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  1. HoopGurlz -- Faith Suggs, elite women's basketball recruit in 201...

    Walter Villa

    Faith Suggs, armed with lessons of courage, confidence and grace from her late mom, has become one of the top basketball prospects in the nation. The junior is hoping to lead Homewood-Flossmoor to an Illinois state title.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  2. Football helps town struck by tornado

    Wayne Drehs

    Washington Panthers lose state playoff, but win hearts at home

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2013
  3. Kevin Bracken, former Illinois State and Olympic wrestler, still ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    When Kevin Bracken was a kid, he dreamed of wrestling in college. Today, the former Olympian mourns the loss of Illinois State wrestling, one of dozens of teams cut in the Title IX era as schools have made tough choices to comply with the law.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  4. 'The Mighty Macs' stirs memories, breaks barriers

    Whitney Holtzman

    The movie, which premiered in Philadelphia last week, chronicles college basketball's first women's national title team and opens nationwide Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  5. How Top 100 Prospect Khadaizha Sanders Selected Her Five Finalist...

    Walter Villa

    Michigan State, Wisconsin, Rutgers, Western Kentucky and Houston have made the final cut for Khadaizha Sanders for one simple reason: they've been there from the start.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  6. espnW Volleyball Player Of The Week: Stanford's Inky Ajanaku

    Mechelle Voepel

    Inky Ajanaku, filling the leadership void left by the graduated Carly Wopat, was in the middle of everything for Stanford as the Cardinal knocked off Penn State and Illinois to jump to No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  7. HoopGurlz -- Brianna Turner wins MVP at 2014 McDonald's All Ameri...

    Dan Olson

    Notre Dame recruit Brianna Turner was named MVP, but we call Jordin Canada, Shakayla Thomas, Lynee' Belton, Chatrice White, Bianca Cuevas and A'ja Turner up to accept their awards from the McDonald's All American Games.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  8. espnW -- 2014 McDonald's All Americans

    Twenty-four of the biggest stars, hailing from 14 different states and heading to 13 different schools (with one undeclared prospect), are in Chicago for the McDonald's All American Games. Take a look.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  9. Set for a frenzied Sweet 16

    Emily Young

    Now that the first weekend of the NCAA Division I volleyball tournament is over, we're down to the Sweet 16 teams. Who's left? Texas, American, San Diego, Nebraska, Florida State, Wisconsin, Illinois, Purdue, Washington, Kansas, BYU, USC, Stanford, M...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  10. HoopGurlz -- UCLA Bruins, Duke Blue Devils, Connecticut Huskies, ...

    Nadine Domond

    Enough talk. It's just about time for action. Here's an A-to-Z guide to the women's basketball early signing period, which begins Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  11. HoopGurlz -- Jackie Kemph, the Gatorade girls' basketball player ...

    Jake Thomases

    Jackie Kemph is continuing to build her legend at Rolling Meadows High School and throughout Illinois. The undeclared junior's most recent achievement was being named the state's Gatorade Player of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  12. espnW53rd Man -- Tight end Sean McGrath waits his turn with Seatt...

    Sarah Spain

    Sean McGrath has dreamed of being an NFL player since he was in fourth grade and didn't let a few speed bumps slow him down. With four games under his belt with the Seattle Seahawks, the future looks promising.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  13. Meet my Hawaiian teammate, Tani Costa

    Christine Nairn

    Hey guys, the Pennsylvania State University women's soccer team is back on the road again this week playing Friday night vs. Nebraska. After having a week to recover from our trip to Northwestern, Illinois and Ohio State, we are looking forward to pl...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  14. espnW -- College football can't hold a candle to NFL

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's That's What She Said, Sarah Spain takes a tough look at college football and explains why she isn't a fan, then offers some friends a few lines to convince her.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  15. Holly McPeak sets up the NCAA volleyball semifinals

    Pat Borzi

    Will it end up being USC versus UCLA for the title? Or will Florida State and Illinois break up the California flavor in the national semifinals?

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  16. Five things to watch in NCAA volleyball semifinals

    Pat Borzi

    Upstart Florida State joins Pac-12 rivals USC and UCLA and Illinois represents the Big Ten when action starts Thursday in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011