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  1. Inbee Park 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, golfer Inbee Park gets the No. 1 spot.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  2. Inbee Park claims U.S. Women's Open for historic win

    Inbee Park set many golfing goals. Etching her name alongside Babe Zaharias was never one of them.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2013
  3. Erik Compton wins Babe Zaharias Courage Award

    Before he sets out to try to keep his PGA Tour card, Erik Compton received an award Wednesday that was just as meaningful.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  4. Women in Pro Sports -- Famous female firsts

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    From Manon Rheaume to Ila Borders to Katie Hnida, these women ventured into the male sports domain and to achieve a feat no woman had before.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  5. Sorenstam wins AP award for third year in a row

    Annika Sorenstam was a landslide winner as The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2005
  6. Pak makes cut with 2-over 146

    Se Ri Pak made the cut in a men's tournament after shooting a 2-over-par 74 Friday on the Korean tour.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2003
  7. USGA bids on former home of Russian Tea Room

    Darren Rovell

    The U.S. Golf Association Foundation has submitted a $16 million bid to take over the six-story Manhattan building previously occupied by the extravagant Russian Tea Room, which filed for bankruptcy and closed in late July.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2002
  8. Flashback: Babe adds to legend

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    On this day in 1954, Babe Didrikson Zaharias won the LPGA Sarasota Open for the second consecutive year. A three-time medalist in track at the 1932 Olympics and an All-American basketball player, Didrikson Zaharias didn't start playing golf until 193...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  9. espnW -- Influential women and moments in sports history

    In honor of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the most influential women and moments in sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  10. Babe's big payday

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    Babe Didrikson Zaharias turned professional in golf on this date in 1947. She did it in order to accept $300,000 for a series of golf movies. Didrikson Zaharias was an all-around athlete, playing basketball and softball and participating in track and...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  11. espnw -- With third major in a row, Inbee Park marches into histo...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Inbee Park emblazoned a spot in golf's storied history, winning three major titles in a row. Now, a Grand Slam seems possible, though no woman has ever done it.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2013
  12. Salute to Babe Didrikson Zaharias

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    As the best golfers in the world squeeze in their final practice rounds today for the 2013 U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., we salute a three-time winner of the event on her birthday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who was born...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  13. espnW -- Inbee Park could enter lofty territory

    Mechelle Voepel

    Inbee Park has the first two majors of the year tucked away; a third would put her in the esteemed company of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Mickey Wright and Pat Bradley.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  14. Tennessee's Pat Summitt presented with Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Z...

    Tennessee coach Pat Summitt is the 2011 recipient of the Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2011
  15. Women in the Pros -- Women on the PGA Tour a challenge

    Sandra Harwitt

    From Babe Didrikson Zaharias to Annika Sorenstam and Michelle Wie, women have played in men's tournaments with limited success. To put it bluntly, men have more power and that's a huge advantage.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2011
  16. Practice Observations: Regals FC Scrimmage

    The Babe is here. Who's coming in second? - Babe Didrikson Zaharias Today was, I thought, a day FCD would hold a scrimmage against Regals FC. That's sorta what happened, and it's sorta not. You see, the FCD reserves only played the first half of...

    Blog | June 17, 2010