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  1. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Kentucky Wildcats Lauren Cumbess...

    Graham Hays

    Kentucky's Lauren Cumbess religiously watched softball on television as a kid. Now she's inspiring the next generation at the plate in the Women's College World Series.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  2. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Florida Gators pitcher Hannah Ro...

    Graham Hays

    Stoic Florida pitcher Hannah Rogers learned to humble herself and trust her stuff. That's a good thing, as evidenced by her three-hit shutout Thursday against Baylor for her 124th career win -- the most out of active players.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  3. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Alabama Crimson Tide catcher Mol...

    Graham Hays

    When Molly Fichtner transferred, Alabama got the catcher it needed and much more. Don't let her size fool you, she plays a big role for the Crimson Tide as a power hitter and sets an example of living, and thriving, with Type 1 diabetes.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  4. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Sizing up the Women's College Wo...

    Graham Hays

    No. 1 Oregon checks off every box on the championship shopping list, but who could be the toughest test? Graham Hays breaks down the eight Women's College World Series contenders.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  5. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Graham Hays' 5 burning questions...

    Graham Hays

    Graham Hays answers five burning questions heading into the Women's College World Series, including how the Kentucky Wildcats found their way to Oklahoma City.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  6. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Baylor Bears, Louisiana-Lafayett...

    Graham Hays

    Graham Hays recaps Saturday's super regionals, including Baylor's decision to take the bat out of Georgia slugger Alex Hugo's hands, and how it paid off with a trip to the Women's College World Series.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  7. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Coach Michael Lotief fights for ...

    Graham Hays

    Former lawyer Michael Lotief never backs down from arguing his case as head softball coach of Louisiana-Lafayette, a spirit that permeates the Ragin' Cajuns.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  8. Louisiana, the home of champions

    espnW

    On this day in 1812, Louisiana became the 18th state. After acquiring the region from France in 1803 through the Louisiana Purchase, the territory became a state exactly nine years later. While Louisiana is known today for its Mardi Gras celebrations...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  9. New head coach Tyler Summitt will try to revive Louisana Tech wom...

    Chris Jones

    In ESPN The Magazine, Chris Jones writes that Tyler Summitt, Pat's son, has been preparing for his new head coaching job at Louisiana Tech his entire life. But can a 23-year-old really revive a storied women's hoops program?

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  10. Kim Mulkey late and great

    espnW

    She's late to the dance, and history could be waiting. Baylor coach Kim Mulkey, who served an NCAA suspension in the Lady Bears' 87-74 first-round victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday, will be making her 2014 NCAA tournament debut tonight when s...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  11. espnW -- Friends of late Wilma Rudolph recall athletic talent, en...

    Andrew Linnehan

    African-American sprinter Wilma Rudolph's talent made her a sports legend when she won three gold medals at the 1960 Olympics. Friends recall how her character made her an American icon.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  12. HoopGurlz -- Duncanville girls basketball team takes 104-game win...

    Walter Villa

    With a 104-game winning streak heading into the state semifinals and Texas recruit Ariel Atkins leading the way, Duncanville (Texas), No. 2 in the espnW 25 Power Rankings, is a nightmare for opponents.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  13. Connecticut inching closer to Tennessee

    Lizzie Haldane

    Connecticut is making a record sixth straight Final Four appearance, but it has a ways to go to catch Tennessee for the most all-time. The Lady Vols have made 18 Final Four appearances, followed by UConn with 14, Stanford with 11 and Louisiana Tech w...

    Blog | April 06, 2013
  14. Off to New Orleans!

    Stefanie Dolson

    My team and I just won our sixth straight Elite Eight game and are on our way to Nola, this being the first time for most of us. I've never been to Louisiana and am extremely excited to get there and experience the lifestyle. It's actually pretty ...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  15. HoopGurlz: Kalani Brown, following in parents' footsteps, becomes...

    Walter Villa

    Kalani Brown is following in the footsteps of her NBA-playing father, P.J., and mother, Dee, who played college ball. The 6-foot-5 center is still weighing her considerable college options.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  16. NCAA track and field -- Kansas women to challenge for title

    Mike Malloy

    Newcomer Kansas joins the usual suspects -- Texas A&M, Louisiana State, Oregon, Florida, Arizona -- as a challenger for the NCAA women's track and field national championship this week.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012