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  1. Venus Williams, Michael Phelps, Marshawn Lynch lead Body Issue li...

    The sixth annual edition of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue will feature 22 athletes posing nude, including five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  2. Courting Jamaica

    Connie Aitcheson

    A clinic conducted by the Williams sisters thrilled youngsters in Jamaica, where there is a push on to grow tennis in a country dominated by track and field.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2013
  3. Big serves narrow the U.S generation gap

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Sloane Stephens, Jaime Hapton and Madison Keys are using their big serves to narrow the gap between them and the Williams sisters in American women's tennis, Kamakshi Tandon writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  4. Tim Tebow, Gronk, Solo need reality shows

    Lynn Hoppes

    With the news last week that baseball legend Pete Rose is working with TLC on a reality show, Playbook has decided to look at who else should be doing the same thing. We've asked former NFL receiver Hank Baskett, who is married to Kendra Wilkinson...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  5. 40 greatest female athletes: Venus Williams

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Tennis star Venus Williams was 14 when she turned pro. At 17, she reached her first U.S. Open final. Now 31, Williams has collected 43 W...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  6. Matt Wilhelm teams with President Obama, sports stars in anti-bul...

    Colin Bane

    BMX rider Matt Wilhelm teams with President Obama and other sports stars in "Stop Bullying: Speak Up," an anti-bullying show that airs Sunday on the Cartoon Network.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2012
  7. Wimbledon -- American tennis in a nosedive

    Pete Alfano

    As U.S. players tumble out of the Top 10, the sport is flourishing in other countries. In response, the USTA has revamped its system to reach players at a younger age.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  8. Forbes says Tiger Woods still top sports celebrity on Celebrity 1...

    Tiger Woods has not finished a tournament atop the leaderboard in 18 months. Nonetheless, Forbes says the world's former No. 1 golfer remains the biggest celebrity in the sports world.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  9. Verbal volleys: Quotes of the year in tennis

    Kamakshi Tandon

    For some players, the serve-and-volley game spills from the court into the media room. ESPN.com salutes the tours' top talkers, zingers and passing shots of 2010.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  10. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    A-Rod returned Sunday from the DL and what happened? 2 for 5 at the plate, 1 RBI. Final: Blue Jays 7, Yankees 3. (AP Photo) Rangers' Josh Hamilton Talks Of Extended Absence Josh Hamilton's bruised ribs could keep the major league batting leade...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  11. "Come to Win" a timeless message

    Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN.com

    "Come to Win" is an athlete-driven project based on a refreshing concept -- curiosity about what makes other people tick. Venus Williams, along with her sister Serena, has one of the all-time long-odds success stories. But rather than focusing on her...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  12. Venus Williams' book: "Come to Win"

    Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN.com

    "Come to Win" hammers home the point that successful people don't always win, but they nearly always learn something useful when they lose.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  13. About Last Night: Pictures From Friday, June 4th

    AP Photo/Tony Dejak Until he tastes victory again, Tiger has decided to settle for the taste of golf gloves. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images The Williams sisters were all excited about their really big cup until they realized they...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  14. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    AP Photo/Mel Evans Flyers Beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT Sixty minutes weren't enough to decide Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Flyers RW Claude Giroux scored the winning goal six minutes into OT to give the Flyers the dramatic win. The Blackhawks st...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  15. Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Andy Roddick may be last U.S. ch...

    Roy S. Johnson

    Catch them while you can. Andy Roddick and the Williams sisters are the last of a breed, the endangered species of American tennis champions.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010
  16. The strange and wacky pratfalls

    Ravi Ubha, ESPN.com

    Nightmare misadventures. Bar-room brawls. Head-butting. Yes, even the most graceful of players are victims of bizarre mishaps.

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2009