Three Cheers For International Crown

Having had a few days to reflect, I absolutely loved International Crown despite the USA and Thailand not winning. The adage that winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing isn’t always true. If the format stays relatively consistent, and I sure hope it does, I can’t imagine not having a rooting interest. The Americans and … Continue reading

Spain Wins 2014 International Crown

They spoke confidently of their chances early in the week and they backed up the talk in emphatic fashion. Team Spain, consisting of Azahara Munoz, Beatriz Recari, Belen Mozo and Carlota Ciganda, rolled to victory on the final day of the 2014 International Crown. They came into the competition as the 5th seed. After the … Continue reading

Top Seeded Americans Eliminated On Day Three Of 2014 International Crown; Thailand, Spain, Japan, Sweden and South Korea Advance To Final Day

Team USA came into the 2014 International Crown as the top seed among the eight teams. They left with an increasingly familiar storyline of defeat in team competition. The Americans have lost the past two Solheim Cups, including last year’s lopsided 18-10 drubbing. However, that loss has been cited by players as the springboard to … Continue reading

Lydia Ko Wins 2014 Marathon Classic

Can we just hand the 2014 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year trophy to Lydia Ko now? Some people might say we could have reasonably done that on January 1st. Ok, it is true that theoretically…mathematically…somebody could still catch the Kiwi star, but after notching her 2nd win of her 2014 rookie season at … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova At 2014 ESPY Awards

Maria Sharapova had quite an eventful 2014 ESPYS. She walked away with the Best Female Tennis Player Award (more on that in a moment), but also lit up social media after her playful interaction with boxer Floyd Mayweather. Masha is 6’2″ and often wears heels with formal dresses, making her anywhere from 6’5″ to 6’7″ … Continue reading