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  1. 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
  2. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Candace Parker, Team USA make it look ea...

    Jackie MacMullan

    Winning a fifth consecutive gold medal wasn't easy for Candace Parker and the U.S. women's basketball team. It just looked that way.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  3. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Diana Taurasi brings winning attitude to ...

    Jackie MacMullan

    She jaws at her teammates and pushes the opponent. But the U.S. women's basketball team has come to depend on Diana Taurasi's play and emotional energy.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  4. 2012 Olympics -- U.S. track and field team makes big statement

    Jackie MacMullan

    The cruel irony of the Olympics is, if you falter, you must wait an athletic lifetime to fix it. And on Wednesday, a handful of U.S. track athletes finally found redemption.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  5. 2012 Olympics -- There are no losers here

    Jackie MacMullan

    Those who are far -- very, very far -- from medal contention still have accomplished much, Jackie MacMullan writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women are London's real Dream Team

    Jackie MacMullan

    Never mind the debate between Kobe and Barkley. The U.S. women are the real Dream Team of the London Games, dispatching opponents by an average of 37.6 points a game.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  7. 2012 Olympics -- Alex Morgan, other U.S. female Olympians make th...

    Jackie MacMullan

    Alex Morgan joined that rarefied company of athletes who deliver on the biggest stage at the biggest moment, and it was fitting she did it on a historic day for U.S. female Olympians.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  8. 2012 Olympics -- Is silver medal any less of an accomplishment in...

    Jackie MacMullan

    An Olympic gold in the 100 meters again eluded the U.S. women Saturday night, but does that make Carmelita Jeter's silver medal any less of an accomplishment?

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky swimming's new gen...

    Jackie MacMullan

    London may be Michael Phelps' fond farewell, but for the kid without a license (Katie Ledecky) and the girl with a closet full of overalls (Missy Franklin), the fun is just beginning.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- Gabby Douglas' meteoric rise to Olympic stardom

    Jackie MacMullan

    With Gabby Douglas' all-around win Thursday, the world witnessed her meteoric rise from a young, unpredictable, unknown gymnast to a captivating world champion on the biggest stage of her sport.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  11. 2012 Olympics -- Aly Raisman misses out on bronze

    Jackie MacMullan

    Aly Raisman thought she had earned a bronze medal, until the scoreboard changed and the tiebreaker rules revealed she had instead fallen to fourth.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012