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I take issue with your assertion that Brittney Griner's transformation of college basketball was more revolutionary than Lew Alcindor's (SCORECARD). While Griner is great, her feats pale in comparison to Alcindor's records and three championships at UCLA. A better comparison would be Wilt Chamberlain, as both he and Griner were among the tallest and most dominant players their games had ever seen.
Darwin E. Bybee, Waco, Texas
I rolled my eyes when I saw Tiger Woods on the cover of your April 8 issue. After the details of his infidelities and personal life were brought to light, I, like many other fans, swore off everything Tiger. However, your article showed me there is hope for humility and redemption with the new and improved Woods. It may be time for me to forgive his past transgressions and maybe get excited about following one of golf's greatest players again.
Tina Duncan, Discovery Bay, Calif.
It was only a matter of time before Tiger was back on top. Everyone has experienced some type of comeuppance in their lives. I commend Tiger for his dedication and hard work to return to the top of his game.
Rob Altherr, Columbus, Ohio
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Stephen Cannella hit the nail on the head with his case for Tim McCarver (SCORECARD). I learned a lot about baseball while listening to McCarver call Mets games back in the 1980s. His commentary caused me to watch baseball differently as I started picking up on the many nuances of the game that he pointed out, including why managers made certain decisions for their clubs. I'll always see him as more of a baseball purist and educator than as an entertainer.
John Whittemore, Marion, N.C.