Team USA and Canada meeting in the World Hockey Championship final is nothing new. Neither is the chippy play that dominated the tone in the Canadians' overtime win.
Apr 15 2:29 AM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
For Team USA forward Monique Lamoureux-Kolls and her husband of nearly two years, Lance Corporal Taylor Kolls, the page has turned to a new, happy chapter at the IIHF World Hockey Championships.
Apr 14 12:43 AM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
USA Hockey adds some new faces as it prepares for the world championship.
Apr 6 5:22 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick, Serena Williams look to find a groove at the Sony Ericsson Open after injury layoffs.
Mar 24 8:26 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
While it's only one match, Venus Williams' return to the court Friday was the first test passed on a path of unknowns for the tennis star.
Mar 24 10:48 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
In many ways, Madison Keys, 17, acts like a normal teen in high school. But instead of hanging with her buddies, Keys is getting another form of education -- in the pro tennis world.
Mar 23 7:36 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Maria Sharapova needed some time to adjust to the Sony Ericsson climate, but she rebounded just in time to win her opener in Miami.
Mar 22 9:02 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
It makes perfect sense Venus and Serena Williams would make their comebacks to tennis together, after months-long layoffs due injury and illness, on consecutive days at the Sony Ericsson Open.
Mar 23 5:11 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Wednesday was a big step on the road to re-establishing Venus Williams' career, as she showed little rust, fatigue -- or mercy for that matter -- in taking out Kimiko Date-Krumm, 6-0, 6-3.
Mar 22 9:47 AM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Kim Clijsters showed no signs of movement issues in defeating Jarmila Gajdosova, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0, at the Crandon Park Tennis Center.
Mar 21 7:30 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Alisa Kleybanova pulled out a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Johanna Larson.
Mar 20 8:43 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
It's March in South Florida and there's serious business to be done over the next two weeks at the Crandon Park Tennis Center at the Sony Ericsson Open. The top players are in action in one of the biggest non-Grand Slam tournaments of the year.
Mar 21 2:43 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
After being sidelined by Hodgkin's lymphoma for 10 months, Alisa Kleybanova returns to the tennis court at the Sony Ericsson Open cancer-free and with a sunny disposition.
Mar 19 6:49 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Senior miler Jess Palacio has shattered U.S. Naval Academy records on her way to becoming the first female Midshipman to compete in this weekend's NCAA indoor track & field championships in Nampa, Idaho.
Mar 8 | By Joanne C. Gerstner
At a school known for harsh winters and stringent academic standards, a jewel of a basketball program has distinguished itself in Division II.
Feb 23 | By Joanne C. Gerstner
In nearly 16 years, GOTR has given 400,000 girls the chance to challenge themselves while learning about teamwork, self-respect and relationships.
Feb 1 | By Joanne C. Gerstner
A 60-piece band, a DJ, a dance team and a cheerleading squad create a pulsating, raucous -- and intimidating -- environment for the Lady Pirates basketball team.
Jan 30 | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Maria Sharapova saved her worst for last. So how is she just supposed to shake off this one?
Jan 28 10:15 AM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka won the battles of resolve, and their reward: a date in the Australian Open final.
Jan 27 11:13 AM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Maria Sharapova wasn't at peak form in Wednesday's quarterfinals. Neither was Petra Kvitova. But both women had enough experience and power game to overcome their underdog opponents to advance to the Aussie Open semis.
Jan 25 8:03 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
Stop us if this one sounds familiar: Caroline Wozniacki getting terrorized by a stronger player at a major -- like, say, Kim Clijsters in Australia.
Jan 24 8:22 AM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
The Serena Williams who is known for her determination and fighting spirit wasn't in Melbourne on Monday. Instead, Williams was beaten at her own game Down Under.
Jan 23 2:32 PM ET | By Joanne C. Gerstner
The Atlanta Beat need to improve their scoring, so the team went with UCLA star forward Sydney Leroux as its the No. 1 pick in the WPS draft of college seniors on Friday.
Jan 13 | By Joanne C. Gerstner
The U.S. star tells espnW she hopes the league's legal and sanctioning issues will be resolved soon.
Nov 30 | By Joanne C. Gerstner
The Minnesota Lynx are the 2011 WNBA champions, bringing home the first title in franchise history.
Oct 8 | By Joanne C. Gerstner