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  1. Speaking the language of hoops

    Ruth Riley

    Atlanta Dream center Ruth Riley recently spent nine days on a trip to Morocco and Spain as part of a program sponsored by NBA/WNBA Cares and conducted by SportsUnited, an international exchange program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educ...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  2. espnW -- Global Sports Mentorship Program wraps up with luncheon,...

    Jane McManus

    With plans for change in place, Global Sports Mentoring Program participants, mentors and women gathered at a final luncheon to share stories, laugh and reflect on their three-week whirlwind.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  3. espnW -- U.S. Department of State, espnW announce second year of ...

    The U.S. Department of State and espnW have again joined forces for their Global Sports Mentoring Program, which aims to advance the rights and participation of women and girls around the world with sports as the vehicle creating greater opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  4. Catchings, Hoffman report from Thailand

    espnW staff

    While the women's NCAA tournament was in full swing this past week, WNBA stars Tamika Catchings and Ebony Hoffman were bringing the game of basketball to more than 100 female athletes in Thailand. As part of the State Department's Empowering Women...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  5. Ex-Olympian Marion Jones representing U.S. on diplomatic visits

    Former track star Marion Jones is making a series of diplomatic visits to Serbia and Croatia this week on behalf of the U.S. State Department, an international opportunity for her to continue rehabilitating her tarnished image.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  6. NCAA hands Boise State Broncos three years' probation, scholarshi...

    Andrea Adelson

    The Boise State football program will be docked nine scholarships over a three-year period, and the athletic department must serve three years' probation as a result of widespread rules violations, the NCAA announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  7. Gene Bleymaier, Boise State athletic director, fired after NCAA i...

    Boise State athletic director Gene Bleymaier is out after more than 30 years at the university as a result of an NCAA investigation into the athletic department.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  8. Memphis Grizzlies' Greivis Vasquez teaches Venezuelan kids as par...

    Grizzlies guard Greivis Vasquez has taken to the court to give pointers to Venezuelan children as part of a U.S. State Department program aimed at building ties through sports.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  9. NBA and State Dept. team up on trip to Venezuela

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Greivis Vasquez is in Venezuela this week as part of a State Department "sports diplomacy" effort at a time of icy relations between the two countries.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2011
  10. Former Kansas AD Lew Perkins faces ethics complaint

    Former Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins faces a state ethics complaint. He is accused of accepting exercise equipment from a now-defunct company and receiving physical therapy from the university's sports medicine department in 2005.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  11. Montana State's program gets $170K estate gift

    Montana State University's women's basketball program and the Bobcat Club are the beneficiaries of a $200,000 estate gift.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  12. Portland's condition not disclosed

    Rene Portland is taking a leave of absence for medical reasons during her 25th year as Penn State's women's basketball coach.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2004