CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

191 results for "melissa isaacson"

Page of 11
  1. How Much Is Too Much Attention At The Little League World Series?...

    Melissa Isaacson

    With packed stands and a national TV audience -- not to mention the omnipresent social media critics -- kids in the Little League World Series find themselves under an intense spotlight. The burning question is if it's too much, too soon.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. Why Mo'ne Davis' Play Matters To Girls

    Melissa Isaacson

    For the little girls gathered on the sloping hills and in the grandstands of the Williamsport complex, Mo'ne Davis' confidence on a baseball field filled with boys is empowering.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  3. Mo'ne Davis, Emma March Find Friendship In Secret Hiding Place

    Melissa Isaacson

    The only two girls at the Little League World Series share a room where they can escape the lights, cameras and fart action in their all-boys worlds.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  4. A New Reality: How Modest Mo'ne Davis Is Adjusting To Fan Frenzy

    Melissa Isaacson

    Fans have traveled thousands of miles to see Mo'ne Davis pitch in the LLWS and she's attracted admiration from some of her own heroes like Kevin Durant. But for the humble 13-year-old ace, all this very real excitement surrounding her seems "very unreal."

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  5. A Stunning Run: How Mo'ne Davis and Taney Little League Got To Wi...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The team from Philly has a girl starring on the mound, a makeshift field in a warehouse and a whole lot of respect for the game of baseball and its history.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  6. espnW -- Two girls, Kayla Roncin and Mo'ne Davis, power Little Le...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ace pitcher Mo'ne Davis of Philadelphia's Taney and slugger Kayla Roncin of Toms River, New Jersey, the only girls left in the Little League World Series field, could face each other for a ticket to Williamsport.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  7. espnw -- Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber for Bank of the W...

    Melissa Isaacson

    So dramatic and scary was Serena Williams' exit from the Wimbledon doubles tournament last month that it was fair to wonder how she would respond at Stanford this week. She answered with her fourth WTA tour title of the season.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014
  8. espnw -- Lydia Ko ranked No. 2 but flying under the radar

    Melissa Isaacson

    Shhhh! Lydia Ko, 17 and ranked No. 2 in the world, is having an outstanding - albeit quiet -- rookie season, and that's just the way her management team wants it.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  9. espnW -- 10 questions for Serena Williams following Wimbledon dou...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ball's in your court, Serena Williams. Before the world No. 1 takes the court next week for the first time since her bizarre withdrawal from a Wimbledon doubles match, we have 10 questions we need answered.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  10. Wimbledon - Roger Federer no stranger to drama

    Melissa Isaacson

    Roger Federer suffered a painful loss, but it was nothing he hasn't experienced before, writes Melissa Isaacson.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  11. espnW -- Young talent, Serena Williams questions shake things up ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The time is now for Petra Kvitova, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep. And they know it. With Serena Williams' mysterious slip, the rising stars have battled their way into Grand Slam finals and made the sport all the more compelling.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  12. espnW -- Petra Kvitova delivers punisher to Eugenie Bouchard in W...

    Melissa Isaacson

    In an absolute pasting, Petra Kvitova dumbfounded tournament darling Eugenie Bouchard with her brilliantly varied play to win her second Wimbledon title.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  13. espnW -- Petra Kvitova, set to face Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Winning the 2011 Wimbledon title brought more fame and pressure than Petra Kvitova was prepared for. But the grass has always brought out the best in Kvitova, and she's hoping that's the case in Saturday's final against rising star Eugenie Bouchard.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  14. espnW -- Eugenie Bouchard not ready to celebrate after semifinal ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Eugenie Bouchard is only 20 and she's in a place no other Canadian has been before, but the Wimbledon finalist isn't ready to celebrate her success. This is all just part of her plan.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  15. espnW -- Eugenie Bouchard rolls at Wimbledon, set to face Simona ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Named for a princess, Eugenie Bouchard took another step toward her first major crown by reaching her third straight Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon, where she'll face third-seeded Simona Halep.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  16. espnW -- Martina Navratilova critical of Serena Williams' Wimbled...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Everyone seems to still have questions about Serena Williams' doubles default at Wimbledon, but nine-time champion Martina Navratilova may have the most pressing one yet: Why on earth was Serena on the court at all?

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014