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  1. How Blood Proved Thicker Than Pool Water For Jenna Staiti

    Walter Villa

    Maryland-bound center Jenna Staiti wanted to be an Olympic swimmer in middle school, but with so many basketball players in her family perhaps it was just a matter of time until she traded the pool for the court.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  2. A Promise To Baylor Is One Thing Alexandria Gulley Didn't Break

    Walter Villa

    Alexandria Gulley damaged a few items around the house learning to play basketball as a child, but the point guard from Skyline (Dallas) had an unbreakable bond with Baylor that began at age 7 and went deeper with a letter of intent last week.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  3. Royals' Yordano Ventura Honors The Late Oscar Taveras, Does A Wor...

    D'Arcy Maine

    With their backs against the wall, the Kansas City Royals needed a win on Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants to force a Game 7. And win they did. In front of an adoring home crowd, the darlings of October parlayed a seven-run second innin...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  4. Since Losing Mom, Journey Of Renewal For Kentucky's Arin Gillilan...

    Graham Hays

    After losing her mother to cancer, it was a question whether Kentucky's Arin Gilliland would ever take the soccer field again. But after some reflection, she realized it was the only thing her mom would have wanted. And she has seen the signs to prove it.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  5. Did Alex Rodriguez Just Join LinkedIn?

    D'Arcy Maine

    Times are tough for suspended New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. In fact, things have gotten so bad for the embattled slugger that he appears to have had to join the rest of us common folk on, wait for it, LinkedIn. Brian Costa of The Wall Street...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  6. How Kacy Catanzaro Conquers The Warped Wall

    A 14-foot wall to scale? No problem. If your name is Kacy Catanzaro, that is. How she does it.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  7. Pay-to-Play at the Super Bowl Halftime Show?

    D'Arcy Maine

    Congratulations, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay! You are all in the running to be the halftime entertainment for the Super Bowl! Awesome, right? Except, according to the Wall Street Journal, the NFL is requesting that the chosen performer make a "f...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  8. Yes, There Is A Sneaker World Championship Now -- And It's Very C...

    Jeffrey Martin

    Some of the brightest minds in shoe design have flocked to Washington to compete in the first Sneaker World Championship. The goal? Find the next big thing in sneaker design, add diversity to the shoe industry and, oh yeah, hand out a world title belt.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  9. espnW -- Sky Blue FC's Nadia Nadim breaks down walls to become wo...

    Graham Hays

    Nadia Nadim escaped the Taliban that stole her father's life in Afghanistan to become an international soccer star in Denmark and in the NWSL.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  10. espnW -- Why Under Armour is banking on ballerina Misty Copeland

    Darren Rovell

    Groundbreaking African-American ballerina Misty Copeland is the compelling and unconventional new face of Under Armour's "I Will What I Want" campaign.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  11. espnW -- Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. learning a new craft...

    Brant James

    Danica Patrick has spent lavishly on the fineries in life, but surprisingly even to her, she enjoys rolling up her sleeves, grabbing a jigsaw and making things out of wood.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  12. espnw -- Midway through season, is Danica Patrick getting better?...

    Brant James

    The results -- two top-10 finishes, six top-20s and a significant improvement in qualifying -- say Danica Patrick is making strides. Her crew chief thinks a top-5 -- and even a win -- could be just around the corner.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  13. Buzz That Was -- Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa scores big po...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Guillermo "the Mexican Jesus" Ochoa saved his country with stop after brilliant stop in a World Cup draw with Brazil. As for Russian keeper Igor Akinfeev, well, he might want to steer clear of Vladimir Putin for a little while.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  14. espnW -- Libby James, 77, a long-running sensation

    Mackenzie Lobby

    At just over 5 feet tall and 77 years old, Libby James has become one of the world's very best distance runners, as well as an inspiration and example for her family.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  15. Buzz That Was -- If Paulina Gretzky on Golf Digest cover bums you...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Depressed about Golf Digest putting "celebrity" Paulina Gretzky on its cover rather than, you know, an actual professional golfer? Well, let these terrific videos of the college slam dunk contest and dancing Olympians cheer you up.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  16. Buzz That Was -- Monumental moments include Washington Wizards cl...

    D'Arcy Maine

    We've got some fun but expected moments today (LeBron embarrassing the Bucks, Ronda Rousey acting tough), but also some things you thought you might never see (pinstriped cowboy boots and, yes, the Wizards actually making the playoffs!).

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014