It was a mixed doubles day Wednesday with Rajeev Ram! I had a take-out lunch. We grabbed sandwiches (Italian sub for me!) and ate on our way to the tournament site. I arrived onsite early because I had a couple of commitments with Esurance and American Express.
Growing up in McKeesport, Pa., I always knew I wanted to be on television. I would come home from school and be glued to our TV, but I wasn't watching cartoons -- I was watching talk shows. I have always been fascinated by people like Oprah -- how they can command a room, ask the tough questions and really build relationships with people who they have, in reality, just met and may have only read about.
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.
Tuesday was a good day! I had a tough battle with Francesca Schiavone but I managed to get through to the second round. Yay! Must have been the pancakes and eggs from Moonstruck. Or maybe it was the prematch dinner at Les Halles.
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.
It was an interesting first day of the U.S. Open, to say the least. I had a nice practice with my South African friend Chanelle Scheepers, then had a fun autograph session at the American Express Experience.
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.
... New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made ofThere's nothin' you can't doNow you're in New YorkThese streets will make you feel brand newBig lights will inspire youLet’s hear it for New York, New York, New York(Sung in my best Alicia Keys voice)All right, everyone, the 2012 U.
Ever since my daughter Lailaa was born, she has been traveling with me everywhere I go. From Los Angeles to Russia, to Spain and London, Lailaa has become quite the world traveler. In fact, she was only 7 weeks old in her first trip with me to New York.
NEW YORK -- If there was ever a question about the difference between other majors and the U.S. Open, Arthur Ashe Kids' Day will answer it quickly. The thousands of screaming girls, thunder sticks and flash mob dancing to Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe,” let’s you know this is not your mom’s open.