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Black History Month – Female Athletes Who Changed the World

Can you imagine a sports world without the Williams sisters, Jackie Joyner Kersee or Gabby Douglas? It’s pretty difficult to picture, but there once was a time when women weren’t allowed to compete.  And there was also a time when black athletes weren’t allowed to be on the same playing field as white people. Fortunately, …

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Michelle Wie Wins First Major

U S Open Champ Michelle Wie on First Major Win

While most of America was nervously sweating out the USA v. Portugal soccer match Sunday night, 24-year-old Michelle Wie was enjoying her first major golf championship (and helping the event  enjoy record viewership). The newly crowned U.S. Women’s Open champion told media she is on cloud nine after earning a one-stroke victory at Pinehurst by shooting …

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Get in the swing: June is Women’s Golf Month

Throughout the month of June, women call the shots on the links. Women’s Golf Month celebrates its ninth anniversary with a nationwide initiative that provides women the opportunity to learn or re-learn the game of golf in a fun and friendly environment. During June, participating facilities offer complimentary golf instruction to people 14 years of …

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It’s True: Ski Racer Lindsey Vonn and Golfer Tiger Woods Are Dating

With announcements to a combined Facebook and Twitter audience of nearly 6.5 million, golfer Tiger Woods and skier Lindsey Vonn confirmed Monday that they are dating, then asked for privacy because they want to live “as an ordinary couple.” Image: © Tiger Woods/Lindsey Vonn I guess it wasn’t a well-kept secret but yes, I am …

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[Video] Behind the Body Paint with Alex Morgan, Natalie Coughlin and Natalie Gulbis

Soccer super stud Alex Morgan had to look twice in the mirror to make sure she wasn’t completely exposed. Despite feeling slightly uncomfortable, Morgan was thrilled with the end result. Olympic gold medal swimmer Natalie Coughlin loved modeling for the SI Swimsuit issue, despite the 12 hours it took to paint a swimsuit on her. …

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Natalie Coughlin and Natalie Gulbis join Alex Morgan in Body Paint

@AlexMorgan13, @NatalieCoughlin, & @Natalie_Gulbis are featured in the @SI_Swimsuit issue repping #USWNT @LPGA @USA_swimming When it was announced earlier this week that soccer star Alex Morgan would appear in the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, we wrote: The SI swimsuit issue story doesn’t generally have anything to do with sports or sports journalism so it’s …

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Sixteen-year-old Lexi Thompson, youngest to win on Ladies European Tour

American Lexi Thompson has made history as the youngest winner on both the LPGA and Ladies European Tours. The teen phenom was sensational on the back nine of Saturday’s final round as she won the Dubai Ladies Masters by four shots to become the youngest professional winner on that side of the Atlantic. Thompson pulled …

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UCLA golfer wins LPGA card only to lose college eligibility

UCLA senior Stephanie Kono didn’t plan to earn her LPGA Tour playing privileges this year. But in a bittersweet turn, it  happened anyway. The LA Times reports that Kono traveled to Florida last week just hoping to earn a spot on the Futures Tour so she could play professionally after finishing college this spring. Her …

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