TV sports reporter Susannah Collins was fired because of the same videos that had gotten her noticed, highlighting the bind women face in an industry based on looks.
In Azerbaijan, Peace Corps volunteers and former athletes Todd and Sarah France left a legacy of working to widen athletic, cultural and educational opportunities for girls.
There was something about Mary that accomplished marathon runner and now coach Alberto Salazar saw in Mary Cain. Under his tutelage, she's chasing wins in national competitions.
A year ago, Cordarrelle Patterson was transitioning from junior college to the University of Tennessee. Thursday, the wide receiver was selected in the first round in the NFL draft by the Vikings.
Marquise Goodwin's success in the long jump landed him in the Olympic Games last summer, but he's hoping the next uniform he dons is that of an NFL franchise.
In Georgia and Azerbaijan, Jane McManus talked with women and girls who are just beginning to dream of getting the chance to participate in or cover sports.
espnW contributor Jane McManus is on a trip with State Department exchange trip to Azerbaijan and Georgia to empower young women through sports.
With area residents, including girls, heaping scorn on the victim following the convictions of two football players, justice is far from done in the Steubenville rape case.
Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka, the top two women in the game, are fierce foes on the tennis court. But off the court, they're completely at ease with one another.
Lauren Silberman aggravated a right quadriceps injury and her NFL tryout was over after just her second kickoff attempt. Neither kick traveled 20 yards.
College quarterbacks like Michigan's Denard Robinson often face a tough choice: switch to a new spot such as wide receiver or defensive back, or forget about the NFL.
To tweet or not to tweet? After the Manti Te'o drama, NFL teams have been keeping a watchful eye on the social media habits of their prospects.
The Colonials, a 12-and-under girls hockey team in New Jersey, has been taking on the boys this season -- and dominating.
Wheelchair tennis was little known when Esther Vergeer took up the sport, but a 470-match winning streak later, she is a legend in a sport that's now played at all four Grand Slams.