Danielle Herrington covers Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

This image provided by Sports Illustrated shows the cover for the 2018 swimsuit edition issue of the magazine, showing Danielle Herrington. The magazine revealed its swimsuit edition cover Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Herrington is the third black woman to appear on the cover of the annual issue that launched in 1964. (Ben Watts/Sports Illustrated via AP)

LOS ANGELES — Danielle Herrington is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model for 2018.

The magazine revealed its swimsuit edition cover Tuesday. Herrington is the third black woman to appear on the cover of the annual issue that launched in 1964.

Beyonce appeared on the cover in 2007. Tyra Banks was the cover model in 1996 and 1997.

Herrington first appeared in the magazine's swimsuit issue last year.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit editor MJ Day says that even though the issue was conceived and shot before the #MeToo movement heated up last fall, it's about more than just women in swimsuits. Day says the magazine is "creating and giving platforms to these women" and presenting them as multidimensional people.

___

Online: https://www.si.com/swimsuit /

You may be interested in

Dolphins' Hard Rock Stadium deal is for nearly...

Aug 17, 2016

Three Miami Dolphins and nearly two dozen other VIPs simultaneously smashed guitars in the end zone...

Taking stock: NBC learning about changed viewer...

Aug 19, 2016

NBC says it hopes to take lessons from how some of its tech-savvy consumers are experiencing the...

Rio Olympics kept NBC on top with viewers again...

Aug 23, 2016

The Olympics in their final week were still golden for NBC

Swimmer Feigen apologizes for 'serious...

Aug 24, 2016

U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at...

Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at...

Aug 25, 2016

Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music...

About Us

The Final Scoreboard has fast, accurate live scores for you. We provide premium online content from in-depth analysis to the scores and statistics across American and European Sports.

Contact us: sales[at]thefinalscoreboard.com

Subscribe Now!