A Unique Perspective on Sports By a Full-Grown Daddy's Girl
"Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose - it teaches you about life."
~Billie Jean King, former No. 1 women's tennis player and advocate for gender equality.
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TENNIS - WOMEN DON'T DESERVE EQUAL PAY AT GRAND SLAMS WITHOUT BEST OF 5 SET MATCHES

I have loved watching tennis all my life. But I have often wondered why women don't play best of 5 set matches at Grand Slams like the men. Why not? And, why should they get paid the same for less work? It's time for true equality.

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BELMONT STAKES 2016 - PICKS

This year's Belmont will be very exciting, despite the fact that no Triple Crown is at stake. Most of the field include late closers and very little speed, not ideal for how this racetrack is set up. Still, there are at least a few pace-setters with distance pedigree who could get the job done. So, how will this turn out?

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PGA - FORMER PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: CARY MIDDLECOFF

This is the first article in a new series where I hope to bring awareness to sports stars from yesteryear that seem to be forgotten or left in the history books. Middlecoff was a dentist who left his practice behind to play golf for a living. In the end, he garnered 40 titles, 3 majors and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1986.

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PREAKNESS STAKES 2016 - PREDICTIONS

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is the overwhelming favorite to win the second leg of the Triple Crown. But, I'm not sure he's a total lock, especially due to the weather forecast & his toughest opponent: Exaggerator. Who else did I pick for my superfecta?

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KENTUCKY DERBY 2016 - AFTER THOUGHTS

In this article, I discuss my success in picking 3 of the top 4 horses to go across the finish line, where I went wrong in handicapping the 4th choice, why I didn't put Mohaymen in my top picks & take a quick look at the early Preakness field.

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PGA - BUBBA WATSON'S EARLY RETIREMENT COULD BE BAD FOR RATINGS

After his recent victory at the Hero World Challenge, PGA Superstar Bubba Watson said : “If I ever become No. 1 in the world, ever, somehow, I’m walking away". Well, the world #4 is hovering dangerously close to his self-imposed cut line for early retirement.

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PGA – HAS RICKIE FOWLER REACHED HIS CAREER MAX POTENTIAL?

Rickie Fowler had the best year of his professional life in 2015. But even with improved performance under the tutelage of Butch Harmon, he still hasn't won a major. Will it ever happen? Or, has he reached his career max potential?

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MLB - THE DH TO THE NATIONAL LEAGUE WOULD BE A WIN-WIN

Adoption of the Designated Hitter Rule by the National League seems to be imminent. The idea has been gaining momentum over the last several years. But, I'm surprised it hasn't happened sooner. In fact, I've discovered there could be several advantages for the NL to make the change now.

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PGA – HOW TO BRING BACK THE FANS

Golf is seeing TV ratings and participation declining in America. The key to bringing back the fans, is to make watching golf more fun. I propose that we mix up the traditional way that pros play the game by adding non-customary amusing variations of the game. Take a look at my suggestions.

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MLB - WHY PETE ROSE SHOULD NEVER BE REINSTATED

The matter of what to do about Peter Edward “Pete” Rose just took a more serious turn for finality recently. New MLB Commissioner (Rob Manfred) confirmed that Rose has formally filed for reinstatement.

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MLB - WILL OWNERSHIP OF ANALYTIC DATA USED FOR INJURY PREVENTION BE AN ISSUE?

An exciting new form of physical analytics will soon be used by MLB teams to help prevent injuries. But, what if the data is used beyond injury prevention? Who owns it?

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MLB - IT’S TIME TO OFFICIALLY TEST THE AFFECTS OF PINE TAR ON A BASEBALL

Rather than making assumptions and letting fear keep all similar substances banned, let’s actually see with our own eyes if a variety of sticky stuff on a pitcher’s hands actually does cause movement of a pitch and to what degree.

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