NY Daily News Columnist Mike Lupica reflected on his relationship with the late tennis star and humanitarian Arthur Ashe with What’s The 411’s (WhatsThe411.com) Correspondent Andrew Rosario.
The conversation took place at Sports Ball 2012 held at Chelsea Piers to benefit the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health. The AAIUH provides a three year science enrichment program for college-bound high school students.
Mike Lupica remembers being at center court when Arthur Ashe won Wimbledon in 1975 and how he enjoyed their golf outings. Mike was floored by a comment Arthur Ashe made about race and the HIV/AIDS virus and he wished Arthur Ashe could have lived to see the election of President Barack Obama.