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  1. LeBron took honor that belonged to Rafa

    Peter Bodo

    The honors continued to roll in for Serena Williams last week, the latest one bestowed upon her by the Associated Press news service. The AP named Williams its Female Athlete of the Year for 2013. Her male counterpart was LeBron James of the NBA's Mi...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  2. Serena Williams wins third AP Athlete of Year award

    Serena Williams is The Associated Press' 2013 Female Athlete of the Year, easily winning a vote by news organizations.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2013
  3. Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay Packers is AP's top male athlete of 20...

    Aaron Rodgers is the 2011 Male Athlete of the Year chosen by members of The Associated Press after his MVP performance in the Green Bay Packers' Super Bowl victory in February and his stellar play during the team's long unbeaten run this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  4. Serena Williams voted AP Female Athlete of the Year in landslide

    Serena Williams is a landslide choice for Female Athlete of the Year by members of The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2009
  5. Chargers RB wins male athlete of year

    LaDainian Tomlinson won four trophies at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2007
  6. Williams lost just five matches in 2002

    Serena Williams was honored as The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2002
  7. How tennis star Venus Williams got her body back in the game - ES...

    Morty Ain

    Venus Williams talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue, and what it's taken to get her body back in the game.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  8. Tennis - Another rocky match for Roger Federer

    Sandra Harwitt

    You know Roger Federer. Always trying to put a positive spin on a bad moment. He was at it again after losing in Shanghai.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  9. US Open - Only about here and now for Roger Federer

    Matt Wilansky

    It hasn't been a summer of cartwheels for Roger Federer, but after one match at the US Open, life isn't too shabby.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  10. espnW -- Remebering Arthur Ashe, a great athlete and a great man

    Melissa Isaacson

    It's been 20 years since the great Arthur Ashe passed away, but time cannot dull memories of a great athlete and, more importantly, a great man.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  11. Who will be top athlete or sports persona in 2013?

    Scoop Jackson

    In January 2012, nobody had Gabby Douglas on a list of athletes who would dominate the headlines. Who will be the top performer in sports this year?

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  12. Tennis - Time to push the panic button on Rafael Nadal

    Greg Garber

    It's tough to say for sure, but is this the sad beginning to a career on the decline for Rafael Nadal?

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  13. To compete internationally, U.S. needs to broaden appeal of tenni...

    LZ Granderson

    The U.S. doesn't have much hope of an Australian Open singles champion this year. That will be true for years to come unless more athletes are lured to the sport.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  14. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic seem to have each ...

    Johnette Howard

    Rafa beats Roger. Roger beats Novak (well, every now and then). Novak beats Rafa. That's the way they've played lately. Something's gotta give at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  15. Justine Henin can't stay away from the competition

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Months after absolutely, positively closing the door on her career, Justine Henin is back. Now, can we please stop using the "R" word?

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2009
  16. Joel Drucker: The education of Justin Gimelstob

    Joel Drucker

    Life after the racket hasn't come easy for Justin Gimelstob. An ascending television star, the former American journeyman pledges reform and a fresh start will free him from the reckless path he was heading down.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2008