FOR MAY 18, 2015
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.
If Robert Kraft esteems loyalty above integrity and character, why are we surprised that there's a problem in New England?
Randolph G. Bias
Tom Brady and Barry Bonds went to the same high school, Jun‚àö‚â†pero Serra in San Mateo, Calif. Tarnished legacies abound!
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.
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