Quartz has posited an interesting, if incomplete, theory: money is why we pay attention to women's tennis, and why you should care about women's tennis. Actually, history is why we pay attention to women's tennis, and why you do care about women's tennis.
Earlier in the week, the United States announced its delegation to Russia for the Sochi Olympics and it was pretty obviously a giant middle finger pointed at Moscow. Two openly-gay and one soon-to-be-openly-gay delegates were named to the delegation, including tennis Hall of Famer Billie Jean King. Saturday Night Live
As usual, this one started with a tip. It came courtesy of Hal Shaw, a 79-year-old man who lived in Florida. ESPN investigative reporter Don Van Natta Jr. knew him. The two had met when Van Natta was researching his 2011 biography of Babe Didrikson Zaharia. Shaw once worked at the country club that she owned, so Van…
Margaret (Smith) Court is a former Australian tennis great turned pastor in something called the Victory Life Church. Earlier in the week she made statements with regard to homosexuality, marriage and political correctness. Some of her thoughts are listed below: