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  1. Hope Solo records 71st shutout as U.S. women edge France

    Hope Solo got her 71st career shutout, Sydney Leroux scored a first-half goal, and the United States women's team beat France 1-0 in a friendly Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2014
  2. Moving on to surf season -- eventually

    Kelly Clark

    I just got back home from France 15 minutes ago, so I'm pretty ready to crash, but I wanted to give the download from my season-ender at the X Games in Tignes. It was a tough contest, so I was psyched to walk away with the win. I was hoping to wo...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  3. Flashback to first Winter Olympics

    Lizzie Haldane

    France's Chamonix played host to the first ever Winter Olympics 89 years ago today. The United States, one of 16 nations represented, won four medals, including the first of the Games, when Charley Jewtraw won the 500-meter speedskating. Beatrix Lou...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  4. espnW -- Samantha Davies' Vendée Globe dream ends too soon

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Samantha Davies' dream of winning the solo around-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race came to a sudden end Thursday, but her family knows the skipper will "bounce back quickly."

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  5. espnW -- The Vendée Globe gets into blood of skippers

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The emotions were complex on the departure dock at the Vendee Globe. The skippers inspire confidence; their talent and resourcefulness are beyond dispute.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  6. espnW -- The Vendée Globe is Samantha Davies' solo odyssey

    Bonnie D. Ford

    New mom Samantha Davies faces three months of solitude and danger as the lone woman in the Vendee Globe, the only solo, nonstop, around-the-world sailing race.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  7. espnW -- Hope Solo's memoir leaves little room for interpretation...

    Graham Hays

    Hope Solo discloses many details of her life in her new memoir, but in her words, there is only black and white and no room for interpretation.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  8. W roundtable: Does Hope Solo deserve the criticism rained upon he...

    espnW

    If Hope Solo were a man, the reaction to her outspokenness might be different. Our writers weigh in with their thoughts from all sides of the debate.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  9. espnW -- Hope Solo's teammates supported tweets against Brandi Ch...

    A hot-button topic the first week of the Olympics was Hope Solo's reaction on social media to Brandi Chastain's analysis of the U.S. vs. Colombia game in pool play. Here is what ensued in the aftermath of Solo's tweets.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- Will U.S. women's success in London be springboa...

    Jackie MacMullan

    The London Olympics were a benchmark for women, especially U.S. women. But what does that mean beyond the Games? For two team sports, the hope and expectation is their accomplishments in London will be a springboard to something more.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women win fifth straight gold medal

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women got control early and went on to rout France 86-50 to win their fifth consecutive gold medal and 41st straight Olympic contest.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Team USA is too good to be upset

    Mechelle Voepel

    France is already assured of its first women's basketball medal. But to make any run for the gold against a more talented and experienced U.S. team, France must play the best game it ever has.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  13. espnW -- U.S.-Canada semifinal yields many questions

    espnW

    The United States' 4-3 victory over Canada was an instant classic. We asked our writers to reflect on the match and predict what might be coming in the gold-medal match against Japan on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  14. 2012 Olympics -- Julie Foudy's take on US-France Olympic opener

    Julie Foudy

    Yes, nothing seems to faze this U.S. women's soccer team, but it received an important reminder in its Olympic opener.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  15. Focus shifts to Europe, Evian Masters

    All the talk this year has been about the Asians and Americans. With the next big event in France, maybe a European can break through.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  16. Calling the Shots -- Women have made forays into men's soccer

    Meri-Jo Borzilleri

    Women have refereed in MLS and lower tiers of the men's international game, and those who have think they are better for it.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011