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  1. Wimbledon - Nick Kyrgios and Li Na just part of a wild and wacky ...

    ESPN.com

    From Nick Kyrgios' heroics to Serena Williams' disappointment, the first week of Wimbledon had its share of storylines.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2014
  2. espnW -- Blind pole vaulter Charlotte Brown inspires fans, coache...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Charlotte Brown left the Texas state track and field meet with a fourth-place tie in the pole vault, a standing ovation and a hand-carved walking stick from one of the many fans she inspired along the way.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  3. espnW -- After missing the gold in the two-woman bobsled, U.S. te...

    Jim Caple

    After the disappointment of missing the gold in the two-woman event, members of the U.S. women's bobsled team are turning their attentions to what lies ahead.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  4. espnW -- Competing in her fourth Olympics, USA Hockey's Julie Chu...

    Wayne Drehs

    USA Hockey's Julie Chu has had her share of Olympic disappointment, but now, in her fourth Games, she is determined to grab that elusive gold .

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  5. espnW -- Kikkan Randall's latest Olympic podium bid falls short

    Jim Caple

    It was supposed to be a day when Kikkan Randall stood on the Olympic cross-country podium and helped shine a spotlight on her sport. Instead, it was a day of near-misses and disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  6. Disappointment can be a blessing

    Chiney Ogwumike

    After our loss to Washington, Coach Tara asked us, "After making a piece of art, what does the artist leave?" As seniors, we had heard this before and responded, "Your signature." She followed by asking our team, "Would you be proud of leaving your s...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  7. espnW -- Gabrielle Ludwig, a 52-year-old transgender women's coll...

    Melissa Isaacson

    A year after making headlines, 52-year-old transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig is finding acceptance, and that has her feeling like a new person.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  8. espnW -- UCLA Bruins, Florida State Seminoles to meet for champio...

    Graham Hays

    With dramatic victories in the semifinals, and after 16 combined appearances in the College Cup, either UCLA or Florida State will finally win its first championship on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  9. Enduring through tough times

    Tina Charles

    I have always felt like it is important to take something out of every experience, good or bad. And especially in the face of disappointment, not learning from it would be the real disappointment. So in the end, what do I take out of this season ...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  10. espnw -- Inbee Park off to good, not great, start

    Mechelle Voepel

    Inbee Park began her Grand Slam quest with a torrent of birdies, then found trouble on the back nine. The result: a 3-under 69.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  11. Haley Anderson redeemed with 5K open water title

    American Haley Anderson and Olympic champion Oussama Mellouli won the 5K open water race Saturday at the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2013
  12. Be your selfie

    Tiffany Weimer

    When I first told my grandmother I would be playing for the Portland Thorns, she was pretty stoked (yeah, she used that word) that I would be living in Maine and playing professional soccer. That still kills me every time. The disappointment in her v...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  13. espnW -- Boston Marathon brings Shalane Flanagan full circle

    Bonnie D. Ford

    An emotional Shalane Flanagan will be back home and have her sister running with her in the Boston Marathon as she looks to bounce back from Olympic disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  14. I.K. Kim's disappointment becomes life lesson

    Melissa Isaacson

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- A year later, and I.K. Kim still gets the questions. More astonishing, she doesn't seem to mind. As Kim correctly points out, everyone who has ever golfed has missed the easy putt. Few, however, have done it on a bigger st...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  15. 2012 U.S. Open -- Sloane Stephens out, but not down after loss to...

    Jane McManus

    The 19-year-old is one of the most anticipated American women players in years. After her three-set loss to Ana Ivanovic, she took solace in the fact that this is far from her last U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  16. espnW -- Stinging disappointment for Diana Nyad

    Melissa Isaacson

    Unable to complete her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida, Diana Nyad said venomous jellyfish have made the dream impossible.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012