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  1. Happy 52, Nancy Hogshead-Makar

    espnW

    Happy birthday, Nancy Hogshead-Makar! The legendary American swimmer and advocate turns 52 today. A national champion as a teenager, Hogshead qualified for the Olympics while still in high school but she did not compete due to the U.S. boycott of the...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. espnW -- U.S. skeleton racer Noelle Pikus-Pace slides into retire...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    With a long journey to the Olympic podium behind her, U.S. skeleton star Noelle Pikus-Pace focuses on endurance training and family time.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  3. Dreaming of another Olympics

    Aly Raisman

    The first question they asked was: Are you going to go to Rio? I was sitting in a room full of reporters, high above London's North Greenwich Arena. Twenty minutes earlier, I had won my third Olympic medal -- we'd won the women's team title the we...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  4. Stephanie Jallen, other Sochi stars take part in one last team ce...

    Jane McManus

    Stars from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams descended upon the nation's capitol for one last celebration of their accomplishments at the Sochi Games.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  5. espnW -- Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados a hit with teammates, f...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Shannon Szabados broke American hearts in Sochi, but she's proving to be a hit with U.S. fans and teammates as the first woman in the SPHL.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  6. The silver lining behind Americans' medal-less worlds -- espnW

    Amy Rosewater

    U.S. skaters left last week's World Figure Skating Championships empty-handed, but the event wasn't a total loss for the Americans.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  7. Back in the day: Ashley Caldwell

    Ashley Caldwell

    In our new espnW series, elite athletes look back at their rookie days. I was a gymnast growing up, and took my first stab at freestyle skiing when I was 13 and went to a training camp at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY. I made the ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  8. espnW -- What to watch for at this week's world championships

    Amy Rosewater

    With future world spots on the line and wide-open races in the men's and ladies' competitions, we break down what you should watch for at this week's World Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  9. espnW -- Max Aaron seeks redemption at this week's world figure s...

    Amy Rosewater

    After losing out on a chance to compete at the Sochi Olympics, Max Aaron is looking for some redemption at this week's World Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  10. A whole new ballgame

    Elana Meyers

    If you come home from the Olympics as a medalist, you're on a high: There are events, speaking engagements, trips to the Oscars. But not for me this time -- I've been MIA. The reason? I'm at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., try...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  11. espnW -- Missy Franklin far from lone Olympian competing at 2014 ...

    Lia Neal and Missy Franklin may be two of the most famous Olympians swimming this week at the NCAA championships, but they've got company. Olympians from countries such as Iceland, Sweden, Poland, Egypt, Singapore and Bulgaria also will lap it up.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  12. My 10 best snapshots

    Hilary Knight

    Hilary Knight, a forward on the U.S. women's hockey team that earned silver at the Sochi Olympics, takes a look back at her favorite photos from the Games -- and updates us on what's next for her. Who is ready for Sochi? We're all leaning in for a...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  13. espnW -- Gear Box -- GPS watches

    A GPS watch can be one of your most essential endurance training tools. Here are five that offer an array of features for every runner.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  14. espnW -- Dancing with the Stars has long history of sports stars ...

    A new season of "Dancing with the Stars" -- featuring Meryl Davis, Charlie White, Amy Purdy, Diana Nyad and Sean Avery -- is set to open Monday. In honor of Season 18's sporty cast, we look back at some of the show's top-performing athletes from years pas

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  15. Looking back

    Julie Chu

    We went to the Olympics thinking -- believing -- that we had prepared, and that we had the ability to win a gold medal. But that's not the way the final game turned out. We were up by two goals heading into the last three minutes and 26 seconds. Then...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  16. espnW -- Gear Box -- Trail shoes

    Shoemakers have upped the ante when it comes to style and technology in trail-specific footwear.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 10, 2014