit the New York Yankees as Derek Jeter enjoys his final regular season homestand in the Bronx. The Yankees, coming off a win over Baltimore, are four games out of the wild-card race so it's unlikely that Jeter will be playing in October.

Also tonight in the AL, Tampa Bay plays at Boston while Texas hosts Houston.

Over in the National League, Pittsburgh and San Francisco hold the two wild-card spots with Milwaukee a distant five games out. The Pirates play in Atlanta while the Giants continue their NL West battle at Los Angeles. The Dodgers still own a 3 1/2 game lead over the Giants. The game features a solid pitching match-up with 18-9 Madison Bumgarner facing 15-8 Zack Greinke (GREHN'-kee). The Brewers visit Cincinnati.

St. Louis, up by 2 1/2 games over the Pirates in the NL Central, visit the Chicago Cubs.

Also tonight, Washington hosts the New York Mets, Philadelphia is on the road at Miami while San Diego is home to Colorado.

The interleague contest has Arizona at Minnesota.

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Philadelphia Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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