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  1. Hey FIBA, let Qatar women play

    Johnette Howard

    Muslim women have enough impediments to competing. FIBA needs to stop throwing an unnecessary roadblock, such as banning Muslim headscarves, in their way.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  2. Why Royal & Ancient's Vote To Allow Women Members Is Important

    Johnette Howard

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club's vote to allow women members after 260 years is an important step, poking another hole in golf's "grass ceiling."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  3. Amelie Mauresmo-Andy Murray Partnership Still A Work In Progress

    Johnette Howard

    Don't draw any coaching conclusions from Andy Murray's quarterfinal loss to Novak Djokovic at the US Open. Amelie Mauresmo just might be the right person at the right time for the struggling Scot.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  4. Why Women Can Serve A Tennis Ball Faster Than Ever Before

    Johnette Howard

    Think it's racket technology or faster playing surfaces? The actual answer, many experts believe, comes from within the players themselves.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  5. Dominant Serena Williams Shows Taylor Townsend How It's Done

    Johnette Howard

    Taylor Townsend ran into her idol Serena Williams in the first round of the US Open, but the promising American walked off Arthur Ashe Stadium optimistic about her game.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  6. Will the real Serena Williams please stand up?

    Johnette Howard

    Surly or sweet? An intimidating world-beater or an insecure self-loather? At this point, after walking the tightrope atop the women's game for more than a decade, the only surprise is when Serena Williams doesn't surprise.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  7. espnw -- Caroline Wozniacki hardly broken up

    Johnette Howard

    Don't be surprised that Caroline Wozniacki is flourishing post-Rory McIlroy. Her smile and pleasant demeanor have always masked a fierce independent streak.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  8. espnw -- Future still bright for Eugenie Bouchard despite first-r...

    Johnette Howard

    With the power out and her game off, it was a dark night in Montreal for hometown favorite Eugenie Bouchard. But despite her 6-0, 2-6, 6-0 loss to American qualifier Shelby Rogers, great things are still in the stars.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  9. 30 for 30 and 'The Price of Gold' - Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Hard...

    Johnette Howard

    It has been 20 years since the Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding saga unfolded. Johnette Howard recalls the story from her perspective as a reporter at the time. Watch 30 for 30's "The Price of Gold" on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  10. espnW -- NBA ref Violet Palmer paved the way for other women

    Johnette Howard

    Controversy greeted Violet Palmer as one of the first female refs in the NBA. Today no one seems to care that two new women are in training. You can thank Palmer for that, Johnette Howard writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  11. espnW -- What we mere humans should take away from Diana Nyad's r...

    Johnette Howard

    What should we take away from Diana Nyad's swimming feat? We'd be smart to listen more closely to those rare extremists who insist on traveling so far out toward the limit of human possibility as the swimmer has.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  12. espnW and Nine for IX -- The Tao of Katarina Witt

    Johnette Howard

    It's a different life now for Katarina Witt since she won back-to-back Olympic gold medals in the 1980s, but her spirit and glass-half-full attitude is the same.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  13. espnw -- LPGA tournament at Augusta National would be must-see

    Johnette Howard

    If the Royal & Ancient can throw open its doors to host a women's tournament at St. Andrews, why can't Augusta follow suit?

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  14. espnW and Nine for IX -- What drives athletes to push the boundar...

    Johnette Howard

    Free diver Audrey Mestre was no different from other extreme athletes such as Felix Baumgartner and Diana Nyad and Philippe Petit. Each of them is as unique as a fingerprint. Yet they share a sameness that might surprise you.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  15. espnW -- What to make of recent milestones in women's sports

    Johnette Howard

    Recent milestones and "firsts" for female athletes have provided glimpses into just how women's sports may finally break through its most stubbornly unconquered frontier.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  16. Listen to Geno Auriemma's ideas for changing women's basketball

    Johnette Howard

    Listen to Geno Auriemma. Maybe a radical change such as lowering the hoops is the right way to increase the audience for women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012