Tagged with Hall Of Fame

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

WTA Wrap Up 7.13.2014: Simona Halep Wins BRD Bucharest Open; Andrea Petkovic Wins Gastein Ladies; Lindsay Davenport Inducted Into International Tennis Hall of Fame

Simona Halep captured her 8th WTA singles title, defeating Roberta Vinci 6-1 6-3  in the final of the inaugural BRD Bucharest Open. Playing in front of her home country fans Halep delivered a welcome ending in the Romanian capital. Her only hiccup was briefly falling behind 0-2 in the second set. Otherwise, it was a … Continue reading

LPGA Legend Kathy Whitworth On College Golf

Kathy Whitworth is a true LPGA legend. She holds the tour record with 88 wins. Whitworth also won 6 Majors. She was the first LPGA player to reach $1 million in prizemoney. Among her career achievements are 7 Player of the Year awards, 8 Money List titles and 7 Vare Trophies. The Associated Press named … Continue reading