Babe Didrickson Zaharias

January 21, 2016 1

Mildred Ella Didrikson is America’s all-but-forgotten sports superstar. Born in the Gulf Coast city Port Arthur, Texas, on June 26, 1911, Mildred was the sixth…

Chris Evert

December 21, 2015 0

Happy 61st birthday to the only tennis player in history—male or female--to reach 34 career Grand Slam singles finals. Christine Marie Evert was born as…

Ivan Lendl

November 30, 2015 0

Ivan Lendl reached at least one Grand Slam singles final for 11 consecutive years, a record in men’s tennis. Born into a tennis family in…

Rory McIlroy

October 26, 2015 0

Northern Ireland is steeped in golf tradition and has produced six major champions in the past five years. Rory McIlroy is the greatest of them…

Steffi Graf

October 2, 2015 0

Stefanie Maria Graf was the World No.1 ranked tennis player for a total of 377 weeks – the longest any player, male or female, has…