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  1. Buzz That Was -- 91-year-old Harriette Thompson finishes marathon...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Whether you like comedy (the men of "The Bachelorette" playing against WNBA stars), farce (a soccer team with cardboard cutouts for fans), heroism (a Vikings player rescuing boaters) or inspiration (a 91-year-old marathoner!), you're in luck today.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  2. espnW -- Female referees deserve their chance at the pros

    Jane McManus

    The NFL has included two women on its list of officials. Clearly they know what they're signing up for, so let them prove their mettle, just like their male counterparts did.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  3. 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
  4. espnW -- Tracking NFL opportunities for women

    Melissa Isaacson

    There are high-ranking women in the NFL, if only a few on the football side. Their paths may highlight the route to other top jobs.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  5. espnW -- Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay underscores ho...

    Kate Fagan

    Seeking to tell his own truth from the very beginning, NFL draft prospect Michael Sam becomes a key figure in the changing LGBT landscape of professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  6. espnW -- In wake of Incognito-Martin incident, is bullying an iss...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin incident again has put the issue of bullying front and center, which begs the question: Is there a bullying problem in girls' and women's sports?

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  7. espnW -- St. Louis Cardinals rookie pitcher Michael Wacha is no j...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Make fun of his name all you want, but Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha continued his serious pitching as the Cardinals defeated the Red Sox to tie the World Series at a game apiece.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  8. espnW -- Lane Kiffin, Rick Pitino, Atlanta Dream get the boot, Ma...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Lane Kiffin dumped at the airport, Rick Pitino embarrassed on the radio, Matt Schaub mocked by a restaurant in his own city. Who says being a sports figure is easy? This week dished up full servings of humiliation.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  9. espnW -- Relax, like Johnny Manziel and AJ McCarron

    D'Arcy Maine

    Here's an idea: The Westboro Baptist Church should join Johnny Manziel and AJ McCarron on vacation and learn to relax. Meanwhile, as always, we spread the cheer in The Buzz That Was.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  10. espnW -- Eric Decker, Skylar Diggins Jarvis Jones star in a tasty...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Eric Decker and Jessie James say "I do" to a reality show, Jarvis Jones eats a sandwich likeness of his face, and Skylar Diggins signs up with Jay-Z, so there's plenty to savor in "The Buzz That Was."

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  11. espnW -- Mark Cuban, Robinson Cano, Stevie Johnson, Josh Reddick ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Mark Cuban says numerology is telling him Brittney Griner could make it in the NBA; Robinson Cano joins forces with Jay-Z; and Josh Reddick resembles the Wolfman. We review another week that doesn't quite add up in The Buzz That Was.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  12. Anna Wilson lives up to family's legacy -espnW

    Jake Thomases

    Anna Wilson, the kid sister of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, is authoring her own storybook career as a high school basketball star and a Division I recruit at Collegiate in Richmond, Va.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  13. W roundtable: From NCAA tournament, to French Open, to Indianapol...

    espnW

    The Super Bowl closed the book on the football season, so our writers weigh in on the sporting events they're most looking forward to this spring. From March Madness to big-time tennis, there's plenty of entertainment to be had.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  14. A tip of our helmets to top defenders

    Lizzie Haldane

    Ray Lewis, who is set to retire after the Super Bowl, is one of just six players to be named the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year multiple times. With six days until Super Bowl XLVII, we tip our helmets to fantastic defenders in the women's game wh...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  15. espnW -- Female athletes pay steep price for controversies

    Jane McManus

    As the Hope Solo and Chamique Holdsclaw controversies show, female athletes can be just as flawed as men -- and the price they pay can be steeper.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  16. W roundtable: Giving thanks for sports

    espnW

    'Tis the season for thankfulness and our writers are serving up a hearty helping of praise for their favorite milestones, moments, stars and characters in this week's W roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012