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  1. FIBA chief says no age limit coming for 2016 Olympics

    Marc Stein

    NBA commissioner David Stern's push to see an age limit of 23 for the men's Olympic basketball tourament is losing steam.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  2. 2012 Olympics -- Why some Olympic athletes are wary of Twitter

    Michael Wilbon

    Twitter has been a way for athletes to share their Olympic experiences. But some are wary of the social space and its sometimes disparaging audience.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  3. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Kevin Durant is Team USA's golden boy

    J.A. Adande

    After a win at the FIBA World Championship helped fuel his rise, Kevin Durant heads into the 2012 Olympics a different player.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  4. 40 greatest female athletes: Sheryl Swoopes

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Sheryl Swoopes' legendary career began in high school, when she led Brownfield (Texas) to its first girls' basketball state title. F...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  5. U.S. women are golden

    Dick Vitale

    U.S. Women Rule In Athens The U.S. women won the gold medal in Olympic basketball and soccer, led by Lisa Leslie and Mia Hamm.

    PackageStory | August 30, 2004
  6. Like 1980, Italy settles for silver

    Not a bad color for Argentina's first Olympic basketball medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2004
  7. Still looking for '72 hoops answers

    Eric Neel

    Page 2's Eric Neel looks to ":03 From Gold" for answers about the 1972 Olympic basketball gold medal game and for the meaning of baseball in "Celebration of Our National Pastime."

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2002
  8. HoopGurlz -- Connecticut Huskies recruit Katie Lou Samuelson, Sta...

    Walter Villa

    Jon Samuelson has two daughters playing basketball at Stanford and another headed to UConn, and while he's helped hone their games in hidden gyms throughout Southern California, finding him at games is no easy task.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  9. espnW -- Influential women and moments in sports history

    In honor of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the most influential women and moments in sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  10. espnW -- Mike Krzyzewski shares tale of awkward Beyoncé encounter...

    D'Arcy Maine

    With a golf course offering a 9/11-themed discount and One Direction fans threatening a soccer player, Coach K's awkwardness around Beyonce was actually a highlight this week.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  11. HoopGurlz -- Top Wisconsin recruit Arike Ogunbowale gives up socc...

    Walter Villa

    Math wiz Arike Ogunbowale, the No. 19 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Terrific 25 for the 2015 class, always adds up to trouble for opponents, especially now that she's given up soccer to concentrate on hoops.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  12. Top freshmen passing on U19 games

    Eamonn Brennan

    If I were an 18-year-old college basketball star, I would want to play for Team USA. Maybe it's because I grew up playing soccer, and representing your state, region or country at various age Olympic Development Program levels was always the goal (on...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  13. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with sports TV consultant Neal Pilson...

    Val Ackerman

    Sports TV consultant Neal Pilson dissects the evolution of women's sports on TV, the current state of network interest, where programming is headed and more.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  14. espnW -- Val Ackerman tries to find male perspective on women's s...

    Val Ackerman

    In her new column for espnW.com, Val Ackerman will talk with prominent male executives to get their ideas about where women's sports are headed.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  15. espnW -- Where do women's sports go from here?

    Val Ackerman

    Recurring questions regarding women's sports are where do we go from here and what it will take to get there? Satisfying everyone involved will take time and a good game plan.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  16. espnW -- Laurel Richie hopes Olympic fans are drawn to WNBA

    Graham Hays

    WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012