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  1. Buzz That Was -- Act of kindness by Boston Marathon runners leave...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Sometimes you need to have your faith in humanity restored. To wit, we have four other competitors helping a fallen runner complete the Boston Marathon. Of course, sometimes what you also need is an amazing playoff series like Grizzlies-Thunder...

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  2. 2014 Boston Marathon -- Athletic trainers just did their jobs

    Bonnie D. Ford

    First responders of last year were everywhere, just as determined as runners

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2014
  3. 2014 Boston Marathon -- A special bond with athletes with disabil...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Heightened awareness expected for Boston Marathon participants with physical challenges.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  4. The gift of running

    Sarah Reinertsen

    Just like every journey begins with the first step, every marathon begins with the first run. As I make my way to Boston to run the marathon I can't help but reflect on the journey it took for me to get to this start line, my 11th marathon. I was b...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  5. NYRR president and CEO Mary Wittenberg on why she's running in Bo...

    Jane McManus

    New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg talks to espnW.com about why she chose to run in this year's Boston Marathon and what this year's race means for the sport going forward.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  6. espnW -- Serena Burla looks for strong finish at 2014 Boston Mara...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    It looked like Serena Burla would have to give up the sport that saved her life, but Monday's Boston Marathon marks the latest step in her journey of resilience.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  7. espnW -- Shalane Flanagan trains to win her hometown race, the Bo...

    Cristina Goyanes

    With the world watching, Shalane Flanagan trains to make a statement at her hometown race, the Boston Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  8. Back in the water

    Emily Brunemann

    In 2013, open-water swimmer Emily Brunemann became the first American to win the overall title on the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup pro circuit. With her eyes -- and training plan -- already geared toward Rio in 2016, Brunemann started the sea...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  9. espnw -- No. 3 Maria Sharapova survives heat and three-set marath...

    Melissa Isaacson

    On a day when several matches were suspended because of extreme heat, No. 3 Maria Sharapova outlasted Karin Knapp in a three-set marathon.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  10. espnW -- Timing, luck, faith -- and a half marathon -- reunite a ...

    Peter Kerasotis

    Timing, luck, faith -- and a half marathon -- reunite a mother and daughter separated by adoption more than 40 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  11. W Wants to Know: Deena Kastor

    Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie, Special to espnW

    Long-distance runner Deena Kastor won the bronze medal in the women's marathon at the 2004 Olympics and holds American records in the marathon and half-marathon. She is also an eight-time national champion in cross country. With the Foot Lo...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  12. Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad on her Cuba-to-Florida swim - ESPN Th...

    Matt McCue

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, marathon swimmer Diana Nyad tells Matt McCue what it takes to swim from Cuba to Florida.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  13. Buzz That Was -- Houston Rockets newbie Dwight Howard has rough n...

    D'Arcy Maine

    When it comes to who's the biggest NBA loser, it's hard to pick between Dwight Howard, who failed in his showdown against the Lakers with seven missed free throws, and the Timberwolves, with their clueless Ladies Night Out promotion.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  14. Miles of joy, pain, tears, cheers

    Ashley Freiberg

    Race car driver Ashley Freiberg is providing a series of blog entries exclusive to espnW on her first experience competing in the ING New York City Marathon as part of Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation team. On Friday, I left Vermont and starte...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  15. espnW -- Fantasy football day for Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Fol...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Nick Foles throwing seven TD passes was so surprising that even Michael Vick's brother was stunned into social media silence, though we can imagine what Peyton Manning thought of having his NFL record tied by a backup.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  16. Paula Radcliffe takes New York

    espnW

    On this day in 2007, English runner Paula Radcliffe won her second New York City Marathon. Just months after giving birth to her first child, Radcliffe finished the race in an astonishing 2 hours, 23 minutes and 9 seconds, the second-fastest time by ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013