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  1. Is The Idea Of American Figure Skating's 'Ice Princess' Dead?

    Johnette Howard

    As the U.S. Figure Skating Championships begin, several young women are poised to step forward as the next big thing on ice. Except ... do sports fans still care about figure skaters?

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  2. 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
  3. Troubling questions in Oscar Pistorius case

    Johnette Howard

    Beyond the superhero sports figure that Oscar Pistorius once embodied was a man with significant character flaws that were ignored or forgiven, Johnette Howard writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  4. Security threats, expenses making Olympics a less attractive bid

    Johnette Howard

    Security concerns and cost overruns are making the Olympics a tough sell for cities who want to bid to host the Games, Johnette Howard writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Skier Lindsey Vonn won't back down from Sochi dream

    Johnette Howard

    Lindsey Vonn takes a tough approach to skiing and recovery from injury. But this time, she faces the most difficult obstacles in her career, Johnette Howard writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Olympians speak out against anti-gay laws in Russia

    Johnette Howard

    Speedskater Blake Skjellerup wants to make a statement about Russia's anti-gay laws by competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. He and other athletes believe they can do more to change attitudes by being there, not boycotting.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. It's Dwight Howard trade rumor time again

    Johnette Howard

    The Lakers' season is already being sized for a casket. Should they risk losing Howard for nothing? Or trade him just five months after he arrived? Do you feel another Dwight-mare coming on?

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  12. espnW -- Nike's split from Lance a remarkable twist in cyclist's ...

    Johnette Howard

    Even Nike has had enough? Wednesday's news of the company's split with Lance Armstrong is a remarkable twist in the cyclist's accelerating spiral from heroic cultural icon to disgraced champion and unconscionable liar.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  13. U.S. Open 2012 -- Venus Williams clinches rematch with Angelique ...

    Johnette Howard

    Venus may look like a sentimental favorite, but her journey won't be easy.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  14. Michael Phelps, slower, better icon

    Johnette Howard

    Even as he was on his way to compiling the most Olympic medals of all time, Michael Phelps was being treated as if he got too happy and lazy in the wait for the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  15. British are scared of 2012 Olympics, everything's normal

    Johnette Howard

    In a word, the Brits are terrified. They're dreading their close-up. They're sure they're going to somehow drop their trousers with the whole world watching and bollix this up. But why?

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  16. IOC should bar Saudi Arabia from Olympics unless women added to t...

    Johnette Howard

    The IOC should be telling the Saudis neither of their conditions for bringing women athletes to London is acceptable. Add women to the team or stay home.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012