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  1. How A 12-Year-Old Girl Shamed A Sporting-Goods Giant

    Adena Andrews

    If the feisty spirit of 12-year-old McKenna Peterson is any indicator, the future of women's sports is in good hands. Peterson, who refers to herself as "The Fabulous Basketball Player," wrote a concerned letter to Dick's Sporting Goods when she...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  2. Any Friend of The Pandas Is a Friend of Ours

    Adena Andrews

    Metta World Peace, a.k.a The Pandas Friend, reportedly made an in-costume appearance at a Venice Beach basketball game. No official word about this yet, or about whether he had to bear down in the paint or if the team clawed its way to a win. I could...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  3. Beyoncé and basketball. Beautiful.

    Adena Andrews

    Beyonce and basketball are two of our favorite things. So when two Harlem Globetrotters got busy to Beyonce's "Flawless" we were floored. Watch Fatima "TNT" Maddox and Joyce "Sweet J" Ekworomadu put some bounce in the BeyHive with t...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  4. Film captures street ball culture in NYC

    Adena Andrews

    With 700 playgrounds, 500,000 players and 8 million stories, New York City is the perfect petri dish for street ball culture to thrive in. The sound of a basketball hitting asphalt is as common as a car horn in the Big Apple. Amid the grit of the ...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  5. espnW -- 'Doin' It in the Park' captures street ball culture

    Adena Andrews

    The documentary "Doin' It in the Park" captures the colorful characters, passion and inclusiveness of New York City's street ball culture.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 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. Adena Andrews: Attempting to put the 'real' in reality TV

    Adena Andrews

    On the heels of Antonio Cromartie putting the brakes on a reality show starring his family, espnW's Adena Andrews offers a few alternatives to popular reality shows.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  9. WNBA All-Star Chamique Holdsclaw recounts fight with depression

    Adena Andrews

    Basketball superstar Chamique Holdsclaw lays bare her battle with clinical depression and its effect on her career in her new autobiography.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  10. espnW -- From Nicki Minaj to Kevin Durant, All-Star Game brings ...

    Adena Andrews

    From Nicki Minaj to Kevin Durant, this year's All-Star Game proved yet again the NBA's edition is the best.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  11. Connecticut Huskies prove weekend warriors no match for elite wom...

    Adena Andrews

    Elite women athletes train seriously. They take their sports seriously and Adena Andrews says it's time men begin to take them and their talent seriously, too.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  12. Big Apple vs. Big Peach: Life lessons learned

    Adena Andrews

    Khadeen Carrington, a sophomore shooting guard at Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) escaped the littered streets of New York City for a bit of Southern Hospitality in Atlanta, Ga. this Thanksgiving weekend for the Big Apple vs. Big Peach Battle. The h...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  13. For sneakerheads, it's all about sole

    Adena Andrews

    For some women, sneakers are just an item in the bottom of their gym bag. But not for these WNBA stars who are collectors of high-end athletic footwear.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2011
  14. The women of Rucker Park

    Adena Andrews

    The ladies of Rucker Park are a little-known secret in the mecca of street basketball in Harlem, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  15. The Pro's Questionnaire -- The San Antonio Silver Stars' Danielle...

    Adena Andrews

    The Silver Stars forward talks about trying to get in shape, admiring her mom and copying Lisa Leslie in our Pro's Questionnaire.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  16. 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