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  1. Tina Maze wins slalom women's World Cup opener

    Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women's World Cup slalom opener Saturday with an overall time of 1 minute, 55.15 seconds while defending world champion Mikaela Shiffrin came 11th and said she had "lessons to learn."

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2014
  2. Excerpt From 'Fully Alive' By Tim Shriver -- espnW

    In his new book, "Fully Alive," Special Olympics chairman Tim Shriver chronicles the first time he played on a Special Olympics Unified Sports team and the lessons he learned there.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  3. Joan Benoit Samuelson: 14 Lessons I've Learned From Running

    Alyssa Roenigk

    She's American running royalty, the first woman to ever win an Olympic marathon and the only female to have run a sub-three-hour marathon in five different decades. Over all those miles and all those years, she's learned a few things.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  4. Midfielders Lauren Holiday, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe are key...

    Graham Hays

    U.S. women's soccer coach Jill Ellis believes in a 4-3-3 system that utilizes three midfielders. Lauren Holiday, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe are the trio to make that lineup a success.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  5. A lesson tennis can take from the Olympics

    Ed McGrogan

    Three weeks ago, Noelle Pikus-Pace and John Daly -- the skeleton racer, not the golfer -- were relative unknowns. They are now household names in the United States thanks to their performances in Sochi, Russia, and their sport helps represent the max...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  6. espnW -- Why Sochi Games were not example of true Olympic spirit

    Julie Foudy

    After a few days to reflect on these Winter Games, Julie Foudy believes there are lessons to be learned, and not repeated, from Sochi that can help restore the soul of the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  7. 2014 Sochi Olympics - 5 things we learned from Canada's win over ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Five lessons to know from Canada's win over the U.S.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  8. 2014 Sochi Olympics - 5 things we learned from Canada-Finland

    Scott Burnside

    Five lessons to know from Canada's overtime win over Finland.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  9. 2014 Sochi Olympics - 5 things we learned from Canada's win over ...

    Scott Burnside

    Five lessons learned from Canada's 6-0 win over Austria on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  10. 2014 Sochi Olympics - 5 things we learned from Canada's win over ...

    Scott Burnside

    Five lessons learned from Canada's 3-1 win over Norway on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  11. espnW -- Another Olympic strikeout for baseball and softball

    Donna de Varona

    Softball and baseball's failed bids for reinstatement in the Olympic Games should serve as a wake-up call, and the sports can learn valuable lessons from wrestling's successful pitch back to the international spotlight.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  12. Lessons Learned: SPARQ championships

    RecruitingNation

    BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The Opening got underway on Monday with SPARQ testing, as the nation's top football players competed in the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, 20-yard short shuttle and kneeling power ball throw. The 10 best returned for the finals, with...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  13. Finch's lesson with olympic distance trial run -espnW

    Jennie Finch

    Jennie Finch is deep into her training for the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon and tested her skills by completing a full trial run last week, surprising herself with the results.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  14. Olympic stage set for X Games Barcelona

    Jim Caple

    Channeling the 1992 Summer Olympics, X Games has taken over some of the most iconic venues in Barcelona.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2013
  15. Sports and pain, lessons and limits

    Jeff MacGregor

    Is pain a means to grace? To clarity? Is it an "instrument for perfecting" ourselves? Where's the line between the instructive and the destructive? What are sports meant to teach?

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  16. The gaps in NBA drug testing

    Henry Abbott

    Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images The investigation into Lance Armstrong comes with hard lessons for major leagues like the NBA. The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, David Howman, recently singled out the NBA for "gaps" in its anti-dopi...

    Blog | November 09, 2012