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  1. Games We're Watching -- Dandy Andys

    Sarah Spain

    Andy Roddick and Andy Murray are two of the top names in action today as the second round of Wimbledon continues. We'll have our TVs tuned to all the matches at the All England club. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  2. espnW Volleyball Player Of The Week: Oklahoma's Kierra Holst

    Mechelle Voepel

    In a triumphant return to her home state, Oklahoma's Kierra Holst had 16 kills to lead the Sooners to a stunning upset sweep at Texas and earned our weekly honor.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  3. espnW Volleyball Player Of The Week: Penn State's Dominique Gonza...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Dominique Gonzalez's 47 digs and flawless serve receiving in two tough road matches to start Big Ten play earned the Penn State defensive specialist our weekly honor.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  4. A Word of Advice For CiCi Bellis, From Someone Who Has Been There...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Mary Joe Fernandez, the youngest player to ever win a US Open match, says tuning out the outside world is the key to turning one big-time win into more.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  5. espnW -- Taylor Townsend falls in third round of French Open, hop...

    Jim Caple

    After her head-turning run at the French Open ended in the third round, 18-year-old American Taylor Townsend is hoping to put some of the lessons she learned into play on the grass courts at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  6. espnW -- Penn State Nittany Lions excel in every way in NCAA wome...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Facing a hostile crowd, Penn State was brilliant in a sweep of Washington to set itself up as the favorite in an all-Big Ten championship match against Wisconsin.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  7. espnW -- Versatile Penn State poised for win against Washington

    Mechelle Voepel

    Washington may have "home" court advantage with the semifinals in Seattle, but Penn State has the weapons to block them cold.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  8. Texas Longhorns earn top seed for NCAA women's volleyball tournam...

    Defending champion Texas is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA women's volleyball tournament.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2013
  9. HoopGurlz -- Stanford Cardinal recruit Kaylee Johnson, a rare Wyo...

    Walter Villa

    Wyoming isn't known for producing basketball stars, but Stanford recruit Kaylee Johnson, No. 30 in the espnW HoopGurlz rankings for the 2014 class, has big-time talent and a work ethic to match.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  10. 2013 US Open -- Fully appreciating Serena Williams

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Serena Williams has been so good for so long that it's easy to take her for granted, but that's a disservice to an all-time great who, at 31, keeps working harder and getting better.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  11. Games We're Watching -- Canada's Cup

    Sarah Spain

    Canada is the home for a big week of tennis, as the men's and women's brackets of the Rogers Cup play during the same week for the first time. Today's tennis matches plus the best of baseball, in this edition of Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  12. Women's World Cup -- Lotta Schelin leads Sweden to the semifinals...

    Jacqueline Purdy

    A young Australian team tried to keep the match within reach, but the Swedes were victorious, 3-1.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  13. Games We're Watching -- Action starts across the pond

    Sarah Spain

    The biggest names in tennis are at the All England Club for the 125th edition of Wimbledon and fans in Chicago will pack The Cell for the first game of the annual Crosstown Classic between the Cubs and White Sox. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  14. Games We're Watching: Powerhouses hold court

    Adena Andrews

    The second round of women's NCAA tournament rolls on with top seeds UConn and Baylor in action. In the NBA the Hawks have a chance to clinch an playoff spot if they defeat the Bulls in tonight's rubber match.

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2011
  15. Games We're Watching

    Sarah Spain

    The spotlight's on Texas tonight: three of the state's top college programs and both NBA teams are featuring in the lineup. And don't forget tennis' first major of the year. Here's what we're watching.

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  16. About Last Night: Gridiron grudge match a big ol' flop

    Sarah Spain

    Two much-hyped sporting events finally happened Monday night, but only one lived up to expectations.

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2010