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  1. espnw -- Natalie Nakase breaks new ground as NBA assistant coach

    Kate Fagan

    After two years of diligent film study and analysis with the Clippers, Natalie Nakase got an unexpected call from Doc Rivers. The Clippers wanted her to become the first woman to be an assistant coach in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  2. 2014 NCAA softball tournament -- Women's College World Series has...

    Graham Hays

    Attendance for the entire tournament in 1981 -- the first year the NCAA sanctioned a championship -- was 17,740, less than were expected to attend Saturday's two sessions at Hall of Fame Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  3. espnW -- Female referees deserve their chance at the pros

    Jane McManus

    The NFL has included two women on its list of officials. Clearly they know what they're signing up for, so let them prove their mettle, just like their male counterparts did.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  4. espnW -- Study shows declining numbers among Division I women coa...

    espnW.com

    Many colleges are not hiring as many female coaches to lead their women's sports teams, according to a recent report published this week by the University of Minnesota's Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  5. 2013 Open Championship -- R&A chief says gender issues don't comp...

    Bob Harig

    The Royal & Ancient intends to look at the issue of male-only clubs after the British Open, but the head of the governing body says gender policies don't compare to racism or religious discrimination.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  6. Hook, line and sinker

    espnW

    Go fish! You won't be alone. Today we celebrate National Go Fishing Day. According to a 2011 study by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 33.1 million Americans fished in 2011 and spent $41.8 billion hoping to land that legendary whopper. Of the 33.1...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  7. Catch some rays today

    Lizzie Haldane

    Go on, enjoy those warm rays today because, back in 1978, former President Jimmy Carter declared May 3 National Sun Day. Studies have shown that 20-30 minutes of natural sunlight at least three times a week will do wonders for your physical and menta...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  8. Jim Sabiston's words will be in our hearts

    Haley Peters

    DURHAM, N.C. -- The first time I met Jim Sabiston was at a Duke football tailgate on my official visit, after I had committed. He knew everything about my high school career, who I was as a player, the kind of person I was, what I wanted to study. ...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  9. Wake up and work out on Fat Tuesday

    Lizzie Haldane

    Put down the beignets and start off Fat Tuesday right -- by burning off more of that adipose tissue on an empty stomach. A study published in the "British Journal of Nutrition" concluded that people who exercise right after they wake up, burn 20 perc...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  10. A chocolate a day keeps the doctor away?

    Lizzie Haldane

    It's basically engrained in our genes to crave chocolate. And in honor of the 119th anniversary of Hershey's Chocolate Company being founded, we wanted to share some good news about the goodness. Study after study proves it can do more than just make...

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  11. WNBA gets A-plus grade for diversity

    Lizzie Haldane

    Today we honor Martin Luther King Jr., who fought for equality for all people. And, according to a 2012 study by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, the WNBA is well on its way to realizing King's dream. The "Racial and Gender Report Car...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  12. Take good care of your knees today

    Lizzie Haldane

    Many assume the majority of sports-related knee injuries occur due to direct contact -- as was the case with the blow Nancy Kerrigan suffered 19 years ago today in the whack heard 'round the world -- but studies prove otherwise. Contact only accounts...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  13. Change in the air?

    Lizzie Haldane

    Ring in 2013 with accountability. People who make New Year's resolutions are 10 times more likely to successfully establish change than non-resolvers who have identical goals and comparable motivation to change, according to a 2002 study by Dr. John ...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  14. Duke's very own Dr. Doolittle

    Natasha Anasi

    Duke soccer player Natasha Anasi talks with her teammate Erin Koballa about volunteering at the Duke Lemur Center and her plans to study veterinary medicine....

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  15. 2012 U.S. Open -- Do attractive athletes have more incentive to e...

    Jane McManus

    A recent study suggests that attractive athletes have more incentive to excel at their sport than others because of the endorsements that await them. Does that theory apply to Maria Sharapova and others on the WTA Tour?

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  16. Top 35 is key for Danica Patrick before Darlington

    Brant James

    If the No. 10 car fails to meet the top-35 mark, Danica Patrick will have to qualify at Darlington, and that could put a wrench in some carefully laid plans.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2012