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  1. Team USA Has So Many Terrific Players, Not Enough Spots

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women's basketball team will be favored in the world championship no matter whom it selects, but deciding which superb players to leave off the squad will be brutally difficult, writes Mechelle Voepel.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  2. espnW -- Diana Taurasi of Phoenix Mercury and formerly Connecticu...

    Diana Taurasi -- coming off her first double-double of the 2014 season on Tuesday -- is still going strong as she celebrates her 32nd birthday today. To honor the Phoenix Mercury star, we highlight some of the top moments in her career.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  3. espnW: Jennie Finch, Stefanie Dolson, Swin Cash, Heather McPhie r...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Jennie Finch, Stefanie Dolson, Swin Cash and Heather McPhie celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of "Mean Girls" by performing their favorite quotes.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  4. Nikki McCray of South Carolina Gamecocks diagnosed with breast ca...

    South Carolina assistant coach Nikki McCray will continue to coach through the season after being diagnosed with breast cancer, the school announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  5. Candace Parker's Uplifting Night

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    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Candace Parker will become the sixth Tennessee Lady Vol to have her jersey retired into the rafters at Thompson-Boling Arena prior to tonight's SEC showdown between No. 5 Tennessee and No. 16 LSU. During her days in Kno...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  6. Happy birthday, Nikki McCray!

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    Happy birthday, Nikki McCray! The two-time gold medalist and three-time WNBA All-Star turns 42 today. As a standout guard at Tennessee, McCray led the Lady Vols to three SEC regular-season titles, two conference tournament championships and four NCAA...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  7. Silence is not golden -espnW

    Kate Fagan

    We have yet to harness the full power of the Sochi/Russia anti-gay law conversation because some voices remain silent. Why? Many fail to see the fears and pressures weighing on a large segment of the sports community: gay female athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  8. espnW -- Diana Taurasi, who has won NCAA, WNBA and Olympic basket...

    Michelle Smith

    Diana Taurasi, voted the third-most influential Hispanic female athleteof all time in a poll conducted by espnW and ESPN Deportes, has accomplished everything in basketball, but burns to get better.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  9. 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
  10. espnW -- Key moment from Nine for IX film Swoopes

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    We look at one pivotal scene from the Nine for IX film "Swoopes," a scene when hoops star Sheryl Swoopes acknowledges her sexuality.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  11. Chamique Holdsclaw rebounds, free from 'mental prison'

    Chamique Holdsclaw is getting her life back in order after being trapped in what felt like a "mental prison" following her arrest last November.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  12. Royal family, W style

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    As the Great Kate Wait hits its final lap, what better time than the present to salute a few members of the women's sports royal family? It all starts, of course, with the legend Billie Jean King. And we certainly can't ignore Olympic boxer Queen Und...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  13. espnW -- USA Softball botches Keilani Ricketts' deal

    Graham Hays

    USA Softball has enough problems on its plate without creating more, but that's exactly what it did when trying to force its biggest star, Keilani Ricketts, into a long-term deal.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  14. Music is my passion

    Angel McCoughtry

    People know me as a WNBA player and for helping Team USA win a gold medal in the Olympics last summer, but off the court, not everyone knows I'm very passionate about music, and have recorded a number of songs. Music is very import...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  15. 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
  16. In The Clutch: Chicago Sky forward Swin Cash had humble start

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    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