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Today in sports history for Sept. 8

...victory in the U.S. Open.1996 - Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf win singles titles at the last U.S. Open at Louis Armstrong Stadium. Sampras beats Michael Chang 6-1, 6-4, 7-6, and Graf defeats Monica Seles 7-5, 6-4.1998...
Murray's major QF streak ends with loss to Anderson

...the Czech Republic met No. 12 Richard Gasquet of France. Berdych and Gasquet were scheduled to play each other in Louis Armstrong Stadium after Murray vs. Anderson finished, so they were not able to get on court until after 9 p.m.Two women's...
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At 34, Federer wowed by his play

...return - while eliminating 15th-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.Moved from Ashe to Louis Armstrong Stadium because of two lengthy women's quarterfinals plus a 1 1/2-hour rain delay earlier, the match took 1...
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Graceman progresses to semi-finals on 'America's Got Talent'

...night, after flooring judges with her performance of Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World" in Hollywood.The...A 4-foot 4-inch, 11-year-old girl singing Louis Armstrong and singing it beautifully, that is America's Got...
Bringing history to life with a tap

...fifth-graders performing as the culmination of a six-week research project.A tap on the shoulder brings a figure to life. Louis Armstrong removes the trumpet from his (actually her) lips. Isaac Newton drops various objects. Every figure recites a speech...
Today in Sports History

...a 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-2 victory over Ai Sugiyama. The fourth-round match began on Monday, Sept. 1, in Louis Armstrong Stadium and finally concluded on Court 10 after the two players went on and off the courts seven times during four...
Today in Sports History

...the men's and women's singles titles, respectively, in the last U.S. Open championship matches played in Louis Armstrong Stadium. Sampras beats Michael Chang, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6, and Graf defeats Monica Seles, 7-5, 6-4.1998...
In the Stacks: Library's non-fiction for art lovers includes books on Louis Armstrong, Charlie Chaplin and Mark Chagall

...artists who've made names for themselves, this is a great book for collectors or Russian folk art aficionados. "Louis Armstrong, the offstage story of Satchmo," by Michael Cogswell The ever-photogenic Armstrong practically bursts out of...
Photo: Skaters in sync

Amber White, 8, skates with the Juneau Skating Club's Synchro Team during their performance Sunday at the Treadwell Arena. The program, titled "Skating Through the Holiday Blues," featured members skating to the music of Louis Armstrong, Elvis Presley and Tom Jones.
John Moore, 74, was 'best baritone' Juneau ever saw

...sing. He'd picked up the microphone, no doubt grinning a bit, and crooned that song like he was Nat King Cole or Louis Armstrong. "If they can play, you don't need to rehearse," Ellis said after Moore sang. "If they can't play, you...


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