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  1. espnW -- Swimmer Missy Franklin still adjusting to post-Olympics ...

    Wayne Drehs

    It has been a whirlwind ride for Missy Franklin since winning five medals at the London Olympics three months ago. Now, she is looking ahead to college and helping carry the torch in the sport of swimming.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  2. espnW Headliners -- Claressa Shields not giving up the fight

    Jim Caple

    Claressa Shields' boxing gold medal hasn't brought endorsements or TV interviews, but the 17-year-old isn't giving up the fight.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  3. espnW Headliners -- Katie Ledecky more confident after winning Ol...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Winning an Olympic gold medal can bring a lot of attention and pressure. But for 15-year-old swimmer Katie Ledecky, the experience has brought her more confidence, in and out of the pool.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  4. 2012 Olympics -- All these years later, Olympians' stories just a...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Has covering the Summer Games changed in the past 16 years? A lot. But one thing has remained the same -- telling these athletes' stories never gets old.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  5. 2012 Olympics -- Will U.S. women's success in London be springboa...

    Jackie MacMullan

    The London Olympics were a benchmark for women, especially U.S. women. But what does that mean beyond the Games? For two team sports, the hope and expectation is their accomplishments in London will be a springboard to something more.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  6. 2012 Olympics -- Sanya Richards-Ross, Allyson Felix lead U.S. wom...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Led by its two supernovas, Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix, the U.S. women's track team put an exclamation point on its stellar Olympics with a win in the 4x400 relay.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Candace Parker, Team USA make it look ea...

    Jackie MacMullan

    Winning a fifth consecutive gold medal wasn't easy for Candace Parker and the U.S. women's basketball team. It just looked that way.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women win fifth straight gold medal

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women got control early and went on to rout France 86-50 to win their fifth consecutive gold medal and 41st straight Olympic contest.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Abby Wambach hopes to keep playing

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Abby Wambach isn't done yet. The 32-year-old forward and heart of the U.S. women's soccer team wants to play in the 2015 Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Carli Lloyd delivers legendary performanc...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    When the London Games opened, Carli Lloyd wasn't even in the U.S. women's starting lineup. But the midfielder was right where she needed to be Thursday, scoring both goals in a 2-1 win over Japan that gave the Americans redemption and a third consecutive Olympic gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Team USA is too good to be upset

    Mechelle Voepel

    France is already assured of its first women's basketball medal. But to make any run for the gold against a more talented and experienced U.S. team, France must play the best game it ever has.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Women's boxing a huge success

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Katie Taylor gave her vociferous Irish fans a thrill, and Claressa Shields beat down someone twice her age. Yes, the women boxers proved they belong on the biggest stage.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  13. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Diana Taurasi brings winning attitude to ...

    Jackie MacMullan

    She jaws at her teammates and pushes the opponent. But the U.S. women's basketball team has come to depend on Diana Taurasi's play and emotional energy.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  14. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Depth again carries U.S. women's basketba...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Australia gave Team USA its toughest game of the Olympics, but depth again led the Americans to victory.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  15. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Aly Raisman's grand finale proves timing ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Aly Raisman's grand finale to the Olympic gymnastics competition proves yet again that timing is everything in this demanding sport.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  16. 2012 Olympics -- There are no losers here

    Jackie MacMullan

    Those who are far -- very, very far -- from medal contention still have accomplished much, Jackie MacMullan writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012