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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Rory McIlroy puts a lid on it

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    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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. espnw -- Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber for Bank of the W...

    Melissa Isaacson

    So dramatic and scary was Serena Williams' exit from the Wimbledon doubles tournament last month that it was fair to wonder how she would respond at Stanford this week. She answered with her fourth WTA tour title of the season.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014
  13. Gordon Neale, Kristen Gillman lead Junior PGA Championship fields...

    Gordon Neale shot a 7-under 64 on Wednesday at Miramont to top the boys' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and Kristen Gillman increased her lead to three strokes in the girls' division.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  14. espnW -- Is Sarah Patterson the best coach in Alabama Crimson Tid...

    Blythe Lawrence

    Sarah Patterson took over the Crimson Tide gymnastics team 36 years ago -- and turned it into one of the most successful programs in Alabama sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014
  15. W Debate: Famous faces or unknown underdogs: Who's more fun to wa...

    Is it more fun to watch the superstars do what they do best or watch a relative unknown achieve the impossible? Melissa Isaacson and Graham Hays debate the best championship storylines....

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  16. espnW -- Five lessons from World Cup of Softball

    Graham Hays

    Team USA's unbeaten performance in the World Cup of Softball set the stage for August's ISF World Championship. With Sara Nevins on the mound and Valerie Arioto at the plate, the Americans look like the team to beat.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014