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  1. Candace Parker Keeps It Together In Airport Loading Zone

    D'Arcy Maine

    Does Candace Parker think she would win a dunk contest against Brittney Griner? No. No, she does not. The ever-gracious Parker was stopped by a TMZ paparazzo while leaving the airport on Tuesday morning, and not only did she put up with his annoy...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  2. Buzz That Was -- If Paulina Gretzky on Golf Digest cover bums you...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Depressed about Golf Digest putting "celebrity" Paulina Gretzky on its cover rather than, you know, an actual professional golfer? Well, let these terrific videos of the college slam dunk contest and dancing Olympians cheer you up.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  3. HoopGurlz -- A'ja Wilson off the mark at McDonald's Slam Dunk con...

    A'ja Wilson took on the boys in the McDonald's slam dunk contest, but it was Alexa Middleton who stole the show by winning the skills competition and the 3-point shootout.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  4. HoopGurlz -- A'ja Wilson set to compete in Slam Dunk Contest at M...

    Could Candace Parker be getting some company? A'ja Wilson, the undeclared No. 1 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100, looks to become the second girl to win the McDonald's slam dunk contest on Monday night when she takes on seven boys.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2014
  5. Buzz That Was -- Team Canada House stocked with beer refrigerator...

    D'Arcy Maine

    An ailing Bob Costas manages to keep things light and a BBC reporter holds it together while navigating the treacherous Olympic downhill run, but nothing rises to the cool level of the Molson beer fridge at the Team Canada House.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  6. Buzz That Was -- Portland Trail Blazers Damian Lillard books busy...

    D'Arcy Maine

    We can't wait to see Damian Lillard take on five different events on All-Star weekend. Meanwhile, in Vladimir Putin news, the Russian president sinks to new levels of cluelessness by trotting out the fake lesbians of t.A.T.u. at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  7. espnW -- Graham Hays and Kate Fagan discuss the WNBA adding a du...

    Brittney Griner would like the WNBA to add a dunk contest to All-Star weekend, but would that -- or some other skills competition - really help spice things up? Graham Hays and Kate Fagan discuss in the W Debate.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  8. Women have long history of dunking

    Lizzie Haldane

    Today's NBA Slam Dunk Contest has been hosted since 1984, coincidentally the same year Georgeann Wells became the first woman to dunk in college ball. More recently, Baylor standout Brittney Griner brought the dunk into the spotlight, extending her N...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  9. W roundtable: Debating the appeal of all-star games

    espnW

    From the NBA's slam dunk contest to the MLB's Home Run Derby, which league puts on the best all-star showcase? Our writers weigh in with their picks in the latest W roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  10. espnW -- A tour of All-Star weekend's hottest events

    Adena Andrews

    Adena Andrews' job is tough, but someone's got to do it. She toured some of the hottest All-Star gatherings and survived to tell the tale.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  11. espnW -- From highlights to lowlights, we recap All-Star Saturday...

    Adena Andrews

    From the highlights (Jeremy Evans! Chase Budinger!) to the lowlights (Flo Rida? Kevin Hart?), Adena Andrews recaps All-Star Saturday in Orlando.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  12. 2011 NBA All-Star Game: It's a family affair for Pam and JaVale M...

    Adena Andrews

    When JaVale McGee came in second in the 2011 NBA slam dunk contest he brought his all -- and his mother -- to the performance.

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  13. Scene and heard: NBA All-Star Saturday night

    Adena Andrews

    Fashion was the word of the day at Saturday's NBA All-Star festivities as espnW's Adena Andrews observed the bedazzled, the bling, and a big man purse.

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2011