Tagged with Billie Jean King

Celebrating Women Athletes: Billie Jean King, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Summer Sanders, Shawn Johnson and Cheyenne Woods Talk About Title IX

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, I am starting a “Celebrating Women Athletes” category on my blog. In this first post, Billie Jean King (tennis), Jackie Joyner-Kersee (track), Summer Sanders (swimming), Shawn Johnson (gymnastics) and Cheyenne Woods (golf) join others at a Celebration of Women in Sports gala sponsored by Coca-Cola and … Continue reading


How do you measure success? Today, Vera Zvonareva overcame a career marked by her fiery and uncontrolled emotions undermining her talent to find herself in both the Ladies Singles and Doubles Finals at arguably the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. At the end of the day, she left with no titles. In the … Continue reading