Serena Williams is arguably the greatest athlete alive. In 2015, she's continued her reign of dominance, so it makes perfect sense that she was awarded Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year.
Serena continues to break barriers. She is the first woman to be awarded the title since 1983.
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Of course everyone isn't thrilled about the news. Supporters of race horse, American Pharoah, feel he has been snubbed.
Very disappointed to see Sport's Illustrated editors ignored the fans vote, and chose Serena Williams over American Pharoah - Article coming— Brian Zipse (@Zipseatthetrack) December 14, 2015
Oh, well. Stay may.
Read the entire Sports Illustrated profile here.