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  1. Season off to challenging start

    Arin Gilliland

    The start to this season has been by far one of the most challenging in my three years at the University of Kentucky. Some athletes might take that challenge as pressure, but speaking for my teammates and myself, I would say it is purely motivation. ...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  2. espnW -- Six stars to watch at this year's CrossFit Games

    Rachel Cooperman

    The CrossFit Games get underway Friday in California and we've found six fearless stars ready to tackle the unknown challenges in this up-and-coming sport.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  3. espnW -- Plenty of intrigue in NCAA women's soccer bracket

    Graham Hays

    A number of ACC teams are poised to challenge for the College Cup. But with the championship held in San Diego, No. 1 Stanford plans to keep the trophy in California.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  4. Were ready for the challenges at BC

    Ines Jaurena

    This past Sunday was a beautiful sunny day in Tallahassee, absolutely perfect for Senior Day. I am a senior, graduating this December. My parents had to make the choice of either flying in from France for Senior Day or for graduation. They opted for ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  5. Cyclist Amber Neben turns challenges into opportunities

    Cristina Goyanes

    Amber Neben is one of the top road cyclists in the world, but there's one title that has always eluded her: an Olympic gold. She's hoping to end that drought in London.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  6. Val Ackerman: Surveying a significant year for women's sports

    Val Ackerman

    In 2011, the women's sports landscape welcomed new champions and new fans. The next challenge: ensuring the financial viability of women's sports enterprises.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  7. Becky Edwards faces challenge abroad

    Val Henderson

    After winning the WPS title, Becky Edwards went straight to Sweden to try and help a pro team turn its season around.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  8. Advice from former 'Dancing With the Stars' contestants

    Whitney Holtzman

    Before Hope Solo makes her debut on "Dancing With the Stars" tonight, sports figures who have previously appeared on the show have some advice.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  9. Abby Wambach to coach magicJack

    Beau Dure

    After the Women's Professional Soccer league banned owner and sometimes coach Dan Borislow from the sideline, he named Abby Wambach player-coach.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  10. Women's World Cup -- After World Cup, still a long way to go

    Val Ackerman

    In the wake of a thrilling showcase, former WNBA president Val Ackerman notes the many challenges women's sports continue to face.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  11. Women's World Cup -- Lauren Cheney is made to play midfield

    Jacqueline Purdy

    Unofficial team deejay is not the only role in which Lauren Cheney is excelling. The forward turned midfielder has been impressive in her first World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  12. Women's World Cup: Japan's possession game will challenge U.S.

    Michelle Smith

    Over the last three weeks, Japan has beaten opponents with its precision passing and possession game. The U.S. counters with a more physical team.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  13. Three reasons to do ... single leg arm curl

    Paige Greenfield

    We're breaking down key exercises and showing you why you should add them to your workout routine -- now. The single leg arm curl helps builds coordination and offers a new way to challenge your muscles.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  14. Women's World Cup -- Caroline Seger reunites with national team

    Caroline Seger

    It's been a long road for the Swedish star. After having surgery on her heel, she hasn't played with the national team since October, but is excited for the homestretch of World Cup preparation.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  15. Val Ackerman: Story of women and sports is complicated, but new c...

    Val Ackerman

    The relationship between women and sports appear closer than ever, but challenges still remain. Old stereotypes and barriers are mostly gone, but differences remain in the way American males and females participate in, consume and think about sports.

    Blog | Conversation | December 05, 2010