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  1. What we're talking about on Twitter

    Here's the best of @espnW and our contributors on Twitter. Make sure to follow us all for more sports news and observations!

    Blog | Conversation | February 11, 2011
  2. espnW -- Johnny Manziel breaks up the tension during a week of Ro...

    D'Arcy Maine

    In a testy week of Robert Kraft vs. Vladimir Putin, Chris Bosh vs. Heat fans and Lolo Jones vs. bobsledders, Johnny Manziel returns to The Buzz That Was to add some much-needed absurdity.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2013
  3. W roundtable: All I want for Christmas is &

    espnW

    From more competitive games in women's college basketball, to healthier players and more cooperative stars, our writers weigh in on their holiday wishes for the sports world.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  4. Enjoying life after Spalding

    Ticha Penicheiro

    For those of you who don't know, I announced my "divorce" from the game of basketball this past summer and on Sept. 22, 2012, I played my last game. Basketball was just like a marriage: love, time consuming, commitment, sacrifice, hard work, laug...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  5. 2012 Olympics -- Will U.S. women's success in London be springboa...

    Jackie MacMullan

    The London Olympics were a benchmark for women, especially U.S. women. But what does that mean beyond the Games? For two team sports, the hope and expectation is their accomplishments in London will be a springboard to something more.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  6. 2012 NBA Finals: High heels don't say basketball; they say injure...

    Adena Andrews

    Rhinestones and high heels say they're at the game to catch dating action, not basketball action. Maybe the NBA should keep its toes out of women's shoes.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  7. Adena Andrews: Gabrielle Union thinks, criticizes like a man

    Adena Andrews

    Dwyane Wade gave his girlfriend a demotion from her courtside seats, but why? Gabrielle Union was just challenging her boyfriend to be his best.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  8. W roundtable: Debating the appeal of all-star games

    espnW

    From the NBA's slam dunk contest to the MLB's Home Run Derby, which league puts on the best all-star showcase? Our writers weigh in with their picks in the latest W roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  9. American Natalie Nakase first female coach in men's basketball le...

    Associated Press

    Natalie Nakase knows there's more to her job than winning games. The American is the first female coach in Japan's professional men's basketball league.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  10. NBA draft -- JaJuan Johnson takes long road to draft

    Adena Andrews

    The former Purdue star fulfilled a promise to his mother and finished school before taking his degree and basketball game to the next level.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  11. Games We're Watching -- A postseason banquet

    Amanda Rykoff

    Whether it's basketball or hockey that's more to your taste, this weekend is a nonstop playoff feast, beginning with Thunder-Grizzlies Friday in Memphis. And in a women's soccer friendly, the U.S. hosts Japan on Saturday in the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  12. Games We're Watching: Women's Elite Eight, NIT semifinals in focu...

    Amanda Rykoff

    The final two spots in the women's Final Four are on the line tonight in the Elite Eight, with UConn, Duke, Baylor and Texas A&M seeking to advance to Indianapolis. And there's another men's final four ... in the NIT semifinals at MSG.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  13. About Last Night: Tennessee Lady Vols fail to reach Summitt

    Whitney Holtzman

    Monday night was not kind to top-ranked basketball teams. In the women's Elite Eight, No. 1 seed Tennessee became the first top seed to check out of this year's tournament. In the NBA, the leaders of each conference both took a nosedive.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  14. Games We're Watching: Women's Elite Eight takes center stage

    Amanda Rykoff

    With the men's Final Four set, it's time for the women to shine. Two great Elite Eight matchups tip off in Dayton and Spokane with a trip to Indianapolis on the line. The NBA brings us a few intriguing games as well. Here's what we're watching.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  15. About Last Night: Top team tumbles

    Whitney Holtzman

    Even though it was an off night in the NCAA tournament, the basketball courts were still active with a total 12 NBA games in action Wednesday. The Nuggets upset the NBA-leading Spurs, and the Knicks continued their slide.

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  16. About Last Night: Upsets abound in second round

    Whitney Holtzman

    The majority of Tuesday's women's NCAA tournament second-round games ended in upsets, and now only 16 teams remain. Both top seeds safely advanced, but it was a freshman that helped lead seventh-seeded Louisville to an upset over second-seeded Xavier.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2011