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  1. Volleyball player Austin Roberts overcomes brain tumors, bacteria...

    Walter Villa

    Volleyball player Austin Roberts has overcome two brain tumors and two bouts with bacterial meningitis and is now hoping to earn a scholarship.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  2. Shamsid-Deen plays above his small stature

    David Auguste

    Come take another look. That's the advice Columbia (Decatur, Ga.) point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen has for anyone who doubts he possesses the physical tools to be successful at the collegiate level. Despite all he has accomplished on the court during...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  3. Volleyball titles up for grabs at Showcase


    The ESPNHS Girls Showcase at ESPN Wide World of Sports concludes Wednesday night with champions being crowned on the volleyball courts. On Tuesday, Shandong of China claimed the 18u open championship with a 2-1 win over Asics Munciana (click here ...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  4. 2012 Under Armour Elite 24 announced

    Ronnie Flores

    The seventh annual Under Armour Elite 24 will be held in Los Angeles at the Venice Beach outdoor courts Aug. 25 and will be televised live on ESPNU (7 p.m. ET). The event also will showcase a slam dunk contest on Aug. 24 (ESPNU, 7 p.m. ET). Featur...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  5. 40 greatest female athletes: Chris Evert


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Chris Evert was just 15 in 1970 when she beat the world's No. 1 player, Margaret Court, at a tiny tournament in North Carolina. A ye...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  6. Preparing mentally will put you in winning position

    Lindsey Wilson

    Former Iowa State star Lindsey Wilson says a consistent pregame mental routine will put you in a winning position on the basketball court.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  7. AAU teams hold court at Showcase

    Some of the best 9th- and 10th-grade girls' basketball teams took over the court at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Friday for the ESPNHS Girls Showcase. Click here for a photo gallery of Friday's Day 5 action. On Sunday, the semifinal...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  8. Maggie Meier overcomes meningitis, leads team to state basketball...

    Brandon Parker

    Basketball player Maggie Meier always had perfect free-throw form -- even while she was hospitalized with a life-threatening brain infection. But a meningitis-induced coma couldn't keep her off the court or away from the game she loves for long.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  9. 40 greatest female athletes: Nancy Lieberman


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. To the asphalt warriors (all men) on the pickup courts of New York City, the red-haired girl from Far Rockaway, Queens, was just another...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  10. Hoops-playing Ohio Recker quadruplets owe success to mom

    Christopher Parish

    The Recker quadruplets -- Thayne Recker and his sisters Amelia, Avilia and Anessa -- have made a big impact on the basketball court, thanks largely to their mother, Deidre, a former college hoops player.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  11. Tristan Braverman's autism doesn't stop him on the court

    Lucas O'Neill

    Tristan Braverman, a junior basketball player at Lawrence Woodmere (N.Y.) who was diagnosed with autism as a baby, has become a starter on his high school team.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  12. Seven stars at 2012 Boo Williams Nike Invitational

    Chris Hansen

    Tyshell King, Allisha Gray, Imani Wright, Jannah Tucker, Nasheema Oliver, A'ja Wilson and Asia Durr stood out among the thousands of players at the 2012 Boo Williams Nike Invitational in Hampton, Va.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  13. Spanish River: Prom takes priority

    By Walter Villa They understand if people are shocked by their decision to leave the court in the middle of a boys' volleyball match, but they expect their choice to be respected. The boys' volleyball team at Spanish River (Boca Raton, Fla....

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  14. New Zealand native Steven Adams fits right in on the court

    Mike Grimala

    New Zealand native Steven Adams is new to the States, but his game needs no adjustments

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  15. A sporty girl's guide to prom

    Jessica Mehalic

    You aren't ashamed of your war wounds when you're on the field or the court, but come prom time, it's a different story. Don't let a game-clinching bruise or floor burn make you self-conscious in a strapless. Here's how to camouflage your injuries so...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  16. Athletic roots in Racich family's backyard

    By Walter Villa It wasn't much of a net -- more suited for badminton than volleyball. The court was neither sand nor wood - more like grass and dirt. And there was only one ball, which if spiked too hard would bounce over a seven-foot fenc...

    Blog | April 09, 2012