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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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In other afternoon play the Tigers beat the Angels 5-2 in a game played in Detroit. Max Scherzer was the winner and the Cy Young Award winner upped his record to 2-1. The loss was absorbed by starter C.J. Wilson. And in Boston the Red Sox got the better of the Orioles 4-2.

The evening portion of the schedule has the Pirates hosting the Brewers, Seattle at Miami, the Yankees at Tampa, New York's other team, the Mets, home to the Braves, the White Sox at Texas, Colorado at home to the Phillies, Arizona playing in L.A. against the Dodgers and the Padres at home to the Giants.

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UNDATED (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets won the opening game of their best of seven NBA playoff series with Toronto, 94-87. Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points in the win and Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter. Shaun Livingston scored 10 points and Kevin Garnett had five as the Nets won despite making just 4 of 24 3-pointers.

Game 2 takes place Tuesday night in Toronto.

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These are all best-of-seven series.

NHL PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULE

UNDATED (AP) -- Today's NHL playoff schedule consists of one day game and two at night. In the afternoon contest, the St. Louis Blues are looking to take a 2-0 lead over defending league champion Chicago. The Blues won the opener 4-3 in triple-overtime on Thursday night.

Tonight, it's Game 2 for the Penguins and Blue Jackets. Home-standing Pittsburgh won the opening game with a 4-3 decision over Columbus. And Colorado is home to Minnesota in the second game of that seven-game affair. The Avalanche took the first game 5-4 in overtime.

Avs coach Patrick Roy (wah) says he doesn't expect leading scorer Matt Duchene (DOO'-shayn) to play in the first-round playoff series against the Wild. Duchene has been out since damaging the MCL in his left knee when he ran into a teammate against San Jose on March 29.

NHL-BRUINS

NEW YORK (AP) -- Boston forward Milan Lucic (LOO'-cheech) has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser during their opening playoff game. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

NHL-FLYERS

NEW YORK (AP) -- Goalie Steve Mason of the Flyers still isn't feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for Philadelphia in Game 2 against the New York Rangers. Mason has been sidelined for a week because of an undisclosed upper-body injury after he was knocked over and hit his head on the ice against Pittsburgh. He and the Flyers have declined to say whether the goalie sustained a concussion.

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HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) -- Nicholas Thompson has taken the lead during the early going of the third round of the PGA's RBC Heritage tournament. He stands 5-under for the day after 10 holes and 7-under for the tournament. Thompson leads several players who are on the course at 5-under.

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CHAMPIONS TOUR

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- David Frost is the early clubhouse leader during the Champions Tour event in Duluth, Ga. He is in the clubhouse at minus-4 after a second round 4-under-68. On the course tour rookie Miguel Angel Jimenez (AHN'-hehl hee-MEHN'-ehz) stands 7-under after 11 holes of play.

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