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  1. Egyptian Basketball Star Dropped Everything to Change Kids' Lives...

    Alexandra Tomlinson

    Yasmin Helal gave up her professional and athletic success to help underprivileged kids in Egypt get a chance at quality education.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
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  5. Help is on the way, Pakistan

    Fatima Saleem

    My head is spinning and my I'm tearing my hair out. But I've never felt so amazing in my life. Today is my last day at ESPN as part of the Global Sports Mentoring Program, and the experience has truly been incredible. I arrived in the United States...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  6. espnW -- Global Sports Mentorship Program under way with new ment...

    Jane McManus

    The Global Sports Mentoring Program is again empowering women from around the world, as this year's mentees dive into their new partnerships.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Mentorship experience has been an eye-opener

    Aparna Popat

    Over the past month, 18 emerging leaders from throughout the world participated in the inaugural group of the U.S. Department of State/espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program. One of this year's mentees, Aparna Popat, shares her experiences from the pr...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  9. Indictment alleges former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo sought to bilk...

    Shaun Assael

    Indictments says while former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo was asking the U.S. Department of State to help him stop the illegal export of "conflict minerals" from his native Congo in late 2010, he also was trying to help someone smuggle $10 million in gold.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  10. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kicks off Women's World Cup In...

    Abigail Lorge

    Speaking from the Department of State, Secretary Hillary Clinton hopes new program will continue to empower girls and women at home and level the playing field abroad.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  11. Ripken is new U.S. ambassador of baseball overseas

    Hall of Fame newcomer Cal Ripken Jr. was chosen by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to promote baseball around the world.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2007
  12. Security still 'a work in progress'

    Greg Garber

    Officials promise there will be safe Games in Athens this summer.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2004
  13. Penn State Nittany Lions' Ireland opener threatened by volcano

    UCF's season opener in Ireland next week against Penn State may be in peril because of a possible volcanic eruption in Iceland.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  14. Colorado State fires athletic director Jack Graham

    Colorado State University President Tony Frank has fired athletic director Jack Graham, saying Friday the two had irreconcilable differences of opinion over the direction of the department.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  15. Americans' Growing Love of Limes

    The United States is amid the Great Lime Shortage of 2014. Apparently. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a carton of will set you back anywhere from a low of $20 in Boston to a high of $40 in...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  16. Florida Set to Join Trend Toward Higher Speed Limits

    The Florida Senate to give the Department of Transportation the authority to raise the speed limit from 70 mph to 75 on about 1,500 miles of road in the state. If the measure passes the House and is signed into law, Florida's maximum speed limi...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  17. Pac-12 leads leagues in QB starts

    Ted Miller

    Keeping with our theme of Pac-12 quarterbacks -- and numbers donated to the Pac-12 blog by the Arizona State sports information department -- Jeremy Hawkes and Jordan Parry compiled a list of returning starts behind center by conference. Not surprisi...

    Blog | April 23, 2014