Click here to read the full article. During her nearly three-decade tennis career, Serena Williams broke barriers not only in the sport, but also in fashion and activism. Since she turned professional in 1995, Williams, along with her older sister Venus Williams, completely transformed the world of tennis, paving the way for more people of color, particularly Black people, to make a name for themselves.More from WWDKylie Jenner's Best Style Moments Over the YearsSerena Williams' Best On-Court Tennis Outfits Through the YearsOlivia Newton-John and John Travolta's Style Moments in 'Grease' Now at age 40, Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams said it plainly: It isn’t really fair. A male athlete would never have to make the same choice. But after a trailblazing career that both transformed and transcended her sport, Williams, who turns 41 next month, has told the world she’ll soon step away from tennis to focus on having a second child and making her daughter, Olympia, a big sister. Her explanation in a lengthy Vogue essay resonated with women in sports and well beyond, many of whom could relate only too well to her words, “Something’s got to give.” And to the idea that, no, you really can’t have it all — at least, not all at the same time.
Twelve days of breathless action, running around chasing incredible athletes creating enough stories for a lifetime and now suddenly the world has gone quiet. This writer reflects on what was a pretty sensational Commonwealth Games in Birmingham:. Most awe-inspiring moment. Before I get to my winner, there are two stand...
Maryland Athletics announced its 2022 Hall of Fame Class on Monday featuring some star-studded alumni. The class is headlined by football great Vernon Davis (‘07), men’s basketball star Greivis Vasquez (‘10) and women’s basketball legend Kristi Toliver (‘09). The rest of the class features Taylor...
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Syracuse running back Sean Tucker possesses electric speed and an endearing social-media presence. In two seasons with the Orange, he’s become a much loved and highly productive college football RB with multiple accolades and records to his name. Heading into his third season, can Tucker translate that into a legitimate candidacy to be one of the top RBs in the 2023 NFL Draft? As per his scouting report, I’m pleased to confirm he can.
Character actor Roger Mosley, who appeared in a slew of television shows and films in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s but was best known for his regular appearances on “Magnum, P.I.,” died Sunday at the age of 83, his daughter announced. “Roger E. Mosley, my father,...
BRENTWOOD — Recent Ravenwood High School graduate and multisport standout Kaylen Thomas was one of four young females recognized by the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Thomas, along with graduates Olivia Zorilla, Jairis Gomez and Elle Bohlman, were the four 2022 featured winners in the third annual Buccaneers Girls in Football Scholarship and received surprise boxes that included a Mike Evans signed jersey, gift cards and more. The Girls in Football Scholarship was facilitated by a $250,000 commitment from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation. It was established for graduating high school seniors participating in a form of organized football with plans to enroll full-time in an accredited four-year college or university.
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