"I would love to see more women who look like me in Sports Illustrated, a woman of color with these big hips and this not-so-flat stomach."
"In a divided nation, sports united," reads the cover of the magazine, but Curry wasn't happy.
Frank Deford, the long-time sports commentator for NPR and Sports Illustrated writer, died aged 78.
The Maryland native helped bring sports broadcasting into mainstream cultural conversation.
The former supermodel said of Ashley Graham: "Her face is beautiful. Beautiful. But I don't think it's healthy in the long run."
The 13-year-old female pitcher was given the title Monday by Sports Illustrated Kids.