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Lean In's Sheryl Sandberg Has a New Mission – This Time for the Men!

Lean In Together: Beyoncé, Hugh Jackman and More Join Sheryl Sandberg's Gender Equality Movement

Originally posted 03/05/2015 05:05PM

Sheryl Sandberg's hot-selling feminist manifesto Lean In encouraged women everywhere to embrace work, will and leadership. But now, the author has launched a new initiative to target the other half of the gender equation – the men.

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UpdatePosted 08/27/2014 01:00PM

Watch Alec Baldwin's Effortless Catch at the U.S. Open (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/27/2014 11:00AM

Alec Baldwin might not ever run for mayor, but he can still create an iconic New York City moment.

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Serena Williams Dominates Maria Sharapova to Win Olympic Gold | Serena Williams

Serena Williams Dominates Maria Sharapova to Win Olympic Gold

Originally posted 08/04/2012 11:35AM

Serena Williams has another gold medal.

The reigning Wimbledon champion returned Saturday to the grass surface of Centre Court (the tennis venue at the London Games) to compete against Russia's Maria Sharapova in the women's singles final – and dominated.

Williams, who served three aces in the opening game, beat her opponent 6-0, 6-1.

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Maria Sharapova Breaks from Tennis – for Penguins!

Maria Sharapova Breaks from Tennis – for Penguins!

Originally posted 01/11/2012 04:00PM

Before getting into the thick of the Australian Open, which begins next week, Maria Sharapova got into a different kind of frenzy – with penguins!

The tennis pro visited with both Gentoo and King penguins at the Melbourne Aquarium on Monday, but the trip wasn't all play.

"It took me 30 minutes to get them all together for a picture," she shared on Facebook. "Stubborn little things!"

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Love Match! U.S. Open Stars & Their Dogs | Serena Williams, Venus Williams

U.S. Open Tennis Stars and Their Dogs: It's a Love Match!

Originally posted 08/30/2011 04:05PM

Serena and Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Andy Roddick, and Novak Djokovic all have something in common, and it isn't just tennis – they all love their dogs! The first-round matches at this year's U.S. Open are underway, and these pro athletes have the support of their beloved pups, some of whom are getting to be just as famous as their owners.

The youngest Williams sister has two dogs, a Jack Russell terrier named Jackie and a Maltese named Lorelei. Serena has had Jackie since she was in high school and named her after Mariah Carey's Jack Russell Jack.

"I take my Jack Russell everywhere," Williams told PEOPLE. "I am so busy with tennis and my business interests, but I wanted to be at the game to support the team, and Jackie likes to be part of everything I do."

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Maria Sharapova Engaged to Lakers Star Sasha Vujacic

Maria Sharapova Engaged to Lakers Star Sasha Vujacic

Originally posted 10/22/2010 09:45AM

Looks like a match made in athletic heaven for tennis star Maria Sharapova and her now-fiancé, L.A. Lakers shooting guard Sasha Vujacic.

The three-time Grand Slam champ's rep confirmed the engagement to CNBC.

"Maria Sharapova's agent Max Eisenbud has confirmed to me that she is engaged to the Lakers' Sasha Vujacic," sports reporter Darren Rovell Tweeted.

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Sharapova, Federer Win at U.S. Open | Andy Roddick, Maria Sharapova

UpdatePosted 09/11/2006 11:50AM

Sharapova, Federer Win at U.S. Open

Originally posted 09/10/2006 07:45PM

The U.S. Open wrapped up Sunday evening when Roger Federer won the tennis tournament for the third straight year, this time beating American Andy Roddick. On Saturday, Maria Sharapova won her first U.S. Open, besting Justine Henin-Hardenne.

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Maria Sharapova | Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

Originally posted 04/17/2006 06:00AM

After a few weeks off, No. 4-ranked Maria Sharapova, who turns 19 on April 19, says she'll be ready to jump back into the tournament circuit after losing to her Russian rival Svetlana Kuznetsova in Miami at the NASDAQ-100 last month. That gives the tennis star, who's been living in Bradenton, Fla., time to relax at her new Los Angeles home, a house she bought on Manhattan Beach. PEOPLE recently caught up with the Wimbledon champ and got the scoop on her new pad, the incident in Miami and her extra inch.

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WEEK AHEAD: Maria Sharapova Swings into U.S. Open | Maria Sharapova

WEEK AHEAD: Maria Sharapova Swings into U.S. Open

Originally posted 08/26/2005 05:00PM

The Russian tennis star vies for the top ladies' spot in the tournament, starting Monday. PEOPLE takes a look at the Grand Slam event plus other happenings in the coming week:

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Lindsay Lohan, O.C. Star Team Up for Film

Lindsay Lohan, O.C. Star Team Up for Film

Originally posted 01/03/2005 09:15AM

HIRED: Samaire Armstrong, who has appeared on The O.C. and Entourage, is teaming up with Lindsay Lohan for an untitled movie comedy being developed by How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days director Donald Petrie, according to the Hollywood Reporter. She will play the best friend of Lohan's character, who is described as the luckiest lady alive until she meets the unluckiest man. Armstrong recently played Anna Stern on The O.C., the blond former flame of Seth Cohen (Adam Brody).

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