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  1. Amid Super Bowls And Rose Bowl, A Budding Basketball Star Grows

    Walter Villa

    DiJonai Carrington has a dad who starred in the NFL and a brother who plays wide receiver for Oregon, and the undeclared junior basketball prospect at Horizon Christian Academy in San Diego can hold her own against the best of them.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  2. Beth Mowins Gets Mobbed By Wildcats After Making Half-Court Shot

    D'Arcy Maine

    ESPN play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins is in Lexington to call tonight's Baylor-Kentucky game (7 on ESPN2/WatchESPN), but somehow she also found a way to show off her own on-court skills. Not content with just standing on the sidelines during mornin...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  3. The Best Of Both Worlds For This Hitter And Setter

    Emily Young

    "They do not have a setter on the court," a concerned announcer reported when I subbed into the back row because of our starting setter's bloody nose. "She is a hitter, not a setter." ... Well, actually, I'm both. When I first started playing...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  4. How One Giant Voice Is Influencing Generations Of Women

    Lynn Olszowy

    San Francisco PA announcer Renel Brooks-Moon is calling her fourth World Series, but after 15 years as the voice of the Giants, she says the most rewarding part of her job is paving the way for women -- well, that and getting her own bobblehead.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014
  5. A Tale Of Two Beaches: Pro Volleyball Leagues Have Different Appr...

    Jenni Renee Sullivan

    The Association of Volleyball Professionals and National Volleyball League, trying to grow the sport of beach volleyball in their own ways, share a weekend on the sand in Southern California.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  6. Debate over: Mickelson a winner

    Dottie Pepper

    One of the coolest things about being an announcer is postproduction (OK, cocktail-hour) conversation as various topics in and around the game are brought up and endlessly debated. When you sit with those who have won nearly 75 tour titles, won m...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  7. espnW -- John Inverdale's remarks about Marion Bartoli's looks r...

    One BBC analyst's remarks on Marion Bartoli's looks following her Wimbledon win have gotten plenty of traction, but the ensuing outcry may signal a change in perspective.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  8. espnW -- Czarniak first woman on-air host of Indianapolis 500

    Lindsay Czarniak will be the first woman on-air host of the Indianapolis 500 May 26 on ABC.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  9. espnW -- Hannah Kearney returns to championship form

    Jon Ackerman

    Hannah Kearney is focusing on adding a World Cup title to her season's haul despite missing the first two events after suffering internal injuries during a training run.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2013
  10. An Open to remember

    Adena Andrews

    As the late Los Angeles Lakers play-by-play announcer Chick Hearn once said, "This game's in the refrigerator: The door is closed, the lights are out, the eggs are cooling, the butter's getting hard and the Jell-O's jigglin'!" In other words, the ...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  11. Barring disaster, Jordyn Wieber and Gabrielle Douglas will battle...

    Amy Van Deusen

    Jordyn Wieber and Gabrielle Douglas are percentage points apart for the highest score and automatic berth on the Olympic team, which will be selected after Sunday's final competition.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  12. Kelly Clark's success funds future stars' training

    Vanessa Pierce

    Olympic and X Games star Kelly Clark is creating opportunities for kids to follow in her footsteps -- and she's loving every minute of it.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  13. On the move with Beth Mowins

    Beth Mowins

    ESPN play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins is a busy woman for the next 18 days.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  14. U.S. Open -- Lisa Raymond's victory daze

    Lisa Raymond

    Lisa Raymond, 38, became the oldest women's doubles Grand Slam champion at the U.S. Open. She tells espnW why the win was so special.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  15. Indianapolis 500 -- Simona de Silvestro goes full speed ahead

    Brant James

    On the road to Indianapolis, the 22-year-old racer must contend with a competitive field, not to mention second-degree burns sustained in a fiery crash just days ago.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  16. Renel Brooks-Moon, San Francisco Giants announcer, is a Bay Area ...

    Michelle Smith

    Renel Brooks-Moon, a familiar voice to San Francisco Giants fans, is the only female public address announcer in Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011