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On the Serena-vs.-American Pharoah controversy

On the Serena-vs.-American Pharoah controversy

People on social media always need something to argue about, and yesterday a line was drawn in the sand over Sports Illustrated's release of its Sportsperson of the Year award. This year's honor went to tennis great Serena Williams, the first individual woman to win since track star Mary Decker in 1983. On its face, Williams' win seems pretty non-controversial: She won three of the four tennis Grand Slams and carried an utterly dominant record of 53-3 in 2015.

In her

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