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  1. Kim Cross embraces lessons after disappointing finish at 2012 ITU...

    Kim Cross

    In the quest to train for the ITU cross triathlon world championships -- with a job and a kid and a spouse - Kim Cross learns you have a lot to gain by losing.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  2. Sari Anderson vs. the Tasmanian devil

    Lyndsay Meyer

    The endurance star joins the Spanish team Buff-Thermocool for the XPD Adventure Racing World Championships in Tasmania, Australia.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2011
  3. Jordyn Wieber prepares to take on the world

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    The Michigan teen is a rising star in U.S. gymnastics. Next up, the world championships where she is a favorite for the all-around title.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  4. Nigeria's light fails to shine

    Mo Akiode

    Blunders by government and sports federations rob girls of their spot in basketball world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  5. Meet The Unconventional Captain Of Team USA Roller Derby

    Andy Frye

    Tracy Akers was into art growing up, not sports, and is only 5-foot-3, but her calm, tactical approach in a rough-and-tumble sport makes her a key for the favored Americans this week in the second Roller Derby World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  6. Ray And Tracey Leone: Together In Marriage, 3 Miles Apart In Coac...

    Graham Hays

    Northeastern coach Tracey Leone and her husband, Harvard coach Ray Leone, have fashioned a unique partnership, working with each other at various schools and raising a daughter together. The only thing they haven't done: square off as head coaches.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  7. U.S. women rout Haiti in World Cup qualifier

    The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  8. 5 Questions Facing USWNT In Qualifying

    Graham Hays

    Talk about turf and whether Hope Solo should be on the pitch all you want. But being part of the World Cup still involves the small matter of qualifying for it. The U.S. women open the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  9. U.S. confirms Hope Solo included in CONCACAF qualifier squad for ...

    Goalkeeper Hope Solo and veterans Christine Rampone and Abby Wambach are among the players on the U.S. national team's roster for the upcoming CONCACAF championship.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  10. U.S. women's national soccer team inadvertently releases 20-playe...

    The U.S. women's national team inadvertently posted its 20-player roster for the upcoming CONCACAF championship, which serves as qualifying for the World Cup next year in Canada.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  11. Carla Overbeck still inspires

    Avery Rape

    DURHAM, N.C.-- She won four national championships with the North Carolina Tar Heels and was an American hero to girls across the country when she helped win the 1999 Women's World Cup as captain of the U.S. women's national team. Carla Overbeck has ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  12. espnW -- Team USA comes up short in ISF Junior World Championship...

    Graham Hays

    For eight of its nine games, the USA junior national softball team dominated the ISF Junior World Championship, but came up short when it counted, losing to Japan 4-0. All is not lost, though.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  13. Vancouver to host women's 2015 World Cup final

    Vancouver's B.C. Place Stadium will be the site of the women's 2015 World Cup final, the first time a championship game will be played on artificial turf.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  14. espnW Headliners -- Goalkeeper Bryane Heaberlin perseveres after ...

    Graham Hays

    Bryane Heaberlin credits a tough run of on-field defeats for opening her eyes to the world around her, its problems and how to solve them through her Many Hearts, One Goal foundation.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  15. NCAA women's college soccer -- Virginia Cavaliers midfielder Morg...

    Graham Hays

    Morgan Brian is trying to win a national championship with her Virginia teammates after having been a part of the U.S. team that won the U-20 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  16. espnW -- Dayton Flyers' Colleen Williams a winner, on field and o...

    Graham Hays

    Colleen Williams helped turn around the Dayton soccer program, and her charitable program assists those in need off the field -- one dollar at a time.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012