Bromley a rising croquet star

Updated: August 27, 2013, 12:22 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW

It is not one of those lesser-known sports like curling or synchronized swimming that automatically inspires a corny punch line.

"It brings a smile to everyone's face because everyone seems to have played it in their backyards," Cheryl Bromley said.

That is not to say, however, that the former college basketball and tennis player and intense competitor imagined she would one day be traveling the world toting a croquet mallet. Or at age 52, be considered the best women's ...

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