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  1. espnW -- Diana Taurasi of Phoenix Mercury and formerly Connecticu...

    Diana Taurasi -- coming off her first double-double of the 2014 season on Tuesday -- is still going strong as she celebrates her 32nd birthday today. To honor the Phoenix Mercury star, we highlight some of the top moments in her career.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  2. espnW -- Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria off to fast start with t...

    Brant James

    Enjoying a breakout season with two wins already, Alexis DeJoria would like nothing more than to notch the milestone 100th win for women in NHRA.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  3. espnW -- Hofstra Pride pitcher Morgan Lashley long on talent

    Graham Hays

    Hofstra coach Bill Edwards always seems to come up with top-notch pitching, and 5-foot-3 Army transfer Morgan Lashley is proving to be another big find.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  4. A milestone for everyone

    Maggie Lucas

    I hit a pretty big milestone in my career at Georgetown on Sunday, scoring my 2,000th point. When I was asked what the milestone meant to me, all I could really think was that this was something I shared with my whole program and all of the amazing p...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  5. Michelle Wie cards a 24


    Golfer Michelle Wie celebrates her 24th birthday today. Born on Oct. 11, 1989, in Hawaii, Wie turned professional as a 15-year-old in 2005. By that time, she already had hit some major milestones. At the age of 10 in 2000, Wie became the youngest to ...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  6. A milestone meet


    On this day in 1922 in Paris, women competed at an international track meet for the first time. Called the Women's Olympic Games, the United States sent 13 athletes to compete against Great Britain, France, Switzerland and Czechoslovakia. The event w...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  7. espnW -- USSSA Pride pitcher Sarah Pauly isn't ready to retire

    Graham Hays

    Sarah Pauly long aimed to continue her softball career to age 30, but now that she has reached it, she has no plans of turning in her glove just yet.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  8. Date to remember for Danica

    Lizzie Haldane

    Five years ago today, Danica Patrick became the first woman to win an IndyCar race when she was the first to cross the finish line at the Indy Japan 300. Since then, she has zoomed past several other milestones as well. Earlier this year at the Dayto...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  9. espnW -- What to make of recent milestones in women's sports

    Johnette Howard

    Recent milestones and "firsts" for female athletes have provided glimpses into just how women's sports may finally break through its most stubbornly unconquered frontier.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  10. Recent Milestones in Women's Sports


    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  11. espnw -- Danica Patrick's milestone has reach

    Brant James

    Danica Patrick's historic pole at Daytona resonates on different levels, but there's no doubting its significance.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2013
  12. Milestones adding up for Abby Wambach

    Lizzie Haldane

    The U.S. women's national soccer team will wrap up its two-game series against Scotland Wednesday night in Nashville, Tenn., before heading to Portugal early next month for the Algarve Cup. All eyes will be on Abby Wambach, who will wear the captain...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  13. Recalling a milestone in a legendary career

    Lizzie Haldane

    On this day in 2009, legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt won her 1,000th game during her 35th season at Tennessee with a 73-43 victory over Georgia. To mark the milestone, Tennessee announced that Summitt had signed a new contract through ...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  14. Nikki Greene joins 1,000-point club

    Maggie Lucas

    Last week one of my teammates reached a huge milestone in her career. In our win over Minnesota, Nikki Greene pulled down a tough offensive rebound in traffic scored with a quick putback layup. That basket marked the 1,000th point of Nikki's career. ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  15. Honoring LeBron with other notable 20Ks

    Sarah Spain

    Wednesday night in Oakland, Miami Heat guard LeBron James scored his 20,000th point, becoming the youngest player ever to hit that milestone. James put up 25 points against the Warriors to get to the 20K mark just a few weeks after his 28th birthday....

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  16. espnW -- A milestone return for Venus

    Bonnie D. Ford

    In dispatching Galina Voskoboeva in an hour at the Australian Open, Venus Williams displayed the form she had before she had to live with Sjogren's syndrome, Bonnie D. Ford writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2013