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  1. espnW -- Max Aaron seeks redemption at this week's world figure s...

    Amy Rosewater

    After losing out on a chance to compete at the Sochi Olympics, Max Aaron is looking for some redemption at this week's World Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  2. Golden Moment

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    On this day in 1998, the United States women's hockey team struck gold at the Nagano Olympics. Six countries were in the field at the inaugural tournament -- the top five finishers at the previous world championships and host nation Japan. Facing rei...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  3. espnW -- Canada, United States do not disappoint in preliminary O...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The new Olympic format gave fans a chance to see hockey powers face off early in the tournament. Canada and the United States did not disappoint, even if one team needed the early victory more.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  4. Happy birthday, Nikki McCray!

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    Happy birthday, Nikki McCray! The two-time gold medalist and three-time WNBA All-Star turns 42 today. As a standout guard at Tennessee, McCray led the Lady Vols to three SEC regular-season titles, two conference tournament championships and four NCAA...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  5. espnW -- Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross on journey to 2016 R...

    Beverly Oden

    After competing against each other for a decade, Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross paired up in what could be a beach volleyball dream team to try to win gold at the Rio Olympics, if they can develop the right rapport.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  6. espnW -- Tornado Black shows off remarkable game to go with memor...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Tornado Black has a memorable name to go with her remarkable game. And that's just how Gayal Black, the mom of the up-and-coming tennis player, wanted it.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  7. espnw -- LPGA tournament at Augusta National would be must-see

    Johnette Howard

    If the Royal & Ancient can throw open its doors to host a women's tournament at St. Andrews, why can't Augusta follow suit?

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  8. espnW -- Team USA comes up short in ISF Junior World Championship...

    Graham Hays

    For eight of its nine games, the USA junior national softball team dominated the ISF Junior World Championship, but came up short when it counted, losing to Japan 4-0. All is not lost, though.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  9. espnW -- Kerri Walsh Jennings finds magic, inspiration on trip to...

    Kerri Walsh Jennings

    Kerri Walsh Jennings inspired thousands of girls on her trip to Walt Disney World and was in turn inspired for her quest to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  10. Saluting a pair of pioneers

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    Althea Gibson and Wilma Rudolph were part the first class elected into the Black Sports Hall of Fame when it was formed on this day in 1973. Gibson became the first black woman to win a Grand Slam singles tournament at the French Open in 1956, and sh...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  11. Epiphanny Prince, Russia fail to qualify for women's worlds

    Epiphanny Prince will head back to Chicago a little sooner than expected.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  12. espnW -- Will expanded Women's World Cup field help or hurt women...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The Women's World Cup field will expand from 16 to 24 teams in 2015. Will the growth help or hurt the women's game? Some believe it is a necessity.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  13. First gold on the greens

    Lizzie Haldane

    Today we honor Margaret Ives Abbott, the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal - even if she never knew it. Playing in a nine-hole tournament in 1900 in Paris with her mother, she shot a 47 and won the cup. As the story goes, the 1900 Pa...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  14. Alex Morgan scores 2 goals as U.S. blanks Canada

    Alex Morgan scored twice to lead the United States over Canada 3-0 Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2013
  15. espnW -- Five things to watch for at World Women's Hockey Champio...

    Lisa Wallace

    From the Canada-United States rivalry to Russia's medal hopes, here are five things to watch for at this week's World Women's Hockey Championship in Ottawa.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  16. Algarve Cup -- Alex Morgan scores 2 goals in U.S. win over German...

    The United States gave Tom Sermanni a title in his first tournament as coach of the American women's team.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013