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  1. 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
  2. espnW--A look back at the memorable year in sports

    Sarah Spain

    Some holiday cheer to our sports stars -- from Brittney Griner to Serena Williams to McKayla Maroney to Tamika Catchings -- who gave us plenty of moments to remember in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2012
  3. 2012 U.S. Open -- Is debate about sets played or good tennis?

    Jane McManus

    Debate about whether women deserve equal pay at Grand Slam tournaments continues. But is it really about how many sets they play or good tennis?

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  4. Celebrate Title IX by fighting for it

    Johnette Howard

    Imagine what the world would look like without Title IX. Then celebrate the advances made by continuing the fight.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  5. Whitney Houston's songs inspired many, including female athletes

    Adena Andrews

    Whitney Houston's music taught me, and more than a few female athletes, to look inside ourselves and believe.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  6. Games We're Watching -- Feeling Minnesota

    Sarah Spain

    On a busy night in the WNBA, the spotlight is on the Lynx, who look for a franchise-best 10th straight win. Up in Toronto Serena Williams and Kim Clijsters highlight a full day of tennis at the Rogers Cup. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  7. Calling the Shots -- Officially unbalanced

    Jane McManus

    There is only one woman official in major American men's sports. But there are some who hope to soon break that glass ceiling.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  8. Games We're Watching -- A wide world of sports

    Amanda Rykoff

    From Wimbledon finals in London to the Women's World Cup in Germany to baseball and hoops in the States, here are the Games We're Watching this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  9. Games We're Watching -- All eyes across the pond

    Amanda Rykoff

    The ladies' semifinals take Centre Court at Wimbledon today, while two Group A showdowns highlight the Women's World Cup. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  10. Games We're Watching -- The last American hero

    Sarah Spain

    Mardy Fish is the only American singles player left at Wimbledon and today he'll have to beat the best to stay alive. Men's quarterfinal action at the All England Club, World Cup matches and baseball make up the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  11. Women in Pro Sports -- Can women play with the men?

    Jane McManus

    Since Title IX, the number of women participating in sports has skyrocketed, and the skill level has improved significantly. And still we wonder: Can an exceptional woman ever crack the ranks of men's pro sports? Or should she even try?

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  12. Games We're Watching: Fight off football withdrawal

    Sarah Spain

    After a season of Sundays spent watching football, the dent in your couch is perfectly formed to your rear. Now's not the time to get up and do something with your life. Stay inside, grab some snacks and find a way to power through this weekend.

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  13. Games We're Watching: What we're watching, er, DVRing

    Abigail Lorge

    Deep into the second week of the Australian Open, it's easy to identify the tennis fans among us. They're the ones nodding off at their desks, converting temperatures to Celsius, and considering getting chest tattoos, a la women's finalist Li Na of China.

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  14. Games We're Watching: Blast from the past

    Adena Andrews

    Take a trip back in time as Tracy McGrady starts -- and might actually be effective -- for a team again. While you're at it, you also can enjoy some competitive conference play among the nation's top women's and men's college teams.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  15. Games We're Watching: What all the Hoop-la is about

    Adena Andrews

    The Clippers' Blake Griffin will be delivering soul-crushing dunks, while the Ohio State Buckeyes look to continue their undefeated season. Tonight is filled with hoops action.

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  16. Games We're Watching: Super Sunday hangover hoops

    Sarah Spain

    Our football fix for the next week and change will be limited to leaked Super Bowl commercials, endless predictions and talk of ticket prices. If you're more into actual game action, there's plenty of hoops and tennis to keep you glued to your couch.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2011