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  1. 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
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  3. Surf City Surf Dog Contest

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    Photo Gallery | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Minnesota: The Land Of 12,000 Volleyball Players (And Counting)

    Pat Borzi

    A burgeoning club scene has turned Minnesota into a vibrant proving ground for college volleyball prospects over the past decade, and the Gophers will take a bevy of homegrown stars into Saturday's match against defending national champion Penn State.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Lesley Paterson's Unique Idea For Coaching

    Heidi Volpe

    Lesley Paterson is a founding member of THE elite triathlon training team Braveheart Racing. Her approach: To join Braveheart, you must first mentor a kid from lesser means.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Meet Randa Markos, the Iraqi refugee-turned-UFC fighter

    Michael Huang

    Randa Markos fled Iraq as an child, was imprisoned in Turkey, landed in Canada and works in a pharmacy. And oh yeah, she's a UFC title contender. How the heck did that happen?

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  10. Meet The Global Sports Mentorship Program Class Of 2013

    The U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program connects females in sports from around the world to American mentors across the U.S. for a three-week mentorship experience. This is the story of the 2013 class.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  11. Meet The Global Sports Mentorship Program Class Of 2014

    Strong women. Trailblazers. World changers. See how the Global Sports Mentorship Program Class of 2014 define themselves.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  12. Meet Julie Brandt-Glass, The Usain Bolt Of Roller Derby

    Andy Frye

    The former in-line skating champion transferred her speed to quads, and "Atomatrix" has emerged as one of the world's most feared jammers.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  13. 5 Questions About The Worst Face-plant You'll Ever See

    Heidi Volpe

    The Crash -- yes, it deserves a capital "c" -- left Amanda Batty face-down in a pile of rocks, in the middle of a national bicycling race last year. The most amazing part? Batty didn't just survive; she won the race.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  14. The Style and Higher Profile of Maggie Vessey, Track Fashion Star...

    Christopher Chavez

    Maggie Vessey makes statements on the track with her speed and her style. The 800-meters specialist talks about her inspirations and aspirations.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  15. Pioneering Soccer Referee Helps Kenyan Girls Find A Way Up Throug...

    Sara Brady

    Refereeing soccer helped Maqulate Onyango transcend her poverty-stricken upbringing in Kenya, and now she's working to give other girls there the same chance.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  16. Sport Proposals

    Martina Navratilova and Julia Lemigova joined a special club this week when they became engaged at a major sporting event. See who else bravely popped the question in front of fans and teammates.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  17. Why Ex-Tennis Star Zina Garrison Is On 'The Biggest Loser'

    Blair Henley

    Now 263 pounds, former tennis star Zina Garrison, who has battled bulimia, wants to reclaim a healthy lifestyle and serve as a role model for her protege, Taylor Townsend.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014