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  1. Why Luge Medalist Erin Hamlin Lacks A Sense Of Security In Sochi

    D'Arcy Maine

    Those unfinished gates have a way of leaving a girl wanting more.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  2. Why Holley Mangold's Olympic Tattoo Just Might Top Them All

    D'Arcy Maine

    The U.S. weightlifter proudly displays the rings right on her head.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  3. 6 Things That Keep Kikkan Randall At The Top of American Nordic S...

    Doug Williams

    Kikkan Randall, the face of U.S. cross-country skiing for 15 years, only seems to be getting better at age 32. As she competes in her seventh world championships this week, Randall told us what keeps her going, from proper sleep to, yes, pink hair.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2015
  4. The Best Of The Buzz 2014: 5 Heartwarming Moments

    D'Arcy Maine

    Dwyane Wade, Niya Butts and Gus Kenworthy certainly made us smile, and Isaiah Austin made us cry. But nobody lifted our spirits this year quite like Devon Still and Lauren Hill.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  5. In CrossFit Or Olympic Lifting, Lauren Fisher Is A Powerful Prese...

    Lindsay Berra

    Lauren Fisher, the 20-year-old darling of CrossFit, prepares to unleash her uncanny strength at the World University Championships.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  6. How Gabby Douglas May Pull Off One Of The Most Improbable Comebac...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Olympic champion Gabby Douglas' return to gymnastics has been anything but easy up to this point. But now with a new coach and a new gym, she finally feels like she's on the right path.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  7. Meet Claressa Shields, The Toughest Teenager In The World

    Aimee Berg

    How scary is American women's boxer Claressa Shields? At world championships last weekend, she threw one right hand before an opponent's trainer threw in the towel. At age 19, she may be the most exciting women's boxing prospect ever.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2014
  8. Excerpt From 'Fully Alive' By Tim Shriver -- espnW

    In his new book, "Fully Alive," Special Olympics chairman Tim Shriver chronicles the first time he played on a Special Olympics Unified Sports team and the lessons he learned there.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  9. High-Powered Day Job Separates Annie Bersagel From The Pack

    Mackenzie Lobby Havey

    Rising marathon star Annie Bersagel has positioned herself for a shot at the 2016 Olympics, but her legal career in Oslo makes her daily regimen even more grueling than, say, your typical elite runner's.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  10. Joan Benoit Samuelson: 14 Lessons I've Learned From Running

    Alyssa Roenigk

    She's American running royalty, the first woman to ever win an Olympic marathon and the only female to have run a sub-three-hour marathon in five different decades. Over all those miles and all those years, she's learned a few things.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  11. Why Simone Biles Is The Most Talented (And Hilarious) Gymnast In ...

    Dvora Meyers

    She's the world's greatest gymnast -- and we've got the proof. These eight videos show why last week's world champion, Simone Biles, is also as likable as she is dominant.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  12. How A Former NCAA Champ Is Trying To Rescue Her Child From Africa...

    Mackenzie Lobby Havey

    For two years, Missy Rock hasn't been able to get her daughter out of an orphanage in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So the former NCAA champion is attacking the problem the best way she knows how: by running the Twin Cities Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  13. Derek Jeter And 7 Other Amazing Sports Stories -- Real Or Imagine...

    D'Arcy Maine

    What was the difference between Derek Jeter's farewell to baseball and a Hollywood movie? Not much. In fact, we're not even sure we can tell the difference.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  14. Why Canadian Women's Hockey League Nixed Plan To Add Second U.S. ...

    Pat Borzi

    With a Minnesota bid on the table, the CWHL points to uncertain finances as the reason for putting expansion on hold.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  15. Infographic -- How Danyelle Wolf Got That Body

    Pro boxer and Body Issue icon Danyelle Wolf shares her secrets of how to stay in fighting shape.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  16. Infographic -- How Aja Evans Got That Body

    From her NFL-style workouts to her training table, here's a look at how bobsledder Aja Evans sculpted her physique.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014