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  1. espnW -- Val Ackerman tries to find male perspective on women's s...

    Val Ackerman

    In her new column for espnW.com, Val Ackerman will talk with prominent male executives to get their ideas about where women's sports are headed.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  2. Another first in a great year for women

    Amanda Rykoff

    In all, 2012 has been a pretty great year for women in sports. First, we honored the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the revolutionary legislation that allowed young women to participate in sports in unprecedented numbers. Then, not coincidentally, the...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  3. Israel marks 40th anniversary of Munich massacre

    Complaining that the Olympic movement is still ignoring their pain, Israelis marked the 40th anniversary of the Munich massacre on Sunday with a modest service in the atrium of a London apartment block.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2012
  4. 2012 Olympics -- Women outnumber men on U.S. Olympic team

    During this, the summer of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, American women have reached another milestone in sports: For the first time, they outnumber men on the U.S. Olympic team.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  5. United States easily beats Canada in Title IX celebration

    Samantha Fischer homered in her first international competition with the U.S. national softball team, and the Americans rolled to a 9-1 victory over Canada on Saturday night in an exhibition game recognizing the 40th anniversary of Title IX.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  6. All sports fans should be thankful for Title IX

    Mechelle Voepel

    The commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX has at times felt like a birthday party where some show up just to point out flaws of the guest of honor. But it should remind us to appreciate athletes at every level, male and female.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  7. Edna Kiplagat wins 40th anniversary New York Mini 10K

    Reigning world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat of Kenya has won the New York Mini 10K race in Central Park.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  8. espnW -- New York Mini 10K hasn't lost a step as it celebrates 40...

    Rachel Cooperman

    Women's running pioneers Kathrine Switzer and Nina Kuscsik returned to New York on Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking women's-only 10K road race, the New York Mini.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  9. Women who test mettle vs. men

    Steve Wulf

    Hey, fellas, wanna play some ball?

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  10. 40 greatest female athletes: Katarina Witt

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Katarina Witt was only 18 when she began winning over global audiences at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo. It was there that she up...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  11. 40 greatest female athletes: Janet Evans

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    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Janet Evans was only 17 years old and about 100 pounds when she secured her legacy. The No. 15 woman in ESPN's countdown won three go...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  12. Too high a price to play

    Tom Farrey

    Too high a price to play.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  13. 40 greatest female athletes: Tracy Caulkins

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    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. When swimmer Tracy Caulkins was just 15, she won five gold medals at the 1978 world championships, helping her to become the youngest-ev...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  14. Jackie Joyner-Kersee in alien ABC show?

    Lynn Hoppes

    Track superstar Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who Sports Illustrated voted the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century, made a speech last week at ESPN's Bristol, Conn., campus to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX. So I stopped her for a few ...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  15. 40 greatest female athletes: Nancy Lieberman

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. To the asphalt warriors (all men) on the pickup courts of New York City, the red-haired girl from Far Rockaway, Queens, was just another...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  16. 40 greatest female athletes: Kristine Lilly

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    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Kristine Lillywas only a teenager when she got called up to the U.S. women's soccer team. By the time she retired when she was 39, she h...

    Blog | May 04, 2012