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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics - The unsettling rhetoric leading into the Wi...

    Brett Forrest

    Since it won the Olympic bid, all Russia wanted was a chance to show that it was a modern, forward-looking country. Over the next two weeks, it will have this chance.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  2. Minnesota Wild stars advise families to stay home from Sochi

    One of the charms of the Olympics is seeing and hearing the family members of the athletes cheering from the seats and waving the national flags after traveling around the world to get there.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  3. 30 for 30 and 'The Price of Gold' - Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Hard...

    Johnette Howard

    It has been 20 years since the Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding saga unfolded. Johnette Howard recalls the story from her perspective as a reporter at the time. Watch 30 for 30's "The Price of Gold" on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  4. Carey Price is Cross-Sport Power Rankings winner

    The Cross-Sport Power Rankings rate the top 10 athletes making noise around the world of sports. This week, Canada goalie Carey Price is No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  5. Tight security promised at Chicago Marathon

    Bomb sniffing dogs, surveillance cameras and undercover officers will help make Sunday's Chicago Marathon the most monitored race in the city's history.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  6. Surfing's Future -- Previewing Wave Pools

    Jake Howard

    There's no doubt there are more surfers in the world today than at any time in history, and waves are a somewhat limited resource, so are wave pools really the future?

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  7. Nelson Mandela turns 95, sports figures send best wishes

    Sports figures around the world showed their love for Nelson Mandela on Thursday, the anti-apartheid hero's 95th birthday.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  8. Softball chief plugs sport ahead of Olympic vote

    In stating his case for including softball in the 2020 Olympics, the president of the International Softball Federation says the sport would add value to the games and provide opportunities for young women around the world to pursue their athletic dreams.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013
  9. Istanbul addresses protests in bid presentation for 2020 Olympics...

    As Turkey's prime minister lashed out at protesters, leaders of Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Summer Games sought to diminish the impact of the unrest in a presentation Saturday to a key audience of Olympic officials from around the world.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2013
  10. Marathon security -- is it even possible?

    Peter Keating

    Since Sept. 11, 2001, sporting events have stepped up security. But how can you secure a major road race with crowds stretching 26.2 miles?

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  11. Oscar Pistorius murder charge story makes world media headlines

    Photographs of Oscar Pistorius, some with a gray hood covering his head and others with him running in the Olympic Stadium in London, were splashed across newspaper front pages around the world Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  12. IOC president Jacques Rogge to meet with wrestling leader

    Facing a wave of criticism from around the world, IOC President Jacques Rogge will meet with the head of wrestling's governing body to discuss ways the sport can fight to save its place in the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  13. Dominique Daniels, Sam Willoughby win number one pro titles at 20...

    Pat Nugent

    Dominique Daniels, Sam Willoughby secure number one pro titles for 2012 season

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2012
  14. espnW -- Samantha Davies' Vendée Globe dream ends too soon

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Samantha Davies' dream of winning the solo around-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race came to a sudden end Thursday, but her family knows the skipper will "bounce back quickly."

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  15. espnW -- The Vendée Globe is Samantha Davies' solo odyssey

    Bonnie D. Ford

    New mom Samantha Davies faces three months of solitude and danger as the lone woman in the Vendee Globe, the only solo, nonstop, around-the-world sailing race.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  16. One call from Howard made it clear: Lakers are Bryant's

    Ramona Shelburne

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant was halfway around the world at the Summer Olympics in London when his phone rang and it was finally time to talk. Dwight Howard was on the other line. They had spoken briefly a few months earlier under far differ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012