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  1. espnW -- French Open serves up delectable final between Maria Sha...

    Jim Caple

    Like a fine cognac that gets better with age, so did the French Open as the women's matches played out concluding with a piece de resistance final between Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep with the more seasoned of the two emerging victorious.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  2. espnW -- Maria Sharapova ends amazing, youthful run of Garbine Mu...

    Jim Caple

    Maria Sharapova held off another upset bid from upstart Garbine Muguruza in a three-set battle to set up a semifinal meeting with 20-year-old Eugenie Bouchard at the French Open.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  3. espnW -- Taylor Townsend advances to third round at French Open

    Jim Caple

    Playing in her first main draw at a Grand Slam against the No. 1 French player in front of a loud French Open crowd, 18-year-old American Taylor Townsend finds a way to advance to the third round.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  4. espnW -- Serena Williams, Venus Williams left in the red dust at ...

    Jim Caple

    Aiming for a sisterly third-round clash at the French Open, both Venus and Serena Williams instead were left in the red dust, Jim Caple writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  5. espnW -- Sloane Stephens wins first-round match at French Open, h...

    Jim Caple

    Coach Paul Annacone is hoping to have the supremely talented but inconsistent Sloane Stephens dialed in for a long French Open run.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  6. espnW -- Age shift in tennis is official as older players now rou...

    Jim Caple

    Dominating Grand Slams used to be the norm for the young, but with older players taking better care of their bodies there are twice as many female 30-somethings as teens playing in this year's French Open. And they're winning.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  7. espnW -- Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova draw potential quarterf...

    Jim Caple

    As No. 1 seed Serena Williams attempts to defend her French Open title -- and prepares to show off her language skills -- she could face Maria Sharapova in a high-profile quarterfinal. We look at the draw and predict how the tournament will play out.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  8. New Cubs Park gives fans the feel of Wrigley Field

    Jim Caple

    New Cubs Park gives players first-class facilities and fans the feel of Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  9. espnW -- After missing the gold in the two-woman bobsled, U.S. te...

    Jim Caple

    After the disappointment of missing the gold in the two-woman event, members of the U.S. women's bobsled team are turning their attentions to what lies ahead.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  10. espnW -- Lauryn Williams, not Lolo Jones, bobsledder to watch

    Jim Caple

    If she and driver Elana Meyers hold on to their lead, American Lauryn Williams will become the first woman to win a gold medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  11. MLB - This year's best baseball books as holiday gifts

    Jim Caple

    Settle into your Off Base reading room this holiday season with the best of the year's new baseball books. And don't be afraid to put these winners on your gift list.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  12. Jim Leyland's curious decisions opened the door for a Red Sox com...

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple looks at how the eighth inning -- and Game 2 -- got away from the Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  13. espnW -- Will Venus Williams return to Wimbledon again?

    Jim Caple

    With Venus Williams withdrawing from Wimbledon, the inevitable question is whether she will play there again. Coming up with an answer could be tough for some, especially if you're Venus herself.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  14. 2013 French Open -- 10 things to take away from women's draw at R...

    Jim Caple

    From Serena's dominance to the strong showing of other U.S. players, here are 10 takeaways from the women's draw in Paris.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  15. espnw -- First Grand Slam event supplies memories aplenty

    Jim Caple

    From Rafael Nadal's improbable shot between his legs, to Serena Williams' blistering serves to Venus Williams' sad exit, the French Open produced memories for a lifetime.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  16. espnW -- Expect more from an ageless Serena Williams

    Jim Caple

    At 31, Serena Williams has elevated her game to a new level, vanquishing all comers on all surfaces. And her journey isn't over.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013