In the shadow of the Long Island Railroad tracks, a drop shot from the U.S. Open and steps away from the hustle and bustle of Queens Boulevard, lies an oasis in the heart of Queens.When you cross into the Forest Hills neighborhood on the other side of the boulevard, Tudor-style houses and well-manicured lawns make it feel as if you aren't in gritty Queens anymore.
Even for the most avid tennis fan, the U.S. Open can be a pretty intimidating place. With two weeks of tennis on 17 courts and access to more than 250 players, it can be hard to be in the right place at the right time.
The first Ole Miss game marked the beginning of one season and the end of another. Saturday's home opener provided one last chance to wear white before Labor Day. There were little white dresses for miles.
Access to the greatest players in tennis is one of the best qualities about the U.S. Open. By just being in the right place at the right time, you can score an autograph or photo with the biggest stars of the U.
Tickets to the U.S. Open can range from $995 to just $54. No matter how much cash you’re willing to drop, you’re guaranteed to have a unique experience.If you score just a $54 grounds pass for a day at the U.
Each year every team returns from summer break the first week of August to begin its journey to a national championship. The journey for most doesn’t start in August, but is a continuation of hard work, determination and progress put forth during the spring semester and leading up to the fall.
Overcoming adversity. When I see those two words, it is usually accompanied by an inspiring story or tale. In this case, it is used to describe a team after a weekend of games. Not only that, it is the best way to describe the focus of this week’s practice.
Think you have what it takes to hang on the court with the pros at the U.S. Open? Then test your skills at the American Express U.S. Open Fan Experience, where you can have your game critiqued by a tennis pro, play virtual tennis against the best in the game, play a match on a regulation court or just charge your phone while you watch matches on TV.
Meow, meow! For anyone who doesn’t happen to fluently speak kitten language like me, that means, “Hi! I’m so excited to be blogging and helping you learn a little more about the 2012 Portland Pilots women’s soccer team.
I grew up in Missouri, land of jeans, hoodies, Stag beer and fans who consider football a beloved sport instead of a religion. In fact, I never even went to a football game the whole time I lived in Columbia, even after I stayed in my hometown to attend the University of Missouri.
Oleta Adams once sang "You can reach me by railway. You can reach me by trailway. You can reach me on an airplane. You can reach me with your mind. You can reach me by caravan. Cross the desert like an Arab man.
It’s not just the players getting a workout during matches at the U.S. Open. Their tennis rackets take a beating.The racket is critical, and it’s the job of two dozen professional stringers from Wilson Sporting Goods working inside Arthur Ashe Stadium to ensure rackets are strung to the players’ specifications.
Adena Andrews talk to actress La La Anthony and Boardwalk Empire about her friendship with Serena Williams and actor Vincent Piazza about New York as the backdrop for the Open.
Christie Rampone knows how to handle big moments. The captain of the U.S. women’s soccer team is a three-time Olympic gold medal winner and a World Cup champion. But even the normally calm and confident Rampone had a case of the jitters on Monday night at Yankee Stadium.
NEW YORK -- Andy Murray and Alex Bogomolov Jr. were the main draw in Arthur Ashe Stadium to start the day, but Mother Nature momentarily stole the show with torrential rains. While Murray and Bogomolov Jr.