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  1. 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
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  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Lessons Learned: SPARQ championships


    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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Reading 1-1 Stoke City

    Adam Le Fondre scored a last-minute penalty to rescue Reading from an opening-day defeat in their Premier League second coming as they drew 1-1 with Stoke.The Royals looked set to be taught a harsh lesson in the realities of top-flight football after...

    Recap | Conversation | August 18, 2012
  15. Playbook examines athletes' private Tweets

    Steve Etheridge

    Kids these days, what with their dubsteps and iZunes and laser hair removal, you can never quite put a finger on what wacky thing they'll do next. U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman learned a lesson in youthful indiscretion Wednesday when she accidentally Twee...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  16. Bausch teaches lessons, wins cycling silver

    Jim Caple

    Dotsie Bausch and her fellow U.S. women's team pursuit riders didn't stand much chance in Saturday's gold-medal race against the British squad, which is clearly the best in the world. But just reaching the final was a minor upset, and that Bausch lat...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  17. 2012 Summer Olympics -- A lesson in running, sort of

    Jim Caple

    If Jim Caple had just run another 18.2 miles and didn't need to dodge double-decker buses and didn't get lost (even with a map) and, oh, if he were way faster, he, too, could be an Olympic marathoner.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012