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  1. espnW -- Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados a hit with teammates, f...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Shannon Szabados broke American hearts in Sochi, but she's proving to be a hit with U.S. fans and teammates as the first woman in the SPHL.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  2. espnW -- Kayaking suits Kaitlyn McElroy

    Jane McManus

    When a training accident ended her career as a cross-country skier, Kaitlyn McElroy switched to kayaking and has made it all the way to the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  3. espnW and Nine for IX -- Runner's World excerpt on Zola Budd afte...

    Steve Friedman

    Runner's World excerpt: Think you know the story of Zola Budd? Even if you remember how the barefoot prodigy broke world records and was blamed for Mary Decker's Olympic nightmare, there's more to her story than the legend.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  4. 2012 Olympics -- Gabby Douglas' meteoric rise to Olympic stardom

    Jackie MacMullan

    With Gabby Douglas' all-around win Thursday, the world witnessed her meteoric rise from a young, unpredictable, unknown gymnast to a captivating world champion on the biggest stage of her sport.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  5. espnW -- Japan holds off U.S. for gold at ISF World Championship

    Graham Hays

    With the status of international softball still in limbo, Japan took down the United States 2-1 in 10 innings in a gold-medal thriller at the ISF World Championship on Sunday that broke a streak of seven consecutive titles for the Americans.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  6. espnW: Maureen Mancuso's journey as a distance running pioneer

    Doug Williams

    Maureen Wilton Mancuso broke the marathon record at age 13, but it was decades later before she got her due as a pioneer in women's distance running.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  7. World-class cyclist Willow Rockwell gives up her Olympic dream

    Rachel Sturtz

    Willow Rockwell was on the path to the Olympics. When she gave birth in December, her career was at its peak. Rockwell thought she could do it all. Until she couldn't.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  8. Skirting the issue: boxing's step backward

    Kathryn Bertine

    The cycling offseason gives Kathryn Bertine time to call out the absurdities plaguing female athletes. Here's the latest: a dress code in women's boxing.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  9. Janet Evans inspires today's swimming stars

    John Molori

    When Janet Evans set the swimming world ablaze in the late 1980s and '90s, the sport's current stars -- Katie Hoff and Kate Ziegler -- were infants.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  10. Uprising in London causes unease about Olympics

    Viv Bernstein

    Olympic officials say they will deliver a safe Games in 2012, but history has taught us to brace ourselves.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  11. Training to the max with the Navy SEALs

    Meri-Jo Borzilleri

    Athletes push past their physical and psychological boundaries during workouts with one of the U.S. military's most elite units.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  12. London Calling -- Putting the focus on clean athletes

    Kathryn Bertine

    When it comes to doping scandals and the male dominance of cycling news, Kathryn Bertine thinks there are better stories out there and better strategies to eliminate cheaters.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011