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  1. LPGA working to re-establish its footing, following

    Eric Adelson

    The LPGA Tour seemed to lose its way for a time, following the money instead of keeping its eye on the prize: long-term viability. Acting commissioner Marsha Evans is working to reconnect with the tour's roots to renew interest in women's golf.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2009
  2. Adelson: Michelle Wie's woes come to a head

    Eric Adelson

    In a new book about Michelle Wie, Eric Adelson examines her attempt to qualify for the 2006 U.S. Open and how the choices made by her parents might have stifled her chance at history.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2009
  3. Michelle Wie proves again how crucial she is to LPGA Tour's futur...

    Eric Adelson

    Love her or hate her -- and many fans seem to fall on the not-so-favorable side of that debate -- Michelle Wie draws eyeballs to women's golf like nearly no one else. That was never more evident than during her 68 on Saturday during the penultimate round at LPGA Tour Q-school, writes's Eric Adelson.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2008
  4. Three straight birdies shows Michelle Wie's resilience at LPGA To...

    Eric Adelson

    The frenzy surrounding Michelle Wie even has her playing partners taking notice. But after her first double bogey Friday at LPGA Tour Q-school, the 19-year-old Wie could have tanked. Instead, she showed a steely resolve and stands just two shots off the lead with 36 holes to play, writes's Eric Adelson.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  5. Rolex Rankings tweak expected to lower Wie

    Eric Adelson

    The Rolex Rankings, unveiled in February by women's golf's major sanctioning bodies, were tweaked on Wednesday in a move expected to greatly affect the rankings of Michelle Wie and LPGA rookie Morgan Pressel.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2006
  6. 'Miss Ridiculous' continues to amaze

    Eric Adelson

    A word to sum up 16-year-old Michelle Wie's play so far? Ridiculous. As in ridiculously good.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2006
  7. Wie will attempt to qualify for men's U.S. Open

    Eric Adelson

    Michelle Wie will attempt to become the first woman to play in the men's U.S. Open, by playing in a local qualifying tournament in Honolulu.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2006
  8. Why one simple sports gesture matters so much

    Eric Adelson

    Eric Adelson writes on how one simple sports gesture in these Olympics helped him realize how sparse sportsmanship really is.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2006
  9. McKeever in line for landmark hiring

    Eric Adelson

    When Natalie Coughlin touched the wall at the end of her 100-meter backstroke Friday night, she qualified for the Olympics. In doing so, she all but clinched a position for her Cal mentor, Teri McKeever, as the first-ever woman coach on the U.S. Olympic swim team.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2004
  10. Potential for controversy follows Wie to Open

    Eric Adelson

    Michelle Wie had a difficult experience last year at the U.S. Women's Open and still faces plenty of jealousy.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2004
  11. UConn-Tennessee ... what else did you expect?

    Eric Adelson

    After nail-biters in the national semifinals, it's UConn and Tennessee for the NCAA title -- again.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2004
  12. 'L'il Dawkins' leaves behind large legacy at Duke

    Eric Adelson

    Alana Beard didn't win an NCAA title. But the Duke senior has done more for her program than perhaps any other player in history.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2004
  13. Add 'Dee' to WNBA and what do you get?

    Eric Adelson

    Memo to the WNBA: You're getting the best marketing tool you could hope for in Diana Taurasi. Use her well.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2004
  14. Driven

    Eric Adelson

    Korean golfers are remaking the LPGA -- and not everyone's happy about it.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2003
  15. Stephenson's comments grossly unchallenged

    Eric Adelson

    The lack of outrage at golfer Jan Stephenson's comments on Asians is a sorry commentary.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2003
  16. Wies not immune to financial burden of amateur golf

    Eric Adelson

    Michelle Wie's incredible talent doesn't make her family immune to the financial burdens of junior golf.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2003