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Victoria Azarenka, Petra Kvitova Advance In First Round Of Wimbledon 2012

For this post, I’m going to take a trip down memory lane. It will be easy, because it wasn’t that long ago. With all the pundits and prognosticators picking Maria Sharapova or Serena Williams to win Wimbledon 2012, it seems Victoria Azarenka has been lost amongst the handful of players seen capable of winning the … Continue reading

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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

Tamira Paszek Wins 2012 AEGON International (Eastbourne)

This is why it’s so difficult to predict a winner in sports. Coming into the 2012 AEGON International (Eastbourne), Austria’s Tamira Paszek only owned 2 match victories this year against 13 losses. That included 11 one and done tournaments and 2 two and done tournaments. Eastbourne is a prestigious Wimbledon lead-in tournament, this year including … Continue reading

Morgan Pressel: Fairways and Photography

In the lead up to the US Open, Kohler is letting fans see a little peek behind the scenes and learn about some of the interests of various LPGA players. In this video LPGA Major winner Morgan Pressel shares her love of photography. In addition to being a world class golf professional, Morgan’s work with … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova Talks To Evian About Wimbledon 2012

Maria Sharapova is one of the favorites going into Wimbledon 2012. The former and now once-again world #1 regained the top spot in women’s tennis following her semifinal victory at Roland Garros, en route to ultimately taking the title in Paris and completing the career Grand Slam. Masha took a few minutes to speak to … Continue reading