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Hovdey: Goodwill Generated By American Pharoah Damaged By Recent Social Media Firestorm

The uproar over Triple Crown winner American Pharoah not being named Sports Illustrated’s ‘Sportsperson of the Year’ after the colt ‘won’ the magazine’s online poll, has been the focus of social media for most of the week. The arguments over whether or not tennis champion Serena Williams deserved the title have boiled over from just sports-related […]

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UPDATED: Pharoah Wins Online Vote For ‘Sportsman Of The Year’, Magazine Awards Title To Serena Williams

The online poll for Sports Illustrated’s “Sportsman of the Year” award closed Saturday night, and Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah won the popular vote by a landslide, according to Pharoah closed with 288,824 votes for 47 percent of the total, nearly double that of the second-place finisher the Kansas City Royals. The baseball team […]

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Commentary: Should Pharoah Really Be Considered For ‘Sportsman Of The Year’?

Sports Illustrated revealed its list of contenders for the magazine’s annual ‘Sportsman of the Year’ honor on Wednesday, and racing fans were delighted to see Triple Crown winner American Pharoah among the nominees. The 3-year-old colt currently ranks second in fan voting with 31 percent; World Series champs the Kansas City Royals are currently in first […]

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Cast Your Vote: American Pharoah Among Nominees For ‘Sportsman Of The Year’

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is among the 12 contenders for Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Sportsman of the Year. The editors of SI are asking fans to vote for who they’d like to see win the honor. In addition to American Pharoah, the 2015 nominees are: Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Stephen Curry, Thomas Davis, Novak Djokovic, Carli Lloyd, Lionel Messi, Ronda […]

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