Are you ready for some football? Relax. After tonight, we only have to make it through 18 more Monday nights until regular-season "Monday Night Football" returns to ESPN. Washington hosts Philadelphia in the first game of the doubleheader on Sept.
Twenty years ago today, Jim Valvano -- affectionately known as Jimmy V -- passed away at the age of 47 after a yearlong battle with bone cancer. Eight weeks prior, the former North Carolina State basketball coach (who led his team to the 1983 national title on a buzzer-beater) accepted the inaugural Arthur Ashe Courage and Humanitarian Award at the first annual ESPYS.
On this day in 2002, soccer star Abby Wambach scored her first international goal, against Finland, in a 3-0 win for the Americans. It also was her first career start and her second appearance for the red, white and blue.
I have been lucky in my professional career to enjoy many great moments, but not one golf accomplishment or tournament round compared with what I was so fortunate to achieve April 8. That is when we officially opened the Natalie Gulbis Boys & Girls Club near my home in Las Vegas.
Words cannot describe the feelings I have on game day. I would definitely say I live for the weekend. There is something different in the air when I walk into the locker room and see all of my teammates.
One month from today, on May 26, the French Open opens at Roland Garros. The tournament dates back to 1891, and the first women’s singles champion was crowned in 1897 when Adine Masson won the trophy.
Hello softball fans! My name is Michelle Gascoigne, and I am a senior pitcher for the Oklahoma Sooners. I grew up in a small town called Benicia in the San Francisco Bay Area. However, I consider Norman, Okla.
The new National Women’s Soccer League has brought a fresh start for me, on and off the field. A new squad (Red Stars), new city (Chicago) and new teammates too. Our season opener on April 14 against the Seattle Reign had some parts that were great and some that, well, weren’t.
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, the running community is trying to help those who lost loved ones or were hurt in the tragedy.One of many fundraising events took place this week in New York, where many turned out to raise money for the family of 8-year-old Martin Richard, who died from one of the two explosions.
Howdy y'all! My name is Cassie Tysarczyk (tie-sar-check), and I'm a junior softball player for Texas A&M. First off, I want to express how incredibly blessed I am to have the opportunity to play for Texas A&M.
The 119th edition of the Penn Relays, the oldest and largest U.S. track and field event, will commence today at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field and run through Saturday. More athletes have participated in the Penn Relays than any other single meet in the world, and it's the most watched globally following the Olympics and world championships.
Howdy, y’all!My name is Taylor Hoagland, and I am a senior infielder for the University of Texas Longhorns softball team. I am a born-and-raised Southern girl from the best country in the world: Texas.
Participating in the WNBA draft was one of the greatest weekends of my life! I was afforded the opportunity to be around 11 of America's best college seniors and learn several things about our new employer.
On this day in 1996, the WNBA was founded. Eight teams took the court for the league’s inaugural season in 1997, and on June 21, 1997, Penny Toler scored the WNBA’s first points for the Los Angeles Sparks in a game against the New York Liberty at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Words cannot describe how excited I am as the conclusion of SEC play draws near and the postseason atmosphere begins to fill the air. Before I get into a recap of this past week, I feel like I should introduce myself.