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  1. espnW -- Uphill climb for expansion Houston Dash

    Graham Hays

    Scoring will be hard for the expansion Houston Dash, but the collection of players left unprotected by other teams and high-profile rookie Kealia Ohai is out to prove they belong.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  2. NCAA women's soccer -- Talented Stanford senior class writes perf...

    Graham Hays

    After four consecutive trips to the College Cup, Stanford finally came up with a 1-0 victory behind a talented group of seniors who raised the program's profile.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2011
  3. 2011 Pan Ams -- U.S. faces tough road from Mexico to London

    Dana Beck

    Handball players are among the world's most explosive and exciting athletes, but the sport's low profile in the U.S. puts the American team at a disadvantage.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  4. Power Players -- Kathy Carter has her eye on the soccer ball

    Whitney Holtzman

    The Soccer United Marketing president talks about growing MLS and the game in North America as part of espnW's Power Players series.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2011
  5. Rachelle Friedman's unbreakable spirit

    Whitney Holtzman

    An accident left Rachelle Friedman wheelchair bound. Since, she has found a healing power in the most unlikely of places -- quad rugby.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2011
  6. Sweepless in Seattle

    Whitney Holtzman

    Sports have been dreary in Seattle recently: The Sonics fled town, the Seahawks still haven't won a Super Bowl and the M's just suffered a 17-game losing streak.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  7. Nigeria's light fails to shine

    Mo Akiode

    Blunders by government and sports federations rob girls of their spot in basketball world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  8. Women's World Cup -- Mexico, England hope to raise soccer's profi...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    The World Cup is about more than winning and losing. As the game is valued more, more athletes are drawn to the sport and more opportunities evolve.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  9. Women's World Cup -- Turkey soccer on the rise

    Awista Ayub

    The country may be as soccer crazed as its European neighbors, but the sport is just catching on among girls and the future is looking bright.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  10. Women's World Cup -- What's the goal? Empower girls through socce...

    Lindsey Emery

    A group of Indonesian teenaged girls visit the Pacific Northwest as part of Hillary Clinton's Women's World Cup Initiative.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  11. Mo Akiode: Nigeria's Falcons really are Super

    Mo Akiode

    Despite being headed to the World Cup yet again, the women's soccer team hasn't gotten the credit it deserves -- even in its own country.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  12. Women's World Cup: How soccer can change the world

    Awista Ayub

    While women's soccer enjoys popularity stateside, it's a different story across the globe. From South Africa to Afghanistan, the sport is catching on, but there is work to do in promoting the global game on the women's side.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  13. The Pro's Questionnaire -- It's always sunny for Brandi Chastain

    Amanda Rykoff

    From her mother to her son, Brandi Chastain talks about the importance of her family, missing her U.S. teammates and trying to add sunshine to every day.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  14. The Pro's Questionnaire -- Heather O'Reilly is gaga for Lady Gaga...

    Brant James

    The U.S. soccer star talks about her love of music, greatest fear and her most treasured possession. Hint: He's priceless.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  15. The Pro's Questionnaire -- Christie Rampone prefers to lead by ex...

    Brant James

    For U.S. soccer star Christie Rampone, devotion to her children rules her game and her life.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2011
  16. For Greta Neimanas, her Paralympic goals are right on track

    Christian Camozzi

    Paralympic track cyclist Greta Neimanas talks cycling, excelling, and what it means to turn herself inside out for the love of sport.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011