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  1. Spotlight set to test legend of Neymar

    Wayne Drehs

    SANTOS, Brazil -- The man is busy. He has a school to run. From a humble office in the heart of this bustling port city, he keeps track of some 500 kids and more than 50 teachers, custodians and other employees. There isn't time for lengthy interrupt...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  2. The stark reality of preparations in Brazil

    Wayne Drehs

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- There will come a point Saturday when the whistle will be blown, the ball will be kicked, and Brazil will take its place as the yearlong epicenter of the soccer world. The opening of the men's Confederations Cup will officially l...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. Major U.S. men's pro leagues prepare for their Jason Collins

    Wayne Drehs

    Major U.S. men's sports leagues have been preparing for the moment when an active player announces he's gay. It was never a matter of if, but when.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  4. Roz Groenewoud to defend title in Women's Ski SuperPipe at X Game...

    Wayne Drehs

    Why being herself is Roz Groenewoud's best defense in Women's Ski SuperPipe at X Games Aspen.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2013
  5. How FC Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz became a bone marrow donor a...

    Wayne Drehs

    How FC Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz decided to become a bone marrow donor and the challenges and choices he faced while on a mission to help save a life.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  6. My new sports love: team handball

    Wayne Drehs

    LONDON -- I came to England almost three weeks ago to tell the stories of some of the greatest Olympic athletes in the world. Michael Phelps. Missy Franklin. Jordan Burroughs. But along the way, I fell in love. Not with a woman, an ideal, a plate of ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  7. 2012 Olympics -- 22 reasons to miss Michael Phelps

    Wayne Drehs

    Michael Phelps' Olympic body of work is complete. He exits with an unparalleled 22 medals, so fittingly 22 people -- friends, competitors, peers and admirers -- chimed in on what they will miss.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  8. OTL: Bob Bradley, Egypt and soccer in the storm

    Wayne Drehs

    Last September, Bob Bradley agreed to become the head coach of the Egyptian national team. He knew it would be the ultimate test.

    Eticket | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  9. OTL- Former US soccer coach Bob Bradley bonds with Egyptian star ...

    Wayne Drehs

    Bob Bradley and Egypt's aging soccer star found more in common than just a desire to reach another World Cup, Wayne Drehs writes for ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  10. 2012 London Olympics -- Kelsey Campbell earns spot on U.S. Olympi...

    Wayne Drehs

    Kelsey Campbell first got into wrestling on a bet she couldn't last in the sport. Now, she is on her way to the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  11. Protecting young athletes from sexual predators - ESPN The Magazi...

    Wayne Drehs

    In ESPN The Magazine's "The Year in Sports" issue, author Wayne Drehs writes that after the Penn State and Syracuse scandals, coaches from pee wee to college know they're being watched. But will it matter?

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  12. Houston Dynamo fan hoping to make a life out of his love for MLS ...

    Wayne Drehs

    Houston Dynamo fan Miguel Sada hopes to make a life in the U.S. out of his love for the MLS team.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011
  13. 2010 World Cup: Should athletes be having sex?

    Wayne Drehs

    At the 2010 FIFA World Cup, coaches from around the world are being asked a critical question: Will you let your players have sex during the tournament? The answers might surprise you.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2010
  14. Bob Bradley leads U.S. men's national team into World Cup with di...

    Wayne Drehs

    He's been called "relentless" and a "force of nature." Now, the biggest moment of Bob Bradley's life will come down to the next four weeks of play at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  15. Diego Maradona wants state-of-the-art bidets -- and other unusual...

    Wayne Drehs

    Among the unusual requests at the World Cup, Argentina manager Diego Maradona wants a pair of special bidets. Italians bringing pasta. New Zealanders will play golf. The Americans? Video games and poker.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2010
  16. U.S. camp blog: Five things learned about this team during traini...

    Wayne Drehs

    After a two-week training camp, the U.S. men's national team can now focus on soccer in South Africa.

    Blog | Conversation | May 29, 2010