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  1. WTA-ranked tennis players Li Na and Peng Shuai launch new policy ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Shaun Assael writes that Li Na and Peng Shuai have launched a tennis craze in China. But by challenging the communist sports machine, they've also forced the next generation to choose sides.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
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  3. WADA chief bemoans agency's lack of power

    Shaun Assael

    John Fahey, WADA's outgoing president, spent the week complaining about the agency's inability to compel other countries to answer requests or comply to standards, Shaun Assael writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  4. espnW Headliners -- Why Sloane Stephens is NEXT in women's tennis...

    Shaun Assael

    Sloane Stephens is enjoying being the new it girl of American women's tennis and has gone on a charm offensive over the past year to become the WTA's official ambassador of fun.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  5. U.S. Open champion Andy Murray says final was unbelievable - ESPN...

    Shaun Assael

    New U.S. Open and Olympic champion Andy Murray spoke with Shaun Assael about the weight off his shoulders since winning, how long players can last in this game, and his bad habit on the court

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  6. Lance Armstrong and the baseball Hall of Fame vote

    Shaun Assael

    What if Lance Armstrong were on the ballot for the Hall of Fame this year, alongside Sammy Sosa, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens? Would he get in?

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  7. Why Hope Solo and Abby Wambach still back MagicJack owner Dan Bor...

    Shaun Assael and Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Shaun Assael and Peter Keating look at why, despite accusations that he sabotaged the women's professional soccer league, many of women's soccer's biggest stars continue to support MagicJack owner Dan Borislow.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  8. Why Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru didn't live t...

    Shaun Assael

    Why Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru didn't live to see 25 is a story of shocking talent, sudden wealth and bitter intrigue. A year after Wanjiru's death, Shaun Assael takes measure of the case that rocked racing.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  9. Nick Diaz's failed drug test brings forth medical marijuana issue...

    Unless you're a huge MMA fan, you probably didn't notice that the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended a welterweight fighter named Nick Diaz last week for flunking a drug test. It got buried under the avalanche of news about Ryan Braun, but th...

    Blog | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  10. Diana Taurasi passed polygraph test - WNBA

    Shaun Assael

    In December, Turkish basketball club Fenerbahce fired WNBA star Diana Taurasi for allegedly testing positive for Modafinil, a banned stimulant. But Taurasi's defense took a step forward with news that she recently passed a polygraph test.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  11. Details of Lance Armstrong sponsorship by United States Postal Se...

    Shaun Assael

    As a grand jury investigates Lance Armstrong The File digs up previously undisclosed details about the U.S. Postal Service's sponsorship of his cycling team.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  12. The File: Five lawsuits that could change NFL, NCAA, ATP

    Shaun Assael

    There are many frivolous lawsuits clogging up the courts these days. But these five cases may have major ramifications for titans of the sports world including the ATP, NFL and NCAA.

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2010
  13. After finding little evidence of steroid abuse, four states are r...

    Shaun Assael

    In 2007, Texas voted to spend millions on a steroid testing program for high school sports. After finding little evidence of abuse, Texas like other states, is re-evaluating its policy.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  14. Implications of sentence extend beyond Marion Jones

    Shaun Assael

    The judge was speaking to Marion Jones in White Plains, N.Y, when he handed down that six-month sentence on Friday, but he could be heard in Houston and San Francisco, too, writes ESPN The Magazine's Shaun Assael.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2008
  15. Gatlin's cooperation nets him next to nothing

    Shaun Assael

    A four-year ban is Justin Gatlin's "reward" for cooperating with federal authorities in a doping probe? ESPN The Magazine's Shaun Assael is still searching for the common sense in that decision.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2008
  16. Only the truly naive will believe this version of Jones' story

    Shaun Assael

    Marion Jones pleaded guilty on Friday, but her story still has plenty of holes, writes ESPN The Magazine's Shaun Assael.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2007
  17. The implausible deniability of Marion Jones

    Shaun Assael

    From the first time he met Marion Jones years ago, ESPN The Magazine's Shaun Assael has been listening to her denials of performance-enhancing drug use. Now he finally knows better.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2007