Men have been coaching prominent women's sports for decades. So why was it so gasp worthy when Andy Murray hired former top-ranked player Ameile Mauresmo as his coach? Because it's precedent setting. And frankly it's about time.
With the 76ers inking high school sensation Kevin Grow, who has Down syndrome, to a two-day contract and Lindsey Jacobellis becoming the latest Olympian to rescue a Sochi puppy, it was a sports day worth savoring.
Marcus Smart admits he was wrong to shove an opposing fan, but he's not totally at fault. It's time for the NCAA to step up and protect its unpaid student-athletes from the increasingly personal and abusive insults.
Stillwater, Okla., is known as a close-knit community, and the loss of women's basketball coaches Kurt Budke and Miranda Serna has hit everyone from the employees at the local Perkins to the football and men's basketball teams.
We're down to 16 teams in the NCAA softball tournament, and the Super Regionals start today. espnW has you covered with all the storylines and players to watch in the best-of-three series at eight locations across the country.
ESPN analyst Michele Smith, who knows a thing or two about pitching, says college pitchers are much more advanced than they used to be. As NCAA tournament play gets under way, she assesses the top arms in college softball.
Until spring arrives (please be right, Punxsutawney Phil), we've got sports to keep us warm. Last night brought us another scorching night of hoops, with Jimmer Fredette, buzzer-beaters, upsets and another 40-plus game from Kevin Durant.
Women's hoops fans rejoice! Three of the top five teams in the country are in action tonight, including the No. 1 Baylor Lady Bears and the No. 2 UConn Huskies. A big night of basketball will get you through hump day.