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  1. NCAA softball -- Five burning questions for 2014 season

    Graham Hays

    Some things we know for certain -- Lauren Chamberlain will dominate, for instance. But in a softball season without a clear favorite team, it's only fitting that we begin by throwing out some questions.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2014
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  3. Happy Birthday Tanya Harding

    espnW

    Happy birthday, Tanya Harding! The four-time Olympic softball player with the memorable name turns 42 today. The pitcher led the Australian team to four consecutive Olympics and won three bronze medals (1996, 2000, 2008) and one silver in 2004. Hardi...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
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  5. New IOC president says baseball, softball possible for 2020

    New IOC president Thomas Bach says there is a possibility that baseball and softball could be added to the program for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  6. Sochi or bust

    Alana Nichols

    When I was growing up, being a jock was my thing. I played three sports -- softball, basketball and volleyball -- until I had to drop basketball my sophomore year of high school because it was too tough time-wise. When I started snowboarding in eight...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  7. espnW -- Another Olympic strikeout for baseball and softball

    Donna de Varona

    Softball and baseball's failed bids for reinstatement in the Olympic Games should serve as a wake-up call, and the sports can learn valuable lessons from wrestling's successful pitch back to the international spotlight.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  8. IOC's wrestle with indecision hurt baseball, softball bid

    Jim Caple

    It's not hard to grasp that wrestling deserved to be in the Olympic Games. But so do baseball and softball. It's time to cut the elitist sports and let the people play, Jim Caple writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  9. espnW -- What's next for softball after failed Olympic bid?

    Graham Hays

    Striking out for the third time in a bid to bring softball back to the Olympics might mean it's time to move on, but it doesn't mean the sport is dead in the U.S. -- far from it. The challenge lies in keeping stars in the spotlight after college.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  10. Olympian Jennie Finch

    Finch went 119-16 at Arizona, including an NCAA record 60 straight wins. Welcome to SportsNation! On Monday, former U.S. Olympic softball medalist Jennie Finch stops by to chat about Sunday's announcement that wrestling beat out the baseball/softb...

    Chat | September 09, 2013
  11. Wrestling gets reinstated for 2020 Olympics

    Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics, seven months after losing its spot.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  12. 2020 Olympics -- Antonio Castro campaigning to help baseball win ...

    Paula Lavigne

    Antonio Castro is a promoter of a cause. But unlike his famous father, former Cuban president Fidel Castro, he presents himself without fanfare. He is ready to be an ambassador -- all in the name of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  13. Sadaharu Oh backs baseball, softball for 2020 Olympics

    Japanese home run king Sadaharu Oh is going to bat for baseball and softball's bid to get back in the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2013
  14. United States loses to Japan in Softball World Cup final

    The United States advanced to the gold-medal game in the eighth World Cup of Softball with a 10-3 win over Puerto Rico in five innings on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2013
  15. espnW -- Young U.S. team loses to Japan in World Cup of Softball

    Graham Hays

    Saturday's 7-4 loss to Japan in the World Cup of Softball was a learning experience for a young American squad that features 12 rookies.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2013
  16. U.S. beaten by Japan at World Cup of Softball

    Misato Kawona hit a leadoff homer during a three-run first inning and added a run-scoring single in a three-run fourth, helping Japan beat the United States 7-4 on Saturday night in the eighth World Cup of Softball.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013
  17. Softball chief plugs sport ahead of Olympic vote

    In stating his case for including softball in the 2020 Olympics, the president of the International Softball Federation says the sport would add value to the games and provide opportunities for young women around the world to pursue their athletic dreams.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013
  18. U.S. beats Australia 4-0 at World Cup of Softball

    Jessica Moore thought she pitched only "OK" on Friday night against Australia in the World Cup of Softball. At least as OK as one can be throwing a one-hit shutout.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013