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  1. espnw -- LPGA Tour kicks off Asian swing in China

    Mechelle Voepel

    Shanshan Feng was instrumental in getting an official event in mainland China, the LPGA's first stop on a five-country Asian swing.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  2. espnW -- Another Olympic strikeout for baseball and softball

    Donna de Varona

    Softball and baseball's failed bids for reinstatement in the Olympic Games should serve as a wake-up call, and the sports can learn valuable lessons from wrestling's successful pitch back to the international spotlight.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  3. 2013 Wimbledon -- Slippery courts under scrutiny

    Melissa Isaacson

    Despite several spills on the grassy courts, Wimbledon officials maintain that the courts are in the same condition as they have been year in and year out.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  4. espnW -- NWSL debuts with tie between FC Kansas City Blues, Portl...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Two other leagues, the WUSA and Women's Professional Soccer, both came and went. But the NWSL has a smarter business plan, with the backing of the national federations from the United States, Canada and Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  5. espnW -- Paula Radcliffe talks about racing, records, recuperatin...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It's been 10 years since Paula Radcliffe set a world record with her performance in the London Marathon. The racing legend talks about that day and how she's recuperating from injuries that forced her out of the 2012 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  6. espnW -- Tiger and Lindsey are now official ... insert jokes here...

    Sarah Spain

    Now that Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are officially a couple, should we care what these two consenting adults choose to do with their free time and baby-making parts? Probably not. Do we? Abso-freaking-lutely.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  7. espnW: Lance Armstrong's lie one of many we've heard

    Melissa Isaacson

    Years of being lied to by public officials and sports stars has led us to be more cynical about Lance Armstrong's admission of guilt.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  8. espnW -- Alex Morgan takes on leadership role for National Women'...

    Graham Hays

    Alex Morgan is just 23 years old, but she already has become the voice and the face for the National Women's Soccer League.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  9. espnW Headliners -- Why Sloane Stephens is NEXT in women's tennis...

    Shaun Assael

    Sloane Stephens is enjoying being the new it girl of American women's tennis and has gone on a charm offensive over the past year to become the WTA's official ambassador of fun.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  10. Let's savor Kim Clijsters' final summer

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Former world No. 1 Kim Clijsters finally made it official Tuesday, confirming what she's been strongly hinting at since the 2012 season started: She will retire from tennis after the U.S. Open. Clijsters will be able to go out on her terms, endi...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  11. What is next for women's soccer?

    Beau Dure

    With the collapse of the WPS, soccer insiders have various ideas about what comes next and whether there is the commitment to keep a league alive.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  12. Michelle Obama hosts mini-Olympics for D.C. kids

    Melissa Jacobs

    Michelle Obama played host to a mini-Olympics as part of her Let's Move! fight against childhood obesity.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  13. Uprising in London causes unease about Olympics

    Viv Bernstein

    Olympic officials say they will deliver a safe Games in 2012, but history has taught us to brace ourselves.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  14. Calling the Shots -- Refereeing at highest level a long shot in N...

    Sarah Spain

    Since the women's game has evolved, female referees channeled their energies in that direction. The numbers are stacked against them on the men's side.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  15. Calling the Shots -- Women have made forays into men's soccer

    Meri-Jo Borzilleri

    Women have refereed in MLS and lower tiers of the men's international game, and those who have think they are better for it.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011