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The Maui News
Sharing Mana‘oOnly a few other celebrities achieved "Mister" status with Auntie; Harry Belafo
Sharing Mana‘o
The Maui News / Posted 20 hours ago
Only a few other celebrities achieved "Mister" status with Auntie; Harry Belafonte and Arthur Ashe are the ones I remember best. She was a big Elvis fan, owned every one of his albums, and once drove me to tears by proclaiming that he was her... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Michael Sam to be keynote speaker for AU's LGBTQI+ History Month kickoffGQ Magazine’s Men of the Year in 2014, was a finalist for Sports Illustrated Sp
Michael Sam to be keynote speaker for AU's LGBTQI+ History Month kickoff
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
GQ Magazine’s Men of the Year in 2014, was a finalist for Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year and the recipient of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs. Cosponsors for the event are the Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence, the SPECTRUM... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Review of 'The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook'Game Day Cookbook.” She’s the daughter of legendary sports agent David Falk, wh
Review of 'The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook'
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Game Day Cookbook.” She’s the daughter of legendary sports agent David Falk, who represented players such as Patrick Ewing, Arthur Ashe, Boomer Esiason and Michael Jordan. Many of Falk’s recipes are variations on traditional sports food classics,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Review of 'The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook'Game Day Cookbook.” She’s the daughter of legendary sports agent David Falk, wh
Review of 'The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook'
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
Game Day Cookbook.” She’s the daughter of legendary sports agent David Falk, who represented players such as Patrick Ewing, Arthur Ashe, Boomer Esiason and Michael Jordan. Many of Falk’s recipes are variations on traditional sports food classics,... Read more
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Quartz
A new Smithsonian museum highlights the enormous influence African American culture has had on all of uswhen I spotted Janet Jackson’s masterful 30-year-old first album, Control in an
A new Smithsonian museum highlights the enormous influence African American culture has had on all of us
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
when I spotted Janet Jackson’s masterful 30-year-old first album, Control in an interactive exhibit. My dad’s tennis idol, Arthur Ashe, had a display case. A picture of the inventor of Aunt Jemima pancake mix reminded me of how my mom in the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Clinton's Samantha Bee problemhave been enlisted in the culture war. The tabloid industry gave us the apotheo
Clinton's Samantha Bee problem
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
have been enlisted in the culture war. The tabloid industry gave us the apotheosis of Caitlyn Jenner, and ESPN gave her its Arthur Ashe Award. The NBA, the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference — nobody's idea of progressive forces, usually — are... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
City land cleared for massive Boulevard redevelopmentcity jobs were moved with them. Several structures in the area of the Parker F
City land cleared for massive Boulevard redevelopment
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
city jobs were moved with them. Several structures in the area of the Parker Field Annex, across Robin Hood Road from the Arthur Ashe Jr. Athletic Center, were also taken down. The work also includes hazardous materials abatement, conducted over... Read more
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Daily Journal
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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Daily Record
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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York Daily Record
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua Academy Class of 1943 gathers for 73rdand “In The Mood” is a hit — The musical “Oklahoma” opens on Broadway — Chevy
Canandaigua Academy Class of 1943 gathers for 73rd
MPNnow.com / Posted 7 days ago
and “In The Mood” is a hit — The musical “Oklahoma” opens on Broadway — Chevy Chase, Billie Jean King, Janis Joplin, Arthur Ashe, Bobby Fischer, Robert De Niro, John Denver, Newt Gingrich, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, Jim Morrison, Oliver... Read more
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USA Today
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation w
How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Jean King comes from a different era of social activism. Sharing a generation with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, she fought for women’s rights in sports at a time when there basically were no... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Super sophomores making an impact in North JerseyThe sophomore stood in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium, in the very heart of
Super sophomores making an impact in North Jersey
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
The sophomore stood in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium, in the very heart of American tennis. Andrea Cerdan was honored there last month with a plaque during the U.S. Open, recognized as the United States Tennis Association’s top-ranked... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Hyland GS: This is about Tyre Kinggo into much detail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of
Hyland GS: This is about Tyre King
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
go into much detail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of John Carlos and Tommie Smith, Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Billie Jean King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. People should find sports journalist Dave Zirin’s book “A People’s... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Hyland GS: This is about Tyree Kinggo into much detail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of
Hyland GS: This is about Tyree King
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
go into much detail here; though, I would be remiss if I silenced the names of John Carlos and Tommie Smith, Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Billie Jean King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. People should find sports journalist Dave Zirin’s book “A People’s... Read more
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The News & Observer
Statues of former coaches unveiled at renovated Reynolds Coliseumit.” Valvano coached at N.C. State from 1980 to 1990, winning one NCAA Divisio
Statues of former coaches unveiled at renovated Reynolds Coliseum
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
it.” Valvano coached at N.C. State from 1980 to 1990, winning one NCAA Division I championship in 1983. He also won the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, where he gave a speech encouraging people to never give up, on their hopes of finding a cure for... Read more
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Business Wire
Notre Dame Enhances Fan Experience and Energy Efficiency with New LED Lighting SystemLED lighting solutions, including the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, the Univers
Notre Dame Enhances Fan Experience and Energy Efficiency with New LED Lighting System
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
LED lighting solutions, including the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, the University of Alabama’s Sewell-Thomas Stadium and Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. About Musco Lighting Since 1976, Musco Lighting... Read more
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The Sport Review
Andy Murray ‘goes live’ in new charity event after Davis Cupcharitable offer by Murray is one of many he has made over the years: It is no
Andy Murray ‘goes live’ in new charity event after Davis Cup
The Sport Review / Posted 14 days ago
charitable offer by Murray is one of many he has made over the years: It is no accident that he has won the ATP’s coveted Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award for his fund-raising efforts. He organised charity matches in aid of the Royal Marsden after... Read more
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Evening Standard
Fatigued Andy Murray to dig deep for Great Britain in Davis Cuptakes a break between games against Svetlana Kuznetsova Madison Keys returns a
Fatigued Andy Murray to dig deep for Great Britain in Davis Cup
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
takes a break between games against Svetlana Kuznetsova Madison Keys returns a shot to Kayla Day With the roof closed at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Rafael Nadal returns a shot to Andreas Seppi during the US Open Lucas Pouille returns a shot to Marco... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
10 Central VA schools denied state accreditationleadership, governance, faculty or attendance and reconstitution status must be
10 Central VA schools denied state accreditation
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 14 days ago
leadership, governance, faculty or attendance and reconstitution status must be approved by the state Board of Education." Arthur Ashe Jr. Elementary in Henrico was one of 39 schools in the state that has full accreditation thanks to a Senate bill... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOE: 81 Percent of Schools Fully Accredited— Galax High · Greene County — Ruckersville Elementary · Greensville County —
VDOE: 81 Percent of Schools Fully Accredited
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 14 days ago
— Galax High · Greene County — Ruckersville Elementary · Greensville County — Greensville County High · Henrico County — Arthur Ashe Jr. Elementary · Henry County — Axton Elementary, Collinsville Primary, John Redd Smith Elementary and Sanville... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
U.S. Open Sees Lower Total Gate, But Sets Some Session Recordsset day-session attendance records twice, as 40,780 fans came on both the Satur
U.S. Open Sees Lower Total Gate, But Sets Some Session Records
Sports Business Daily / Posted 15 days ago
set day-session attendance records twice, as 40,780 fans came on both the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend. A night-session record 25,017 fans came on Sept. 4. There were six sessions this year played under the new roof at Arthur Ashe Stadi... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How Watson is making the US Open fan experience betterfound behind nearly every touch point of the US Open experience — from the cour
How Watson is making the US Open fan experience better
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
found behind nearly every touch point of the US Open experience — from the courtside radar guns that measure serve speed at Arthur Ashe Stadium to the real-time statistical insights delivered by the SlamTracker analytics technology. With so many... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How Watson is making the US Open fan experience betterfound behind nearly every touch point of the US Open experience — from the cour
How Watson is making the US Open fan experience better
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
found behind nearly every touch point of the US Open experience — from the courtside radar guns that measure serve speed at Arthur Ashe Stadium to the real-time statistical insights delivered by the SlamTracker analytics technology. With so many... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Local tennis great Lenny Simpson takes 2 kids to U.S. OpenYork along with Simpson and his wife, Joann. After a day in New York City, the
Local tennis great Lenny Simpson takes 2 kids to U.S. Open
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
York along with Simpson and his wife, Joann. After a day in New York City, the group began their VIP U.S. Open weekend at Arthur Ashe Kids Day as guests in Arthur and Jeannie Ashe’s box in Louie Armstrong Stadium. Later, along with the young... Read more
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Daily Mail
Leonardo DiCaprio takes selfie with young fan at US Openother celebrity out there because he was doing just that: taking a selfie in pu
Leonardo DiCaprio takes selfie with young fan at US Open
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
other celebrity out there because he was doing just that: taking a selfie in public. While watching the US Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York, the Titanic star took a photo with a young fan, then showed it to her for... Read more
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SportsFan
'Big four' still out of reach: Wawrinkathe trophy back home." Djokovic, blighted by physical problems throughout the
'Big four' still out of reach: Wawrinka
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
the trophy back home." Djokovic, blighted by physical problems throughout the US Open, was not at his brilliant best in Arthur Ashe Stadium but he was also blown away by a powerful Wawrinka display. "At the beginning I told my coach Magnus... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Does Wawrinka belong in a Big 5 of men's tennis?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impres
Does Wawrinka belong in a Big 5 of men's tennis?
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. "His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
U.S. Open Serves Thrills, Drama to Tennis Fanswith Mate Pavić, respectively. The tournament faced initial trouble with playe
U.S. Open Serves Thrills, Drama to Tennis Fans
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 16 days ago
with Mate Pavić, respectively. The tournament faced initial trouble with player’s complaints of the newly-renovated Arthur Ashe Stadium. Work on a retractable roof for the stadium, which was intended to allow for play during rain, finished... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hyde: Takeaway from Dolphins' protest — democracy can turn into a food fight | Commentarywant players to be more than sports names. We want another Muhammad Ali, who to
Hyde: Takeaway from Dolphins' protest — democracy can turn into a food fight | Commentary
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
want players to be more than sports names. We want another Muhammad Ali, who took on racism and the Vietnam War, or another Arthur Ashe, who bludgeoned South Africa's apartheid with his tennis racquet. We spent years asking Michael Jordan to speak... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impres
So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. "His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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The Telegraph
Stan stands tall, shows he can handle big momentsthe 2014 Australian Open title; stunned him in the final to win the 2015 French
Stan stands tall, shows he can handle big moments
The Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
the 2014 Australian Open title; stunned him in the final to win the 2015 French Open; and has now beaten him in a final at Arthur Ashe Stadium. At this stage, it is hard to call this one an upset, although Wawrinka certainly had to overcome plenty... Read more
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FOX News
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impres
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. "His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Takeaway from Dolphins' protest — democracy can turn into a food fightwant players to be more than sports names. We want another Muhammad Ali, who to
Takeaway from Dolphins' protest — democracy can turn into a food fight
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
want players to be more than sports names. We want another Muhammad Ali, who took on racism and the Vietnam War, or another Arthur Ashe, who bludgeoned South Africa's apartheid with his tennis racquet. We spent years asking Michael Jordan to speak... Read more
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Daily Mail
Donald Trump joins celebrites at 9/11 charity eventBeatrice (left, with her mother Sarah Ferguson, right) mingled with Trump's dau
Donald Trump joins celebrites at 9/11 charity event
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Beatrice (left, with her mother Sarah Ferguson, right) mingled with Trump's daughter Ivanka the night before at the Arthur Ashe stadium as Swiss player Stan Wawrinka beat world number one Novak Djokovic in the US Open men's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam " was impres
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam " was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. "His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam - was impres
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
KTVN Reno / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam - was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. "His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam - was impres
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam - was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. "His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam - was impres
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam - was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. ''His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impres
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
titles, and the only two-time winner of a calendar-year Grand Slam — was impressed by what he saw of Wawrinka from the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands Sunday. "His game has improved. He used to have an OK forehand, and now it really is a weapon.... Read more
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Daily News
U.S. Open pauses to remember 9/11 under heavy securityarmed law enforcement officers and bomb sniffing dogs patrolled the sprawling B
U.S. Open pauses to remember 9/11 under heavy security
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
armed law enforcement officers and bomb sniffing dogs patrolled the sprawling Billie Jean King Tennis Center, a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium with 9/11/01 stenciled into the court observed a moment of silence followed by a flyover of four F-15E... Read more
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Daily Mail
Abby Wambach: I abused alcohol, prescription drugs for yearssince her retirement (Above in January in new Hampshire) She's with her too: W
Abby Wambach: I abused alcohol, prescription drugs for years
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
since her retirement (Above in January in new Hampshire) She's with her too: Wambach presented Caitlyn Jenner with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2015 ESPYs (above) Wambach capped her illustrious career with the sport's most prestigious... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
New champions add to fresh look of U.S. OpenAustralian Open trophies. Kerber, another player with a deep well of stamina,
New champions add to fresh look of U.S. Open
Reuters Sports News / Posted 16 days ago
Australian Open trophies. Kerber, another player with a deep well of stamina, tapped into those reserves on a sweltering Arthur Ashe Stadium court to defuse big-hitting Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-3 4-6 6-4 to capture her second grand slam... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
10 biggest takeawaysin the US Open final. AP Photo/Darron Cummings With Williams absent, Kerber an
10 biggest takeaways
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 16 days ago
in the US Open final. AP Photo/Darron Cummings With Williams absent, Kerber and Pliskova put on a thrilling final in Arthur Ashe Stadium and suggested they could be the two big faces of the women's game going forward. Kerber also became the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Stan Wawrinka: How mental strength helped me win US OpenNovak (in the quarters) for the first time," Wawrinka said about the gesture du
Stan Wawrinka: How mental strength helped me win US Open
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
Novak (in the quarters) for the first time," Wawrinka said about the gesture during an interview with CNN's James Blake at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. "It just came like that. I never try to think what I am going to do. You can see after the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Stan Wawrinka: How mental strength helped me win US OpenNovak (in the quarters) for the first time," Wawrinka said about the gesture du
Stan Wawrinka: How mental strength helped me win US Open
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 days ago
Novak (in the quarters) for the first time," Wawrinka said about the gesture during an interview with CNN's James Blake at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. "It just came like that. I never try to think what I am going to do. You can see after the... Read more
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