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  1. We Went There: Five Questions From the FIBA Asia Championship, Ph...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    1. Why bother going there? Fair question. The FIBA Asia Championship is a major regional qualifying tournament, held every two years, that determines who gets to represent Asia in competitions like the Olympics and the Basketball World Cup. (FIBA ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  2. espnW -- Sarah Spain recommends athletes for reality TV

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain breaks down some popular reality TV franchises and the real-life sports stars she'd like to see competing on the small screen.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  3. David Beckham must decide, doesn't rule out Los Angeles Galaxy

    David Beckham said he has a "big decision to make" after his contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy expires and reiterated his desire to play for the British team at the 2012 London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  4. Former Portland Pilots runner closing in on Olympic dream

    Chris Preston

    Guam doesn't send many athletes to the Olympics, but Derek Mandell longed to be one of them. That seemed far-fetched four years ago, but the former Portland runner is close to fulfilling his dream.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  5. Warren, Yanez, Andrade earn Olympic berths with worlds wins

    Rau'shee Warren beat Violito Payla of the Philippines 25-11 on Wednesday to make the quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championships, earning him a spot in Beijing next year in the flyweight division.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2007
  6. Darchinyan to make third title defense at 112

    Dan Rafael

    Vic Darchinyan (24-0, 19 KOs) seeks to defend his 112-pound crown against Diosdado Gabi (26-2-1, 19) of the Philippines in Santa Ynez, Calif., on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2006
  7. FIFA disagrees with WADA on doping bans

    FIFA disagrees with the World Anti-Doping Agency over automatic two-year bans for first-time doping offenders, referring the dispute to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2005