About Andrew L. John

Andrew is the football beat writer at The Desert Sun and also writes features and contributes to coverage of other area sporting events. He is a D.C. area native and graduated from Syracuse University.

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Mike, Bob Bryan win consecutive titles at the BNP Paribas Open

For years, Mike and Bob Bryan had what some might call a monkey on their backs. Despite routinely making deep runs, even two finals, at their home tournament, they couldn’t quite break throug March 15th, 2014

BNP Paribas Open: Shuai Peng, Su-wei Hsieh win women’s doubles final

Shuai Peng and Su-wei Hsieh, the top two women's doubles players around the world, claimed the women's doubles final, 7-6(5), 6-2, at the BNP Paribas Open Saturday. The duo took the tournament by March 15th, 2014

Roger Federer and Alexandr Dolgopolov each looking to make history

Roger Federer took the court in Stadium 1 at noon on Saturday just one game from his fifth appearance in the men's singles final at Indian Wells. He won the event in each of his previous four matc March 15th, 2014

Photos from the Inser/Gulbis men’s singles quarterfinal

American John Isner awaits serve in the first set of his quarterfinal match with Ernests Gulbis. Gulbis prepares to serve in the second set at the BNP Paribas Open. The 6-foot-9 Isn March 14th, 2014

Photos from Friday’s men’s doubles semifinal

Here are a few shots of the Roger Federer and Stanislav Wawrinka versus Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares match in Stadium 1 Friday. Federer and Wawrinka won the gold medal in men's doubles in Lo March 14th, 2014

Friday’s matches at the BNP

All matches except one will be played in Stadium 1 on Friday, with the two women's singles semifinal matches concluding the day. In those matches, sixth-seeded Simona Halep with face second-seeded March 14th, 2014

Friday morning Indian Wells traffic

Traffic is thick this morning on US-111 and has caused delays getting onto Miles in Indian Wells. Traffic is also heavy at the Washington Street entrance, though not quite as congested. It took a March 14th, 2014

American John Isner praises upgrades at the BNP

INDIAN WELLS — Until Sunday, it had been a year since the last time John Isner took the court in a match at the BNP Paribas Open. In that time, the tennis garden at Indian Wells went through a massi March 9th, 2014

FOOTBALL: 2013 All-Desert Sun Team

2013 ALL-DESERT SUN FOOTBALL TEAMS FIRST TEAM OFFENSE OL EDDIE ARIZMENDI Palm Springs, 6-3 235, sr. The Indians’ top lineman anchored a veteran offensive line, starting every game on offense December 23rd, 2013

Football: 2014 DVL schedule released

Football season may be over in the valley, but with Xavier Prep now entering the Desert Valley League, the release of next year’s DVL schedule was met with much anticipation this week. Gone from December 12th, 2013

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