Archive for the ‘Venus Williams’ Category

Venus Williams Needs to Retire

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Shortly before her second-round match Wednesday, Venus Williams withdrew from the U.S. Open due to a recently-diagnosed autoimmune disease, Sjogren's Syndrome. The disease causes fatigue and joint pain, something Williams has experienced for quite some time but with no clear diagnosis. Until this week. Sjogren's Syndrome  ̶  in a explanation that ...

Tale Of The Tape: Venus vs. Serena

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Across the Atlantic Ocean Saturday, there will be a Fourth of July fireworks show perhaps better than anything we’ll see here Stateside. Americans Venus and Serena Williams will battle it out yet again for the Wimbledon championship, marking the fourth time the sisters have met in the final at the All ...

Calling Susan B. Anthony…

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

We tend to objectify women quite a bit on this here blog of ours. I know, it's chauvinistically appalling (though you don't seem to mind). Whether we're comparing women to minor league baseball prospects or splashing photos of young starlets for no reason (though none is needed), we should be ...