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  1. Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Is...

    Joey Chestnut scarfed down 61 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win his eighth consecutive championship, barely beating Matt Stonie at the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  2. espnW -- Sloane Stephens continues to bring it in Grand Slams as ...

    Jim Caple

    Sloane Stephens doesn't know why she routinely goes further in Grand Slams than in lesser tournaments. But reaching the fourth round in the past six majors means the media won't stop pestering her about it.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  3. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- North Carolina State Wolfpack no...

    Graham Hays

    NC State pitcher Emily Weiman was decidedly imperfect, walking an NCAA tournament record 11 batters, but the Wolfpack have a perfect record after beating No. 4 seed Georgia to advance to Sunday's regional final.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  4. espnW -- NCAA softball teams at mercy of RPI

    Graham Hays

    With the ever-important RPI in mind, here are our predictions for what Sunday's unveiling of the NCAA softball tournament field and national seeds might bring.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  5. HoopGurlz -- Faith Suggs, elite women's basketball recruit in 201...

    Walter Villa

    Faith Suggs, armed with lessons of courage, confidence and grace from her late mom, has become one of the top basketball prospects in the nation. The junior is hoping to lead Homewood-Flossmoor to an Illinois state title.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  6. espnW -- Loss snaps Baylor's 44-game Big 12 streak

    Mechelle Voepel

    Despite beating Kansas soundly two weeks ago and playing competitively against UConn on Monday, No. 7 Baylor falls to KU 76-60.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  7. Longhorn's Salima Rockwell Total Access -espnW

    Graham Hays

    From recruiting coordinator to mother figure, Texas associate head coach Salima Rockwell plays every role as an indispensable member of the Longhorns.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  8. Flashback: Mercury crowned

    espnW

    On this day in 2009, the Phoenix Mercury won their second WNBA title by beating the Indiana Fever 94-86 in Game 5 of one of the best series in league history. The Mercury were led by their Big Three of Diana Taurasi, Cappie Pondexter and Penny Taylor...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  9. espnW -- Arantxa Sánchez Vicario honored to be named eighth-most ...

    Gonzalo Aguirregomezcorta

    Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, voted the eighth-most influential Hispanic female athlete of all time, showed she'd be a force in tennis by beating Steffi Graf to win the French Open at 17.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  10. Jen Kessy, April Ross win Do AC Pro Beach Volleyball Invitational...

    Jen Kessy and April Ross won the Do AC Pro Beach Volleyball Invitational on Sunday, beating Emily Day and Summer Ross 23-25, 21-16, 15-13.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  11. espnW -- Sarah Spain's guide to beating the NFL bag ban

    Sarah Spain

    Don't let the NFL's annoying new bag ban ruin your game day. Sarah Spain has 10 very creative ways to, um, get your favorite items past security.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  12. Last hurrah for Chris Evert

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    On this day in 1989, Chris Evert won her 101st and final singles match at the US Open, beating Monica Seles 6-0, 6-2 in the fourth round. Evert would fall to Zina Garrison, 7-6 (1), 6-2, in the quarterfinal, ending one of the best US Open careers in ...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  13. Emma Talley beats Yueer Cindy Feng in U.S. Women's Amateur final

    Emma Talley won the U.S. Women's Amateur on Sunday, beating Yueer Cindy Feng 2 and 1 at the Country Club of Charleston.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2013
  14. Triple trophies at Wimbledon

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    On this day in 1920, French tennis star Suzanne Lenglen became the first player to win three titles at Wimbledon in one year. She won the women's singles title by beating Dorothea Lambert-Chambers (a seven-time champion at Wimbledon) 6-3, 6-0 in the ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  15. espnW -- Courtney Force wanted to give dad, John, Father's Day of...

    Heather Burns

    Did NHRA Funny Car driver Courtney Force give dad, John, a victory on Sunday as Father's Day gift?

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  16. 2013 French Open -- Title within Serena Williams' reach

    Jim Caple

    Serena Williams is on a roll heading into the French Open final. The only person in her way: defending champ Maria Sharapova.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013