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  1. Flashback: Steffi Graf's shutout

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    On this day in 1988, Steffi Graf won her second French Open title with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Natasha Zvereva. The match, which lasted all of 32 minutes, set the record for shortest women's singles title match at a Grand Slam in the Open Era. It also ma...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  2. Happy Birthday, Tobin Heath!

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    Happy birthday, Tobin Heath! The U.S. women's soccer star turns 26 today. A former standout at North Carolina, Heath helped lead the Tar Heels to three national championships in 2006, 2008 and 2009 and was a two-time NCAA first-team All-American. Whi...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  3. Remembering Maggie Dixon

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    Today, on what would have been her 37th birthday, we remember Maggie Dixon, the beloved former women's basketball coach at Army. After playing four years of varsity ball at San Diego, Dixon turned to coaching at the suggestion of her older brothe...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  4. USA-Canada rivalry resumes

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    The United States and Canada renew their women's soccer rivalry tonight in Winnipeg (8 p.m. ET on ESPN3 and espnW.com). Here are five fast facts to get you prepared for the border battle. 1. The U.S. has an all-time record of 47-3-5 against Canada...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. 5 Fast Facts from historic night

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    The 2014 NCAA tournament is a wrap. And a historic one at that. The Connecticut Huskies routed the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 79-58 Tuesday night in Nashville to win the NCAA women's basketball national championship. Here are five fast facts about the...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  6. A double-double for UConn?

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    Phase 1 of the plan starts with tonight's tipoff at 9:10, ET in Arlington, Texas. That's when Connecticut will officially start looking to do what only Connecticut has done before -- win the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments in the same s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  7. 12 Perfect pairs

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    With just the semifinals standing in the way of a clash of unbeatens between UConn (38-0) and Notre Dame (36-0) in the NCAA women's basketball tournament, we look back at the 12 previous NCAA championship games between perfect teams. Auburn vs. O...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  8. Flashing back to first Final Four

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    One of the teams is the same, but the numbers are vastly different from 33 years ago. With Maryland, Stanford, Connecticut and Notre Dame set to open the women's Final Four on Sunday, we flash back to the women's first Final Four in 1982 to see how t...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  9. Beginning of an Era

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    On this day in 1995, Geno Auriemma and Connecticut won their first women's basketball national championship with a 70-64 win over Pat Summitt and the Tennessee Lady Vols. Led by Naismith Player of the Year Rebecca Lobo and All-American Jennifer Rizzo...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  10. The Best Ever?

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    On this day in 2002, Connecticut beat Oklahoma 82-70 to win its third women's basketball national championship. That team is widely considered the best women's college basketball has ever seen. Led by Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones, Diana Taurasi a...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  11. Titles time, anyone?

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    We're down to 12 teams in the men's bracket and 16 teams in the women's bracket, and four schools -- Connecticut, Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisville -- still have both their men's and women's teams alive and well amid the March Madness. There have be...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  12. 10 Frozen Four Facts

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    The women's Frozen Four starts Friday night at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. No. 4 seed Wisconsin takes on No. 1 Minnesota at 5 p.m. ET, followed by unseeded Mercyhurst vs. No. 3 Clarkson at 8 p.m. The championship is scheduled for Sunday at...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  13. Feeling upset this March?

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    They call it March Madness for a reason. Ahead of Saturday's tipoff of the 2014 NCAA women's basketball tournament, we're flashing back to three of the biggest upsets, starting with the most recent, in first-round history. 1. Ball State 71 , Tenne...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  14. Perfectly Prepared

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    With UConn and Notre Dame both boasting perfect records heading into the NCAA tournament, 2014 goes down in history as just the second time two schools enter the women's tournament unbeaten. In 1998, Tennessee (33-0) and Liberty (28-0) put their unbl...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  15. Happy Birthday, Mia Hamm!

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    Happy birthday, Mia Hamm! The legendary soccer star turns 42 today. A member of the U.S. national team from the age of 15 in 1987 until her retirement from the sport in 2004, Hamm helped the U.S. women win two Women's World Cups (1991 and the iconic ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  16. A Downward Spiral in Portugal

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    On Monday, the U.S. women's soccer team lost to Denmark 5-3 at the Algarve Cup in Portugal. After a loss to Sweden on Friday, which ended the team's 43-game unbeaten streak, the USWNT has lost consecutive games for the first time since 2001 -- a span...

    Blog | March 11, 2014