Search

INBOX

June 01, 2015
June 01, 2015

Table of Contents
June 1, 2015

INBOX
My Town, My Team
BASEBALL'S NEW BLOOD 2015
THE DUNK PROJECT
Departments

INBOX

FOR MAY 18, 2015

This is an article from the June 1, 2015 issue Original Layout

As the mother of a 13-year-old girl, I thought it was phenomenal to see Ronda Rousey on the cover as the world's most dominate athlete. This is a strong and much needed message to young women everywhere that their beauty comes from their strength, confidence and hard work.

Jamie Murphy, Aliso Viejo, Calif.

When I went to my mailbox and saw Rousey on the cover, I thought, Wow! What an amazing woman! She has elevated her sport, can rip your head and limbs off and still appear in the Swimsuit Issue.

Mario Valdez, Tehachapi, Calif.

I want to see Rousey vs. Floyd Mayweather in a knock-down, drag-out, tap-out match. I would love to see her take him down.

George Drennen, Morgantown, W.Va.

It should be noted that 49ers guard Alex Boone, who previously defended Jim Harbaugh before telling HBO that players thought he was clinically insane, attended Ohio State. I'm sure that explains his change of heart, because Harbaugh is now the coach at Michigan.

Bradley W. Shinn, Findlay, Ohio

POINT AFTER | PG. 68

Greg A. Bedard needs to realize that for the many NFL fans who live outside of Boston, the world does not revolve around the Patriots. Many of us believe that Bill Belichick and the Pats are the biggest cheats in the NFL. If you want to question loyalty, integrity and character regarding Deflategate, the conversation shouldn't start with Roger Goodell. It should start with the Patriots.

Jim Kenton

Trinidad, Colo.

If Robert Kraft esteems loyalty above integrity and character, why are we surprised that there's a problem in New England?

Randolph G. Bias

Austin

Tom Brady and Barry Bonds went to the same high school, Junípero Serra in San Mateo, Calif. Tarnished legacies abound!

Stephen Schlepmo

Malibu, Calif.

In almost any other circumstance, the punishment for cheaters is to erase their accomplishment. To be fair, the Pats should have been stripped of their Super Bowl title.

Jonathan Cohen

Seattle

CONTACT

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

Letters

E-mail SI at letters@SI.timeinc.com or fax SI at 212-467-2417. Letters should include the writer's full name, address and home telephone number and may be edited for clarity and space.

Customer Service and Subscriptions

For 24/7 service, go to SI.com/customerservice. Call 1-800-528-5000 or write to SI at P.O. Box 30602, Tampa, FL 33630-0602. To purchase reprints of SI covers, go to SIcovers.com.

Advertising

For ad rates, an editorial calendar or a media kit, email SI at SIpubqueries@timeinc.com.

PHOTOJEFF BOTTARI/ZUFFA LLC/GETTY IMAGES (COVER)PHOTOCHAD MATTHEW CARLSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BEDARD)PHOTOTODD ROSENBERG FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (HARBAUGH)