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  1. Michigan Wolverines plan $168 million athletic facility

    The University of Michigan wants to build a $168 million multiuse facility for its Division I Olympic sports teams.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  2. IOC says FIFA has assured 2022 World Cup won't clash with Winter ...

    The IOC says it has received assurances from FIFA President Sepp Blatter that the 2022 World Cup will not clash with the Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  3. Usain Bolt: Let them play cricket at 2020 Games

    Joy Russo

    We've seen Usain Bolt on the soccer pitch. We've seen him "try out" for the New York Giants. Now, he's playing cricket. On Tuesday, the world's fastest man was in Bangalore, where his sponsor, Puma, organized a seven-a-side, four-over match agains...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  4. espnW -- Sky Blue FC's Nadia Nadim breaks down walls to become wo...

    Graham Hays

    Nadia Nadim escaped the Taliban that stole her father's life in Afghanistan to become an international soccer star in Denmark and in the NWSL.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  5. espnW -- Lindsey Horan leads United States into U20 Women's World...

    Graham Hays

    Lindsey Horan didn't mean to blaze a trail. But the best way for her to improve meant passing on a scholarship to UNC and heading to France. Now, with two years of pro soccer experience, she leads the United States into this week's U20 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  6. espnW -- Portland Thorns FC's Veronica Boquete might be NWSL's be...

    Graham Hays

    Portland midfielder Veronica Boquete, who honed her soccer skills in Spain, is perhaps the best playmaker in the NWSL and has Thorns FC still in the hunt for another pro women's soccer title.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  7. espnW -- Kim Little is secret to Seattle Reign's NWSL sucess

    Graham Hays

    Despite finishing near the bottom of the table a year ago, Seattle Reign FC and Scotland international Kim Little -- the NWSL's leading scorer -- are running away from the rest of the league this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  8. espnW -- Portland Thorns FC puts on quite a show in NWSL

    Graham Hays

    Christine Sinclair scored a hat trick, and Portland scored four unanswered goals in a 6-3 victory over Boston that set the NWSL single-game record for most goals.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  9. espnW -- Boston Breakers and USWNT veteran Heather O'Reilly far f...

    Graham Hays

    As Heather O'Reilly approaches 30, it seems the U.S. national team veteran has played soccer forever. She needs to call on every bit of that experience as she tries to hold her last-place Breakers together heading into Sunday's NWSL match with Portland.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  10. Infographic -- How Aja Evans Got That Body

    From her NFL-style workouts to her training table, here's a look at how bobsledder Aja Evans sculpted her physique.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014
  11. espnW -- FC Kansas City's Nikki Phillips finds place on Polish na...

    Graham Hays

    Nikki Phillips had hoped to play for the U.S. national team. But as the World Cup illustrated, players with dual citizenship sometimes have another option. And in becoming a key member of the Polish national team, the FC Kansas City defender is learning

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  12. 6 Ways 99ers Inspired Carli Lloyd

    Amy Van Deusen

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd has been a leader on the U.S. women's national soccer team for nearly a decade. She was 16, and already a high school standout, when the U.S. women won the 1999 World Cup in front of the largest crowd to eve...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  13. espnW -- Christen Press could be the next big U.S. soccer star

    Graham Hays

    When Christen Press couldn't get a look from the U.S. national team, she stepped out of her comfort zone and went to play professionally in Sweden. Now, with 12 goals in her first 24 appearances for the national team, Press is a rising star.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  14. Soccer star Megan Rapinoe undresses for The Mag - ESPN The Magazi...

    Morty Ain

    Megan Rapinoe talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and about coming out for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  15. Venus Williams, Michael Phelps, Marshawn Lynch lead Body Issue li...

    The sixth annual edition of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue will feature 22 athletes posing nude, including five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  16. Herrera rallies Mexico's golden boys

    Andrea Canales

    Mexico

    Blog | June 05, 2014