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  1. Simone Biles Holding Out For Pizza In Her Future Crib

    D'Arcy Maine

    Babies are cute and all, but pizza is where it's at. Or at least according to Simone Biles. The two-time world champion revealed that some gymnasts love that delicious, greasy goodness as much as the rest of us when she posted the most hilarious fami...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
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  3. Meet Denis Douglin, Boxing's Ultimate Momma's Boy

    Igor Guryashkin

    On Saturday night, Denis Douglin has a chance to take a high step toward becoming what's believed to be a boxing first: A world champion who is trained by his mother. And "Da Momma's Boy" wouldn't have it any other way.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2014
  4. Erica Enders-Stevens' Championship Thrills Shirley Muldowney

    Brant James

    Struggling with funding and racing with a new team this year, Erica Enders-Stevens won her NHRA world championship the hard way. And that's what her mentor Shirley Muldowney admired most.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2014
  5. Top Moments For Women In Autos In 2014

    From Erica Enders-Stevens' NHRA world title to Danica Patrick's career-best sixth at Atlanta to a landmark 100th win for women in NHRA history, there was a lot to celebrate in 2014.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | November 18, 2014
  6. Why Simone Biles Is The Most Talented (And Hilarious) Gymnast In ...

    Dvora Meyers

    She's the world's greatest gymnast -- and we've got the proof. These eight videos show why last week's world champion, Simone Biles, is also as likable as she is dominant.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  7. Laila Ali's Social Life

    Adena Andrews

    Actress, fashionista, socialite, icon (and, of course, daughter of an icon). Those are just a few of the many hats former boxing world champion Laila Ali wears now that she's retired from the ring.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  8. espnW -- Chrissie Wellington, four-time Ironman world champion, s...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    Triathlons aren't tough enough? Retired four-time Ironman champion Chrissie Wellington will join three others in trying to tackle the three highest peaks in the U.K. in 48 hours for charity -- while running and biking, not hiking and driving.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  9. espnW -- Pioneers of men's roller derby credit women for paving w...

    Andy Frye

    Roller derby stars like Suzy Hotrod and Bonnie Thunders deserve credit for paving the way for men's roller derby, which will stage its inaugural Men's Roller Derby World Cup this weekend, Team USA stars say.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  10. Sochi snapshots

    Lindsey Van

    Lindsey Van was the first women's ski jumping world champion, in 2009, and was part of the sport's Olympic debut in Sochi. Van, who placed 15th overall in the competition, takes us through her Olympic experience. I'm here with Japan's Noriaki Kasai ...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  11. In a good place

    Erin Hamlin

    Heading into a third Olympic Games is something I never expected to be doing. I was a surprise member of the Olympic luge team in 2006 because I was just a junior athlete at the time. Then in 2010, I was the world champion in women's singles going in...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  12. Ski jumping wonderland

    Lindsey Van

    Veteran ski jumper Lindsey Van was one of three women named Wednesday to the 2014 U.S. Olympic team. Van, 29, was the first women's ski jumping world champion, in 2009, and will now be a part of the sport's Olympic debut on the women's side in Sochi....

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  13. espnW -- Training Tracks: Arielle Gold

    Dimity McDowell

    As she trains with an eye toward becoming an Olympian, snowboarder Arielle Gold gets a lift from her brother, who's also a Sochi hopeful.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  14. Recovering Sarah Hendrickson eyes Sochi - espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four months after reconstructive knee surgery, world champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson has been cleared to begin training, but her goal is no longer an Olympic gold medal -- she's just hoping to make the team.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  15. Happy Birthday, McKayla Maroney

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    Happy birthday, McKayla Maroney! The gymnast and internet sensation can now legally vote -- she turns 18 today. The reigning world champion on the vault and a member of the gold-medal-winning Team USA at the 2012 Olympics, Maroney is one of the most ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  16. Happy birthday, Katarina Witt!

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    Happy birthday, Katarina Witt! The iconic figure skater turns 48 today. The two-time Olympic gold medalist (1984, 1988), four-time world champion (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988) and six-time European champion (1983-1988) is one of the most decorated skaters...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  17. Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky win top honors at Golden Goggles

    Ryan Lochte and Olympic and world champion Katie Ledecky won male and female athlete of the year at the Golden Goggles as USA Swimming honored its top performers.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013