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  1. espnW -- Kikkan Randall's latest Olympic podium bid falls short

    Jim Caple

    It was supposed to be a day when Kikkan Randall stood on the Olympic cross-country podium and helped shine a spotlight on her sport. Instead, it was a day of near-misses and disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. For Maya Moore, sports shine out of spotlight

    Maya Moore

    Two-time Honda Cup recipient Maya Moore tells how a game of lacrosse -- that's right, lacrosse, not basketball -- at UConn changed her perception of women's sports.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  5. National judo champion Christal Ransom is throwing her weight aro...

    Leslie Goldman

    National judo champion Christal Ransom seeks a brighter spotlight for her sport as she eyes the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2011