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  1. Hey FIBA, let Qatar women play

    Johnette Howard

    Muslim women have enough impediments to competing. FIBA needs to stop throwing an unnecessary roadblock, such as banning Muslim headscarves, in their way.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  2. How Dare Geno Auriemma Call Mo'ne Davis To Congratulate Her!

    D'Arcy Maine

    After her star turn at the Little League World Series, Mo'ne Davis received a phone call from UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma congratulating her on her success. Adorable, right? Wrong. Apparently. According to the Hartford Courant, an u...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. HoopGurlz -- Laura Stockton, daughter of NBA legend John Stockton...

    Walter Villa

    Like her NBA Hall of Fame dad, Gonzaga Prep point guard Laura Stockton has learned to take her coach's criticism, and then take over on the court.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  4. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies recruit Katie Lou Samuelson, Sta...

    Walter Villa

    Jon Samuelson has two daughters playing basketball at Stanford and another headed to UConn, and while he's helped hone their games in hidden gyms throughout Southern California, finding him at games is no easy task.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  5. 12 Perfect pairs

    espnW

    With just the semifinals standing in the way of a clash of unbeatens between UConn (38-0) and Notre Dame (36-0) in the NCAA women's basketball tournament, we look back at the 12 previous NCAA championship games between perfect teams. Auburn vs. O...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Courting Jamaica

    Connie Aitcheson

    A clinic conducted by the Williams sisters thrilled youngsters in Jamaica, where there is a push on to grow tennis in a country dominated by track and field.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2013
  8. HoopGurlz -- Aja Wilson, No. 1 prospect in espnW HoopGurlz Top 10...

    Walter Villa

    While most of the top women's basketball recruits will sign their national letters of intent this week, No. 1 prospect A'ja Wilson is still doing her research and plans to wait until after the season.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  9. HoopGurlz -- Oklahoma Sooners recruit Gabbi Ortiz overcomes death...

    Adam Minichino

    Oklahoma recruit Gabbi Ortiz lost her mom when she was 7 months old, but wherever she plays, her dad, a flight attendant, is always there for her.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  10. espnW -- Marissa Miller, who died at age of 12, remembered as ama...

    Walter Villa

    Before her death at age 12, West Virginia basketball and soccer star Marissa Miller was a role model for kids and adults with her motto "Be Kind, Work Hard, Have Fun."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  11. espnW -- Mike Krzyzewski shares tale of awkward Beyoncé encounter...

    D'Arcy Maine

    With a golf course offering a 9/11-themed discount and One Direction fans threatening a soccer player, Coach K's awkwardness around Beyonce was actually a highlight this week.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  12. HoopGurlz -- Top Wisconsin recruit Arike Ogunbowale gives up socc...

    Walter Villa

    Math wiz Arike Ogunbowale, the No. 19 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Terrific 25 for the 2015 class, always adds up to trouble for opponents, especially now that she's given up soccer to concentrate on hoops.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  13. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with sports TV consultant Neal Pilson...

    Val Ackerman

    Sports TV consultant Neal Pilson dissects the evolution of women's sports on TV, the current state of network interest, where programming is headed and more.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  14. HoopGurlz -- Jackie Kemph, the Gatorade girls' basketball player ...

    Jake Thomases

    Jackie Kemph is continuing to build her legend at Rolling Meadows High School and throughout Illinois. The undeclared junior's most recent achievement was being named the state's Gatorade Player of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  15. North Carolina in driver's seat for dynasties

    Lizzie Haldane

    Connecticut won its eighth women's NCAA basketball title on Tuesday night to tie Tennessee for the most by a school. But the two dominant women's basketball programs aren't even close to matching the dynasty in women's soccer. If you combine the trop...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  16. Diving right in on the set of 'Splash'

    Brandi Chastain

    If you ever wondered how a person goes from playground to reality show stardom (using that term loosely), it goes a little like this: I was playing basketball with a friend at about 4:30 one Monday afternoon when I got a call on my cell. "This is Joh...

    Blog | March 25, 2013