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  1. One Prize Left For Althea Gibson: Presidential Medal Of Freedom

    DJ Dunson

    Twelve years after Althea Gibson's death, bestowing our nation's highest civilian honor on the African-American tennis and golf legend would finally do justice to her legacy, and add just the third female sports figure to the illustrious list.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2015
  2. With 5 Words, Venus Williams Got A Seething Opponent To Back Off

    D'Arcy Maine

    The seven-time Grand Slam champion got the glaring Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova to change her tune after a hard-fought match at the Qatar Open.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  3. How Caroline Wozniacki Used Trivia Crack To Burn Rory McIlroy

    D'Arcy Maine

    Turns out the tennis star did find a bright side to her time spent with the golf star.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  4. Why Serena Williams Has No Need For An Academy Award

    D'Arcy Maine

    With 19 Grand Slam trophies already crammed into her house, would anyone even notice an Oscar?

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  5. How Australia Set Serena Williams Up For A Major Haul In 2015

    Kamakshi Tandon

    The No. 1 player in the world says she's relaxed after winning the year's first major, and a free-swinging Serena Williams is a scary prospect for any opponent, writes Kamakshi Tandon.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2015
  6. Race To The Bottom: The Status Of Women In Collegiate Coaching

    The latest report card from the University of Minnesota's Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport shows that most colleges are lagging badly when it comes to hiring women to coach women's teams.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2015
  7. Why Amelie Mauresmo Is The Least Of Andy Murray's Worries

    Melissa Isaacson

    After Andy Murray's collapse in Sunday's Australian Open final, it appears that the runner-up's two biggest problems very well may be Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray himself.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2015
  8. How Serena Williams Won The Shouting Match And More In Australia

    Jim Caple

    Things got a little tricky down the stretch for Serena Williams in the Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova. But come on, was the outcome really ever in doubt?

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2015
  9. Rewinding Serena Williams' 19 Major Championships

    Serena Williams won her 19th major title Saturday at the Australian Open to move into a tie with Helen Wills Moody in third place on the all-time list. We rewind all 19 Grand Slam titles in Williams' historic career.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | January 31, 2015
  10. Bethanie Mattek-Sands And Lucie Safarova Go From Never To Forever...

    Jim Caple

    American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic had never played doubles together before the Australian Open. Now their names will forever be linked on the trophy.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  11. Shhh! Athletes Share Slump-Busting Secrets For Maria Sharapova

    Jim Caple

    A 15-match losing streak means one thing: It's time for a change. From silencing her grunts to changing her outfit, here are a few ideas that could help Maria Sharapova beat Serena Williams in Saturday's Australian Open final.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  12. The Lopsided Numbers In The Serena Williams-Maria Sharapova Match...

    No need to call your accountant. Or to ask your neighborhood mathematician to crunch the numbers. A quick glance at these stats will tell you all you need to know about the Serena Williams-Maria Sharapova head-to-head series.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  13. Why Maria Sharapova Could End Her Epic Slump vs. Serena Williams

    Jim Caple

    Serena Williams takes a 15-match winning streak against Maria Sharapova into the Australian Open final. But this is sport. And anything can happen. Right?

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  14. Rewinding Serena Williams' 18 Major Championships

    Only Maria Sharapova stands between Serena Williams and her 19th major title. We look back at Serena's 18 Grand Slam triumphs ahead of Saturday's Australian Open final.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  15. Madison Keys Aiming For A Rare Williams-Williams Double

    Jim Caple

    After overcoming a thigh injury and rallying to beat Venus Williams in an Australian Open quarterfinal, American Madison Keys has a chance to become the eighth woman to beat both Williams sisters in a tournament, when she plays Serena in the semis.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  16. Why Serena Williams-Madison Keys Is A Good Consolation Prize

    Susie Arth

    A Serena Williams-Venus Williams semifinal at the Australian Open would have been sweet, but there's a lot to like about Serena versus Madison Keys too. Here are five things we're looking forward to.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015