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  1. espnW Headliners -- Claressa Shields not giving up the fight

    Jim Caple

    Claressa Shields' boxing gold medal hasn't brought endorsements or TV interviews, but the 17-year-old isn't giving up the fight.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  2. 2012 Olympics -- Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh Jennings end ride...

    Jim Caple

    Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings still haven't lost at the Olympics and never will, not after ending their 12-year run of dominance with a third and final gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  3. 2012 Olympics -- Track gold medalists Suhr, Sanchez moved to tear...

    Jim Caple

    While there's "no crying in baseball," Monday brought plenty of sob stories in track and field.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  4. 2012 Summer Olympics -- No rest as Richards-Ross earns 200 semifi...

    Jim Caple

    A day after winning gold in the 400, the American sprinter was back on the track. She won her heat to earn a spot in the 200-meter semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  5. 2012 London Olympics -- Middle Eastern women making great strides...

    Jim Caple

    While they finished far down the list of times, runners from conservative countries with limited opportunities for women provided some of the more compelling stories.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Allison Schmitt is top U.S. swimmer in Lo...

    Jim Caple

    Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin might get more recognition (not to mention attention from the president). But Allison Schmitt has been the top American swimmer in these Olympics so far.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Mental edge helps U.S. women's gymnastics...

    Jim Caple

    Whether the 2012 gold medalists in the women's team final are the best group of American Olympic gymnasts can be debated, but they are almost certainly the best team.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  8. espnW--A crying shame as South Korean fencer loses in controversi...

    Jim Caple

    Shin Lam thought she was advancing to the gold medal match in women's epee. But judges put one second back on the clock at the end of her semifinal, allowing her opponent to pull out the victory.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  9. 2012 London Games -- Beach volleyball venue is Olympic's coolest

    Jim Caple

    Chock in the center of London, the Horse Guards Parade has morphed into a beach volleyball paradise and the coolest venue of these -- or perhaps any -- Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  10. No Olympic medal, but U.S. rider Evelyn Stevens is golden

    Jim Caple

    Evelyn Stevens didn't come close to winning a medal Sunday. But compared to her previous career on Wall Street, the U.S. cyclist feels like she's on top of the world.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Do not blame Jeneba Tarmoh for withdrawin...

    Jim Caple

    Some might blame Jeneba Tarmoh for backing out of a runoff that might have brought great attention to her sport, but the sprinter should have never been put in a position to have to choose. The blame lies with USA Track and Field.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Women's 100 runoff will be quite the scen...

    Jim Caple

    There was finally a decision for the women's 100-meter tiebreaker. But now that we know there will be a runoff between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh, we're just picturing what an odd scene it will be.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2012
  13. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Compelling 200 final can't erase 100 tieb...

    Jim Caple

    The women's 200-meter final was compelling, but the excitement of the race was overshadowed by the elephant in the track: that lingering 100-meter tiebreaker.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  14. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Felix-Tarmoh tiebreaker solution not a pr...

    Jim Caple

    USA Track and Field's "solution" for the women's 100 tiebreaker is a confusing blend of democracy, athleticism and random luck. Well, this whole mess could have been avoided if there had already been a plan in place.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- How cycling helped bring Dotsie Bausch ba...

    Jim Caple

    Just a decade ago, Dotsie Bausch was a runway model caught in the grip of an eating disorder and drug addiction. But through years of therapy, and a newfound love for cycling, she is close to competing in the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2012