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US Open Recap - Which US Players Made It Through Day 1?

New York City lived up to its saying, “the city that never sleeps,” as play for Day 1 went until early Monday morning. Around 2 am to be exact.  316 more words

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U.S. Open Features New Roof, But No Rain In Sight

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NEW YORK (AP) – Play has started at the 2016 U.S. Open under sunny skies with no rain in the forecast for days, which could delay the first official use of the new retractable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium. 112 more words

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New Retractable Roof Unveiled At Arthur Ashe Stadium

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mother Nature will no longer be a problem at the US Open.

The U.S. Tennis Association on Tuesday unveiled the new retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. 356 more words

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Rescue workers save construction worker who fell off stadium roof in Queens

FLUSHING, Queens — Firefighters and emergency medical workers rescued a construction worker who fell off the roof of a Queens tennis stadium Sunday morning.

The man was working on the… 149 more words

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What Is The Arthur Ashe Courage Award?

The Arthur Ashe Courage Award is the annual award given at ESPN’s ESPY Awards to an individual whose actions transcend sports.

The 2016 Arthur Ashe Courage award is being awarded posthumously to Zaevion Dobson, a 15-year-old Knoxville, Tennessee football player who died after diving in front of gunfire to save two girls’ lives. 307 more words

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Retractable Roof Nearly Ready At Arthur Ashe Stadium

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — When the U.S. Open begins next month, weather will become much less of an issue, especially for matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium… 171 more words

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