Tagged with basketball

Pat Summitt (1952-2016)

It took something monumental to break me out of tennis mode during Wimbledon 2016. I wish it were not so. Hall of Famer Pat Summitt, one of the greatest coaches in basketball history…no, in sports history…passed away at the age of 64 from complications of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. I never met Coach Summitt. I’ve only … 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

A Day Off With Yani Tseng

In the lead up to the 2012 US Women’s Open, Kohler is taking us behind the scenes to peek into the lives of some of the LPGA’s top players. Here we see the lady who is on top of the mountain, world #1 Yani Tseng and what she likes to do away from the course…play … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic To Wed 11.10.2012 In Istanbul, Turkey (UPDATE: Engagement Called Off)

UPDATE: (8.31.2012): Masha has confirmed that she is no longer engaged to Sasha Vujacic. You can see the video here: https://bangkokbobbysports.wordpress.com/2012/09/01/laura-robson-follows-up-win-over-kim-clijsters-by-taking-out-li-na-in-third-round-of-2012-us-open-maria-sharapova-keeps-rolling/ Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic have set a November 10th, 2012 date for their wedding. The nuptials are to take place in Istanbul, Turkey. Sasha currently plays for Anadolu Efes Basketball club in Turkey. The … Continue reading

Hope Solo vs Steve Nash: EA Sports FIFA 12

A superstar in soccer took on a basketball superstar with great soccer skills in EA Sports FIFA 12. The popular EA title was released on 9.27.2011. I definitely give Steve Nash the trash-talking edge going into the match. No doubt his smack talk skills were honed on the NBA hardwood. But will it be enough … Continue reading