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Juneau Empire Online Sports: Record crowd likely to fill Arthur Ashe Stadium 8/24/97

... Record crowd likely to fill Arthur Ashe Stadium Officials expect more...YORK - The true inauguration of Arthur Ashe Stadium won't come when the...S. Open - the 22,547-seat Arthur Ashe Stadium, with its rim rising...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Reluctant Smith is winner of ESPY's Arthur Ashe Award 2/10/98

...February 10, 1998 Reluctant Smith is winner of ESPY's Arthur Ashe Award Last modified at 3:29 p.m. on Tuesday...ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - Dean Smith turned down the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage when the ESPY committee first told...
Today In Sports History for July 19

...heat and humidity in New York to beat the Liberty 71-55. A basketball court is placed on top of the tennis court at Arthur Ashe Stadium, home of the U.S. Open.2009 - Tom Watson squanders a chance to become golf's oldest major champion...
Today in sports history

...audience watching, this game is believed to have made the NFL a challenger to baseball as the national pastime.1968 - Arthur Ashe leads the United States to its first Davis Cup title since 1963 with a 4-1 victory over Australia.1988 - Division...
Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova in US Open

...champion, Wozniacki later complained that Sharapova was dawdling between points.Her tardiness seemed to swing the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd's support squarely in Wozniacki's favor. When the 10th-seeded Dane broke Sharapova at love to go...
Today in Sports History

...Tyson needs just 109 seconds to win the WBA heavyweight championship from Bruce Seldon in Las Vegas.1997 - In the new Arthur Ashe Stadium court, 16-year-old Martina Hingis and 17-year-old Venus Williams play the youngest Grand Slam final...
Sports Quote

...attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight."- ARTHUR ASHE (3-time grand slam tennis titles)Ashe (July 10, 1943 - Feb. 6, 1993) is the oldest of Arthur Ashe Sr. and Mattie Cunningham's two sons. He blended...
What to watch

...After all the rain in recent years, the first significant steps have been taken toward putting a retractable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The project is expected to cost more than $100 million and be ready for the 2016 U.S. Open. It got underway...
Today In Sports History

...WNBA's first outdoor game, the Indiana Fever overcome the heat and humidity in New York to beat the Liberty 71-55. Arthur Ashe Stadium, home of the U.S. Open, had a basketball court laid on top of the tennis court.2009 - Tom Watson squanders...
US Open: Nadal tops Djokovic for 13th major title

...time, when it ended with a forehand into the net by Djokovic, Nadal dropped to his back on the court, saluted by an Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd that included the Queen of Spain.Nadal was relentless from shot to shot, yes, and from point to point...


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