Monday, December 14, 2015

It's Serena Williams Over American Pharoah

for "Sportsperson" of the Year in Sports Illustrated's annual award.

I think Team AP deserved the award, but if any person was deserving of this award, it is Serena Williams. She is a superb athlete, probably the greatest female tennis player of all time, and one of the greatest athletes in any sport.

She deserved that award much more than Jackie Stewart did, I can tell you that.

I wasn't surprised because if Secretariat, the greatest racehorse who ever lived, didn't get the award, SI surely wasn't going to give it to American Pharoah.

I wonder if the magazine will have a separate "readers' choice" award for AP.

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