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  1. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Harvey Schiller on softball in l...

    Val Ackerman

    What is the state of women's softball? Will the sport return to the Olympics? Val Ackerman talks with IOC Commission on Women and Sport board member Harvey Schiller about this and more in her latest Man Up column.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  2. Jennie Finch is the face of softball to many fans, and she chats ...

    Thomas Neumann

    Page 2 talks with softball star Jennie Finch about retirement, competition and, yes, MC Hammer.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  3. Jennie Finch on softball 2016 snub: 'This fight isn't over'

    On a day when her sport lost another bid to get back into the Olympics, U.S. softball star Jennie Finch vowed that "this fight isn't over."

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  4. IOC recommends golf, rugby for 2016 Games

    International Olympic leaders are recommending golf and rugby for inclusion in the 2016 Summer Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  5. Golf over softball in the 2016 Olympics? We debate the IOC's deci...

    Did the IOC make the right decision by recommending golf over softball for the 2016 Olympics? Bob Harig and Graham Hays debate the decision.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  6. International Softball Federation plans initiative to develop gam...

    International softball officials announced a new initiative Wednesday to develop the game across Africa, a day before a crucial decision on the sport's bid for Olympic reinstatement.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  7. Golf, rugby among favorites to join Olympics for 2016

    Golf, along with rugby sevens, look to be the favorites among the sports being considered Thursday for inclusion in the 2016 Summer Games by the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  8. Seven sports bid for inclusion in 2016 Olympics

    Seven sports hoping to be included in the 2016 Olympics made their pitch to the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2009
  9. Softball pledges funds to Africa as part of Olympic reinstatement...

    Softball took its campaign for Olympic reinstatement to Africa, pledging $100,000 to help develop the sport among youth on the continent.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2009
  10. Baseball, softball among seven sports to make case for 2016 Olymp...

    Leaders of baseball and softball, along with five other sports seeking inclusion in the 2016 Summer Games, will present their cases Friday to the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2008
  11. Fernandez was a hit for UCLA and USA softball

    George J. Tanber

    People told Lisa Fernandez she was too short or didn't have the right build to play softball at the highest level. So she went out to prove to the world that not only could she pitch, she also could hit.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2008
  12. Softball coach Enquist, gymnast Miller among Hall of Fame inducte...

    Former UCLA softball coach Sue Enquist and Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller are the newest members of the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2008
  13. Golf among seven sports seeking inclusion in 2016 Games

    Softball, baseball and golf are among seven sports under consideration for inclusion at the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2008
  14. IOC to go ahead with vote on expelling sports

    Despite pressure to postpone the vote on sport cuts, the IOC executive board said it would proceed as scheduled Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2002
  15. IOC moves to delay vote on reducing sports until '05

    Any chance for golf to become an Olympic sport at the 2008 Games in Beijing could come Friday in Mexico City.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2002
  16. Rogge: Vote will be 'close call'

    Facing intense lobbying from baseball and softball, IOC president Jacques Rogge predicted Tuesday that next month's vote on whether to drop the sports from the Olympics will be a "close call."

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2002