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  1. Special Olympics close to heart

    Elena Delle Donne

    Hey guys! Just wanted to check in and let you all know what I've been up to. Last night I had the chance to be a guest coach at the New Trier Special Olympics basketball practice. I had so much fun interacting with the athletes and teaching some ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  2. HoopGurlz -- South Carolina Gamecocks get commitment from A'ja Wi...

    Walter Villa

    Score one for the home team. A'ja Wilson, the No. 1 prospect in the nation, has announced that she'll be staying home and attending South Carolina.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  3. Flashback: Babe adds to legend

    espnW

    On this day in 1954, Babe Didrikson Zaharias won the LPGA Sarasota Open for the second consecutive year. A three-time medalist in track at the 1932 Olympics and an All-American basketball player, Didrikson Zaharias didn't start playing golf until 193...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Buzz That Was -- Ted Ligety wins historic gold medal, and David L...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Ted Ligety made up for "choking" earlier in the Olympics by winning the giant slalom, and our good mood was enhanced by Tony Romo trying to talk titles, David Letterman trying to talk to a snowboarder and Vladimir Putin watching the Russian hockey loss.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  6. HoopGurlz -- Katie Lou Samuelson has sweet shot and is sister to ...

    Walter Villa

    Like her sisters Bonnie and Karlie, Katie Lou Samuelson is highly competitive and a great shooter. But there's no guarantee the Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) wing, No. 2 in the espnW HoopGurlz Super 60 for the 2015 class, will follow them to Stanford.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  7. espnW -- Minnesota Lynx star Seimone Augustus recalls learning to...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    Seimone Augustus fell in love with basketball on the gravel in her front yard with her dad's lawn chairs, bowling gloves and trash cans as teaching tools.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  8. HoopGurlz -- Women's basketball prospect Lauren Cox excels for Te...

    Walter Villa

    Lauren Cox, a 6-4 forward in the 2016 class at Flower Mound (Texas), can handle seemingly any responsibility, from shutting down opposing scorers to taking care of her diabetes.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  9. In The Clutch: Chicago Sky forward Swin Cash had humble start

    espnW

    Her childhood wasn't easy, but it shaped Swin Cash as a person and an athlete. She delivers a message of perseverance and character building to young girls.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  10. 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
  11. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany ...

    Val Ackerman

    Jim Delany has led the Big Ten since 1989 and upped the conference's women's sports participation numbers. Val Ackerman picks his brain in her latest edition of Man Up.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  12. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Warriors president Rick Welts in...

    Val Ackerman

    In the first edition of Man Up, Val Ackerman talks with Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts about the marketing and future of women's sports, and why its differences from men should be appreciated.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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