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  1. Sheryl Swoopes' Son Continues The Family Legacy At Texas Tech

    D'Arcy Maine

    Before absolutely dominating the WNBA and international competition, Sheryl Swoopes was leading Texas Tech to a national championship in 1993. And now it seems, the school will be seeing a LOT more of the future Hall of Famer around campus. On Wednes...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  2. Legacies Are On The Line For Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki

    Melissa Isaacson

    For Serena Williams, a win in Sunday's US Open final would mean a place alongside legends Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 majors. For Caroline Wozniacki, a win would provide validation to her longtime reign as No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014
  3. Team USA The Center Of Attention At Softball World Championships

    Graham Hays

    The United States' legacy of softball supremacy is on the line at the ISF World Championship. Once again, the key to success lies in center field, with Haylie McCleney following in the footsteps of previous American stars Laura Berg and Caitlin Lowe.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  4. espnW -- Social media reaction to Nine for IX short 'Love & Payne...

    espnW.com

    Athletes, reporters and sports fans react to the Nine for IX documentary short "Love & Payne."

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  5. espnW -- Marisa Bast's legacy at Northwestern extends beyond the ...

    Graham Hays

    Northwestern's Marisa Bast will be swinging away at the plate at the NCAA tournament, but she's already connected with countless kids through her anti-bullying program.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  6. espnW -- Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is equal-oppo...

    Ted Bauer

    Clippers owner Donald Sterling hasn't just been embroiled in racial controversies during his tenure; he has a history of sexism and misogyny as well. A rundown of his sad legacy.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  7. NCAA women's softball power rankings -espnW

    Graham Hays

    Arizona's eight national championships can be a weighty burden, so coaches are telling the Wildcats, our No. 7 team, to focus on the present. Of course, top-notch pitching makes doing that a lot easier.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  8. 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
  9. espnW -- Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay underscores ho...

    Kate Fagan

    Seeking to tell his own truth from the very beginning, NFL draft prospect Michael Sam becomes a key figure in the changing LGBT landscape of professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  10. Wilma Rudolph Adds To Legacy

    espnW

    On this day in 1961, Wilma Rudolph set the world record for the indoor 60-yard dash with a blistering time of 6.9 seconds. Fresh off her dominant performance at the 1960 Rome Olympics in which she won three gold medals, the fastest woman in the world...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  11. espnw -- Maria Sharapova, seeded third heading into 2014 Australi...

    Melissa Isaacson

    If Maria Sharapova wants to be remembered as something more than just another great player who couldn't beat Serena Williams, she'd better turn around their rivalry -- right now.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  12. espnW and Nine for IX -- Katey Fawcett part of 1999 legacy that r...

    Graham Hays

    The 1999 Women's World Cup didn't create the opportunities available to the thousands of women involved, but the legacy of the event remains firmly part of the sport. Case in point: The Fawcett family.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  13. 2013 French Open -- Serena Williams has nothing to prove at Frenc...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Serena Williams already has a career Grand Slam. Another French Open title would be a nice addition to her resume, but it's not necessary for her legacy.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  14. espnW -- Todd and Sarah France open doors, and eyes, in Azerbaija...

    Jane McManus

    In Azerbaijan, Peace Corps volunteers and former athletes Todd and Sarah France left a legacy of working to widen athletic, cultural and educational opportunities for girls.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  15. espnW -- Rachel and Sharon Robinson preserving Jackie's legacy

    Jim Caple

    Jackie Robinson's wife, Rachel, and daughter, Sharon, supported him as he faced the racism depicted in "42," and decades later they are still working to preserve his legacy.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  16. Anna Wilson lives up to family's legacy -espnW

    Jake Thomases

    Anna Wilson, the kid sister of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, is authoring her own storybook career as a high school basketball star and a Division I recruit at Collegiate in Richmond, Va.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013