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  1. Proof That Nobody Is Bigger in Beijing Than Stephon Marbury

    D'Arcy Maine

    Just how beloved is Stephon Marbury in China? Aside from having a statue outside of the arena where his team plays and receiving a key to Beijing, the former NBA All-Star is now set to star in a semi-autobiographical musical in Beijing called "I Am M...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  2. After Attack, Brittney Griner Tips Cap To Nike Jacket

    D'Arcy Maine

    Earlier this week, Brittney Griner was attacked by a knife-wielding man in China. While the situation was obviously terrifying, Griner thankfully did not need to go to the hospital and experienced just a minor cut on her elbow that did not require st...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  3. Why Simone Biles Is The Most Talented (And Hilarious) Gymnast In ...

    Dvora Meyers

    She's the world's greatest gymnast -- and we've got the proof. These eight videos show why last week's world champion, Simone Biles, is also as likable as she is dominant.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  4. U.S. women's national team faces two big questions in starting li...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Will Sydney Leroux continue to be the U.S. women's national team's supersub, or will Amy Rodriguez be the first off the bench? Can veteran Heather O'Reilly maintain her starting spot, or will Christen Press find her way into the starting 11?

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  5. U.S. shuts out Brazil to reach volleyball final

    The United States shut out top-ranked Brazil 3-0 and will face China in the final of the women's volleyball world championship on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2014
  6. How Stacey Allaster Plans To Make The WTA Even More Entertaining

    Michelle Smith

    Embracing the need to adapt, WTA CEO Stacey Allaster wants to bring more tennis and better player access to its fans throughout the world.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  7. How U.S. Gymnasts Wowed The World

    D'Arcy Maine

    The U.S. women's gymnastics team absolutely destroyed the competition at the world championships in Nanning, China, claiming the gold medal in the team event on Wednesday with a 6.693 margin of victory over second-place China. That is not a typo. Tha...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  8. A First-Class Start To The Week For Maria Sharapova

    Susie Arth

    Maria Sharapova is back at it. A day after beating Petra Kvitova to win the China Open and just over a week after launching laughter all over Twitter for using her powers of observation on an airplane (as well as her camera), the new No. 2 player in ...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  9. U.S. women to play December friendlies in Brazil

    ESPN.com news services

    The U.S. women's national soccer team heads to Brazil Dec. 10-21 to play friendlies in a four-team international tournament featuring host Brazil, China and Argentina.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  10. Why Puerto Rico Means The World To Rising Tennis Star Monica Puig...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Monica Puig is the WTA's highest-ranked Latin American woman, and she won a historic title earlier this season. Now she's determined to reach greater heights, for herself and for her homeland.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  11. Metta World Peace Will Wear Shoes With Fluffy Panda Bears

    D'Arcy Maine

    Metta World Peace -- also known as Ron Artest, Panda Friend or just The Gift That Keeps on Giving -- will be playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in China this season. To accompany his new Panda Friend name, World Peace/Friend has decided to fully emb...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  12. Playing All the Angles, Peng Shuai Keeps Her US Open Dream Alive

    Jane McManus

    Everything seems to be clicking at the US Open for a healthy Peng Shuai. After dismissing 17-year-old Belinda Bencic in the quarterfinals, the two-time Grand Slam doubles champion is within striking distance of her first singles title of any kind.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  13. Will Metta World Peace Take His Name Game Even Higher?

    D'Arcy Maine

    In "PLEASE LET THIS BE TRUE" news, Metta World Peace is reportedly considering changing his name again. According to China Daily, the basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest is contemplating going by, WAIT FOR IT, "Panda Friend." This is not a...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  14. Nine for IX -- Six rules for playing hoops in China

    Kate Fagan

    Brittney Griner's trip to China was, uh, interesting, to be sure. Here are a half dozen things every WNBA star playing overseas ought to know.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  15. HoopGurlz -- Hungry Natalie Chou representing Team USA at FIBA U1...

    Walter Villa

    Natalie Chou almost didn't make it through her first week as a newborn, but these days the member of Team USA's U17 squad is flourishing in every way.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  16. Kerri Walsh wins record 47th World Tour title

    Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh won her record 47th FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title Sunday, teaming with April Ross to beat Brazil's Juliana Felisberta Silva and Maria Antonelli 21-11, 21-18 in the Fuzhou Open final.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014