Masters win for 21 year old Jordan Speith
Being hailed as the new “Tiger Woods” this 21 year old golf prodigy recently scored 18 under par and captured his first Masters win at the Agusta Greens. Being the second youngest winner, next only to Woods, Spieth is also the one of only five men to have lead from start to finish.
The Australian Open
The first man in the Open Era to win five Australian Open titles, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic’s star rose even further. Djokovic is one title short of Australian legend Roy Emerson, the great champion of 1961, 1963-67. Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-0 for the third time in a final at Melbourne Park.
6 time Australian Open title winner and 19 time over Grand Slam winner Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final in a 63 76(5) victory.
It was a 16th straight win over Sharapova for Williams, a streak that dates back 11 years. In a quick 51 minutes – the rivalry continued.
Everyone loves a comeback story: Ten years removed from his last Super Bowl win, Tom Brady is back where he started his career — holding the Lombardi Trophy and winning Super Bowl MVP.
The underdog game was only made more entertaining when an undrafted rookie proved he belonged to preserve New England’s 28-24 Super Bowl victory over Seattle. Malcolm Butler a little-known player out of Division II West Alabama, he wasn’t even part of the team’s original championship game plan.
Lindsey Vonn – The Comeback Continues
Lindsey Vonn continued her comeback season by claiming her 18th career crystal globe in winning the downhill title. Vonn defeated Austria’s Elisabeth Goergl by skiing .24 seconds faster. Goergl was the only challenger and couldn’t top Vonn.
It was an emotional finish for Vonn, who suffered a catastrophic injury mid-season in 2013. It was her seventh World Cup downhill title and 18th crystal globe. Despite her injury in 2013, Vonn still won the downhill title that season, her sixth straight at the time.Read More