What they said about Lindsey Vonn

Sports 02/10/19, 10:17

What the world of skiing and beyond said about Lindsey Vonn, who has retired from skiing after winning bronze in the downhill at the world championships on Sunday:___Bode Miller, retired U.S. skier"There are so many different ways to measure the best of all time and she basically checks every category, ...

Vogue editor joins push to re-name Margaret Court Arena

Sports 01/23/19, 23:31

Vogue editor Anna Wintour has added her voice to those calling for the renaming of Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open because of the tennis great's outspoken condemnation of same-sex marriage.Wintour is an avid tennis fan who has been at Melbourne Park this week and spent time in the ...

Tennis great Billie Jean King feted for 75th birthday

Tennis 11/22/18, 12:07

Billie Jean King is celebrating her 75th birthday, which lands on Thanksgiving this year.The tennis great recently hosted a birthday party at the New-York Historical Society that included New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and video tributes from former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.Kraft noted King's social justice work, ...

Hockey’s Rooney, Nordic skiing’s Masters earn WSF awards

Hockey 10/18/18, 10:44

U.S. goaltender Maddie Rooney and Paralympic Nordic skier Oksana Masters have been selected Sportswomen of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation.Rooney made the winning save in the gold-medal shootout against Canada at the Olympics in South Korea. The victory ended Canada's streak of four straight Olympic women's hockey titles.In ...

King, Abdul-Jabbar honored for tackling homophobia

Sports 10/06/18, 09:09

Billie Jean King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are being honored for lending their names to the fight against homophobia in sports.They are working with Athlete Ally, a nonprofit founded by former college wrestler Hudson Taylor.On Saturday, Athlete Ally is celebrating the 74-year-old King for her efforts to win respect and equal ...

King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake in Dodgers

Football 09/21/18, 19:44

Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group.The tennis champion first became enamored with the team when it arrived from Brooklyn in 1958. King says she and younger brother Randy Moffitt "grew up bleeding Dodger blue" in Long Beach. ...

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