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  1. Amy Rodriguez Delivers NWSL Championship To FC Kansas City

    Graham Hays

    Amy Rodriguez said she knew people had low expectations for her coming back from the pregnancy. But FC Kansas City traded for her in the offseason and was rewarded with two goals in the NWSL title game.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  2. 5 Burning Questions For The National Women's Soccer League Final

    Graham Hays

    Star-studded lineups and a not-quite-home-field advantage promise to make for a fascinating NWSL championship game Sunday between Seattle Reign FC and FC Kansas City. Graham Hays looks ahead with five questions.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  3. 5 Burning Questions For The NCAA Women's Volleyball Season

    Mechelle Voepel

    Familiar names like Penn State, Texas and Stanford are at the top of the rankings again, but Mechelle Voepel still has plenty of questions as the new volleyball season begins this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  4. Team USA Has So Many Terrific Players, Not Enough Spots

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women's basketball team will be favored in the world championship no matter whom it selects, but deciding which superb players to leave off the squad will be brutally difficult, writes Mechelle Voepel.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  5. 4 Things You Might Have Missed This Weekend From The World Of Sof...

    Graham Hays

    From Cat Osterman's continued winning ways to Japan's defeat of the U.S. in international play, the softball world was in full swing.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  6. Katie Ledecky wins two golds to open Pan Pacifics

    Katie Ledecky started her opening night program with a gold medal in the 200-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships and finished it off by narrowly missing her own world record in the 800.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  7. 5 Reasons You Shouldn't Miss This U.S. Gymnastics Nationals

    Amy Van Deusen

    Don't wait for the next Olympics. Starting with the sensational Simone Biles, we have five reasons to check out this week's U.S. gymnastics nationals.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  8. Japanese Pitcher Yukiko Ueno Perfect Storm Of Power And Precision...

    Graham Hays

    To recapture the ISF World Championship this weekend, the United States faces what has become an epic challenge: figure out a way to defeat Japanese ace Yukiko Ueno.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  9. Yes, There Is A Sneaker World Championship Now -- And It's Very C...

    Jeffrey Martin

    Some of the brightest minds in shoe design have flocked to Washington to compete in the first Sneaker World Championship. The goal? Find the next big thing in sneaker design, add diversity to the shoe industry and, oh yeah, hand out a world title belt.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  10. Team USA The Center Of Attention At Softball World Championships

    Graham Hays

    The United States' legacy of softball supremacy is on the line at the ISF World Championship. Once again, the key to success lies in center field, with Haylie McCleney following in the footsteps of previous American stars Laura Berg and Caitlin Lowe.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  11. espnw -- Lexi Thompson is primed for majors

    Mechelle Voepel

    A major championship brings added pressure and larger crowds - an atmosphere Lexi Thompson thrives in. With one major under her belt, her confidence is high for this week's LPGA Championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  12. LPGA Championship -- Lexi Thompson's crushing drive

    Lexi Thompson bombs her drives and plays aggressively, a formula she cashed in on at the Kraft Nabisco, the year's first major. She'll let it rip again this week in another major at the LPGA Championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  13. Rory McIlroy puts a lid on it

    espnW

    Rory McIlroy saved par on the 72nd hole to win his fourth major Sunday at the PGA Championship by one stroke over Phil Mickelson, but his best save may have come even after that. McIlroy, who won his fourth major, was so much in the Sunday spotlig...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  14. espnW -- Michelle Wie injury is unfortunate timing for LPGA

    Mechelle Voepel

    While it means there's not much more opportunity for American crowds to see Michelle Wie in 2014, she decided not to push it and announced she'll miss the next three to five weeks -- and one or both remaining majors -- with a hand injury.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  15. U.S. women set dates for hoops exhibitions

    The U.S. women's national basketball team will play an exhibition showcase in Delaware on Sept. 11 as part of its training for the upcoming world championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  16. What the kale, Jason Dufner?

    D'Arcy Maine

    Reigning PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner was tasked with selecting the menu for Tuesday's champions dinner at the year's final major. In the most unsurprising news since the latest Beyonce and Jay-Z rumor, Dufner picked Southern-inspired cuisine...

    Blog | August 06, 2014