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.
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.
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.
Kathryn Bertine's latest stop on her Olympic quest takes her to El Salvador, where she learned an invaluable lesson on what matters most on the road.
It's the question everyone asks a cyclist when a race doesn't go quite as planned. The answer often reveals life lessons, too.
Although all are still stinging from game against France, England's younger players gained valuable World Cup experience that should help the team.
Julie Foudy sums up her year in sports and the life lessons we can all take into the year ahead.