Tagged with NCAA

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

Remembering Virada Nirapathpongporn

When Virada Nirapathpongporn announced her retirement at age 28  following the 2011 Honda LPGA Thailand, into which she was offered a sponsor’s exemption but declined, it left a hole in my love of women’s golf that will be difficult for any other player to fill. I have spoken of Grace Park and Se Ri Pak … Continue reading

LPGA Could Use A Touch Of Grace

It was a moment Grace Park fans have permanently etched into their hearts; elegantly donning a red, blue and gold traditional Korean hanbok, the 2004 CJ Nine Bridges trophy balanced in her right hand and her lips pressed against the reward for her tournament record 16-under victory. After traveling the world, leaving a trail of … Continue reading