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  1. Melissa Isaacson

    Melissa Isaacson



    ESPN Chicago | espnW

    Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for espnW.com, ESPN Chicago and ESPN.com. The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 31-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune before joining ESPN in 2009. Isaacson has also covered tennis since 1986.

  2. Twitter tough-guy act needs to stop

    Michael C. Wright

    Let's kick off today's spin around the Chicago Bears beat with colleague Melissa Isaacson's thorough piece about the Twitter harassment Marc Trestman's daughters were subjected to during and after the team's 55-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Fo...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  3. Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman working through Twitter threats...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Twitter threats directed at family of Marc Trestman cross line of what's acceptable, even for angry fans.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  4. Chicago Bears' humiliating streak is result of top-to-bottom fail...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The string of humiliating defeats by Chicago Bears just wouldn't happen to the Bulls or Blackhawks.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
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  6. Why Does Jameis Winston's Attorney Keep Naming Winston's Accuser?...

    Melissa Isaacson

    On multiple occasions, Jameis Winston's attorney, David Cornwell, has purposely named the woman who accused the Florida State quarterback of sexual assault. It's not a new legal tactic, but does it actually help Winston?

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2014
  7. Lorena Ochoa Couldn't Be Happier With Her Life After Golf

    Melissa Isaacson

    Four years after retiring at the top of the women's golf world, Lorena Ochoa -- now a proud mother of two -- has not looked back.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  8. Why Adrian Peterson Should Not Be Allowed to Play Again This Year...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Now that Adrian Peterson has pled down his felony child abuse charges and will likely avoid jail time, the inevitable question pops up: When should he be allowed back on the NFL field? Why it's important that Roger Goodell not let him play in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2014
  9. How Domestic Violence Advocates Are Trying to Turn Awareness Into...

    Melissa Isaacson

    In a post-Ray Rice world, domestic violence advocates have received unprecedented awareness of their issue. Now they have turned their attention to a more important question: How do you turn that attention into action?

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  10. Why Those Stupid Comments About Williams Sisters Can't Be Ignored...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The derogatory remarks by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation come out of nowhere and attacks not just two of the sport's biggest stars, but the very foundation of the women's game.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2014
  11. Chicago Bulls, Pau Gasol an ideal fit

    Melissa Isaacson

    As a mentor, veteran leader and deft scorer in the paint, Pau Gasol is a welcome addition to the Chicago Bulls.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  12. Why Puerto Rico Means The World To Rising Tennis Star Monica Puig...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Monica Puig is the WTA's highest-ranked Latin American woman, and she won a historic title earlier this season. Now she's determined to reach greater heights, for herself and for her homeland.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  13. Why Gloria Allred Is Taking On The NFL

    Melissa Isaacson

    Some call her a lightning rod, others call her a publicity hound. But civil rights attorney Gloria Allred says, so what? Maybe that's exactly what this issue needs.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  14. The Complicated Case of 'Good Guy' Adrian Peterson

    Melissa Isaacson

    Adrian Peterson has long been considered one of the "good guys" in the NFL. But his recent arrest has to make you reconsider the labels we put on athletes, Melissa Isaacson writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  15. Sky still fighting to win over Chicago

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Sky won the Eastern Conference and made their first appearance in the WNBA Finals, a success by any measure. But there's no time for celebration for a franchise still fighting for fans, still fighting for sponsors and still, almost inexplicably, fighting to be noticed.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  16. Serena Williams Breaks Up WTA's Parity Party With US Open Win

    Melissa Isaacson

    The 18-time major champion isn't going anywhere, except maybe up. Here are six things to consider now that the 2014 Grand Slam season has come to a close.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  17. Why Another Wave Of Slams Could Be In Serena Williams' Future

    Melissa Isaacson

    After beating Caroline Wozniacki in the US Open final and matching Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 majors, Serena Williams is already dreaming of more.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2014
  18. 'Incredible Journey' For Martina Hingis Ends With Loss In Doubles...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta looked like they might run away with what would have been Hingis' 10th Grand Slam doubles titles and 16th major championship overall. But Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina rallied for the 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014