Serena Williams surprises girls with ‘Black Panther’ premiere

Tennis star Serena Williams brightened the day for a group of young girls on Thursday with a private screening of the hottest movie out right now.Williams and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, invited roughly 40 young girls who are members of Black Girls Code, a youth group based in San Francisco, to a private screening of “Black Panther.” Not only that, Williams surprised them, as they...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams' daughter Alexis is already an adorable superstar

It’s only been a few months since tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to her first child, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. The little one is already out there stealing hearts, as her Instagram account is followed by over 258,000 people.Of late, Serena Williams has been posting the cutest pics of baby Alexis, who has her momma’s signature photogenic looks and light-up-the-room smile...
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Sports & Politics Intersect: MSU, USA Gymnastics under fire as Nassar trial ends

"I only hope when you get a chance to speak, you tell us who knew what and when they knew it. If you truly want us to heal, you will do this for us." - Kaylee Lorincz, one of Larry Nassar's victimsLarry Nassar will spend the rest of his life in prison. While Nassar’s conviction was all but imminent after a lengthy sentence for child pornography crimes, the focus from the fallout...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams used baby double for daughter in Gatorade commercial

A Gatorade commercial starring Serena Williams is drawing rave reviews for the message of empowerment the tennis icon relays in the spot to her newborn daughter, Alexis Olympia, not to mention all girls, to keep playing sports.But Gatorade has now confirmed that the infant Williams is cradling in the commercial is not her two-month-old daughter. A baby double instead was used as...
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November 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Serena Williams thanks mother in emotional letter

Now that Serena Williams is a mother, she has a greater appreciation for her own mom, Oracene Price. Williams penned a letter to Price, admiring her mother for many things. One thing that Williams admired her mother for was being restrained when Williams faced rather harsh criticisms.“I’ve been called man because I appeared outwardly strong. It has been said that that I use drugs...
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September 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Serena Williams shares photo of newborn daughter Alexis Olympia

Serena Williams surfaced on social media Wednesday morning to share a photograph of newborn daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.The photo is an intimate image of the tennis icon holding the infant, who was born on Sept. 1. Williams reports that Alexis Olympia weighed in at 6 pounds, 14 ounces. “Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. You have to check out link in bio for her amazing journey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Serena Williams 'proud' of all-American US Open final

Serena Williams is on maternity leave from the WTA Tour, which has opened things up for new players to emerge in her absence. But if you think that just because she’s not around and other women are taking the spotlight that she would be jealous, you would be wrong.On Friday, Williams sent multiple tweets expressing pride and happiness over Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens — two Americans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Serena Williams reportedly gives birth to baby girl

According to reports, Serena Williams is officially a mother.The tennis star and her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, welcomed a baby girl on Friday, according to WPBF-25 news producer Chris Shepherd. CBS 12 had reported that Williams was admitted to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fl. on Thursday night, when labor was induced. A source said Williams had the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Sharapova explains genesis of rivalry with Serena Williams

Despite the fact that Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams have both been at the top of women’s tennis for over a decade, the head-to-head rivalry between the two is embarrassingly lopsided.Sharapova has beaten Williams just twice in 21 career meetings, and not since the WTA Championships in 2004. Williams has beaten Sharapova 18 consecutive times, including seven times in major tournaments...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Shoe company accused of racism against Serena Williams in lawsuit

A luxury shoe brand is being sued by a former employee who claims the way her boss spoke about Serena Williams revealed the type of racial discrimination that is commonplace for the company.In a lawsuit obtained by the New York Post, Whitney Wilburn states that she was recruited to work for luxury shoe company Gianvito Rossi in 2015. Once she was hired, Wilburn claims her boss, Grace...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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