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Friday / June 14.
  • Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen Sub for Bono With U2

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    You know you’ve done pretty well for yourselves when you land Chris Martin and Bruce Springsteen as your substitute singers.

    That’s exactly what U2 did Monday night in Times Square. With Bono recovering from his recent bike injury, U2 got Martin to sing “Beautiful Day” and “With or Without you” while wearing a black T-shirt that read, “Substitu2.”

    The Boss then did “Where The Streets Have No Name” and “Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.”

    “I wanna send this one out to Bono in Ireland,” Springsteen said before his last song. “Be well, my friend.”

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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