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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. The life and career of the WNBA's Candace Parker

    Louisa Thomas

    She's a wife, a mother, and the best female player on the planet. Now all she needs is a championship, and maybe some more time in the day.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  3. How much progress has America made in discussing love, sexuality,...

    Kiese Laymon

    It's easy to ask simplistic questions when an athlete comes out. It's much harder to have honest and respectful conversations about sex, love, intimacy and religion. We've failed to do this many times. Let's start now.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  4. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with sports TV consultant Neal Pilson...

    Val Ackerman

    Sports TV consultant Neal Pilson dissects the evolution of women's sports on TV, the current state of network interest, where programming is headed and more.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  5. Nine for IX -- Film summary and director for 'Swoopes'

    ESPN Films

    Sheryl Swoopes has struggled with love, family, money and lack of recognition, but she has never lost her spirit. In this portrait, you will meet someone who is not your everyday superstar, but a woman who has defied a multitude of labels.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  6. espnW -- Val Ackerman tries to find male perspective on women's s...

    Val Ackerman

    In her new column for espnW.com, Val Ackerman will talk with prominent male executives to get their ideas about where women's sports are headed.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  7. espnW--A look back at the memorable year in sports

    Sarah Spain

    Some holiday cheer to our sports stars -- from Brittney Griner to Serena Williams to McKayla Maroney to Tamika Catchings -- who gave us plenty of moments to remember in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2012
  8. espnW -- Female athletes pay steep price for controversies

    Jane McManus

    As the Hope Solo and Chamique Holdsclaw controversies show, female athletes can be just as flawed as men -- and the price they pay can be steeper.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  9. espnW -- Where do women's sports go from here?

    Val Ackerman

    Recurring questions regarding women's sports are where do we go from here and what it will take to get there? Satisfying everyone involved will take time and a good game plan.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  10. espnW -- Highlights, questions from the espnW Women + Sports Summ...

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain reflects on her time at the espnW Women + Sports Summit and highlights its inspiring moments and troubling, unanswered questions.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  11. Putting my best foot forward

    Tina Charles

    When you look back on your childhood, it's difficult to pinpoint exactly when something impressed you as wrong. You might have looked at a situation for years without realizing what you were seeing. Then one day you reach an age where you begin to ha...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  12. espnW -- Laurel Richie hopes Olympic fans are drawn to WNBA

    Graham Hays

    WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  13. W roundtable: Women still battling for equality in sports

    espnW

    Diana Taurasi is still looking for respect as defending World Cup champ Japan fights for equal treatment. The espnW contributors debate how far women's sports have come and how far they have to go.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  14. Los Angeles Sparks Candace Parker nude in 2012 Body Issue - ESPN ...

    Morty Ain

    The Los Angeles Sparks Candace Parker tells Morty Ain about her experience posing nude in ESPN The Magazine's 2012 Body Issue.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  15. Tyson Chandler, Candace Parker, Rob Gronkowski top athlete roster...

    Rob Gronkowski, Maurice Jones-Drew, Tyson Chandler and Abby Wambach are among the athletes who will strip down for ESPN The Magazine's fourth annual Body Issue.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  16. 40 greatest female athletes: Lisa Leslie

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. As a senior at Morningside (Inglewood, Calif.), Lisa Leslie once scored 101 points. In the first half. The other team never even bothe...

    Blog | June 18, 2012