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  1. espnW -- Serena Burla looks for strong finish at 2014 Boston Mara...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    It looked like Serena Burla would have to give up the sport that saved her life, but Monday's Boston Marathon marks the latest step in her journey of resilience.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  2. Changing us for the better

    Lacey Waldrop

    For the past two years our team has been inspired by a truly life-changing person. Taylor Foster, a 17-year-old Seminole softball fan from North Carolina, has been battling bone cancer for the past four years. Taylor -- who always had dreamed of pla...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. espnW -- Cancer survivor Gabe Grunewald set to run 3,000 meters a...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    It appeared runner Gabe Grunewald had lost her spot in the world championships after a mysterious disqualification, but as usual the cancer survivor wasn't about to back down from a fight.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  4. Nikki McCray of South Carolina Gamecocks diagnosed with breast ca...

    South Carolina assistant coach Nikki McCray will continue to coach through the season after being diagnosed with breast cancer, the school announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  5. Mammovan event a success

    Alexis DeJoria

    When I sat down with my PR team in August to plan our breast cancer awareness campaign, we all agreed on wanting to do something more than just changing the car color and wearing pink. Being a female driver and having a female crew member and many fe...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  6. espnW -- As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to close, Jane Mc...

    Jane McManus

    As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, Jane McManus has an important thought for the future -- maybe we should stop trivializing the disease with sexy slogans and place focus on where it should be: saving lives.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  7. Endurance sports - Megan Goethals' All-American journey has been ...

    Devon Heinen

    Washington's Megan Goethals has overcome an eating disorder, OCD and injury to become an All-American runner, and now she's helping her mother battle cancer, writes Devon Heinen.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  8. espnW -- Sarah Spain offers 10 costume ideas for the sports-lovin...

    Sarah Spain

    Need a Halloween costume? Think more Red Sox/homeless guy, less Miley. In this week's That's What She Said," Sarah Spain has you covered with 10 sports-centered ideas.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  9. Playing for more than her team

    Emily Young

    In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our team has been and will continue to warm up in pink jerseys throughout October. So many people have been affected or touched by cancer in one way or another. Spreading awareness and helping furth...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  10. Kick Cancer game touched us

    Arin Gilliland

    Last week was one that always sits heavy on everyone's hearts. It was the week of our annual Kick Cancer game. Everyone has been affected or touched by cancer in some way. Personally, Sunday's game was probably one of the most important to me in the...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  11. My mom won her fight

    Essence Carson

    In November 2006, my mother, Stacey Ransaw, was diagnosed with breast cancer. As a student-athlete at Rutgers University, my season was just underway when she broke the news. An unexpected twist in life's long road was thrown in the mix and threw me ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  12. Night from the heart

    Jayne Appel

    The San Antonio Silver Stars' Breast Cancer Awareness game holds a special spot in my heart. It is truly special to be a part of something that raises funds for and, more importantly, awareness of a disease that affects so many. Wearing the pink ...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  13. Cancer battle made me stronger

    Jessica Breland

    It is often said that overcoming adversity builds character. This is certainly a statement to which I can attest, as I believe it to be one of the primary reasons I have been successful in returning to the WNBA this season. Many people may not kno...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  14. espnW -- University of Illinois-Chicago Flames shortstop Natalie ...

    Andrew Linnehan

    Natalie Hernandez has been on a hot streak at the plate for the Illinois-Chicago Flames, and the inspiration for her focus comes from her mother, who is struggling in a battle against cancer.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  15. 'Don't give up ... don't ever give up'

    Lizzie Haldane

    Twenty years ago today, Jim Valvano -- affectionately known as Jimmy V -- passed away at the age of 47 after a yearlong battle with bone cancer. Eight weeks prior, the former North Carolina State basketball coach (who led his team to the 1983 nationa...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  16. Canada women's hockey to wear Livestrong jerseys

    The Canadian women's hockey team will proudly wear black and yellow Livestrong jerseys in its first game of the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013