They may have lost their leading playoff scorer in Katie Douglas to an ankle injury in the first quarter, but the Fever rallied to raze the Sun 87-71 to move on to the WNBA Finals on Sunday against the Lynx.
Oct 11 | By Kate Fagan
In ESPN The Magazine, Kate Fagan writes that allies in the sports world are helping pave the way for the first openly gay male athlete from a major team sport.
Oct 8 | By Kate Fagan
Giants tight end Bear Pascoe knows where he'll be when his NFL days are over: in the rodeo ring, pursuing the family passion.
Nov 15 12:50 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
After winning Wimbledon in July and a gold medal at the Olympics a few weeks later, Serena Williams finished her summer by capturing her fourth U.S. Open title and 15th Grand Slam event.
Sep 10 12:05 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
This U.S. Open ball person wants to make sure soldiers know life goes on after losing a limb. It can even get better.
Sep 6 9:10 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
After being passed over in the 2011 NFL draft because of off-the-field issues that included a social media blow-up, Will Hill is getting a second chance with the New York Giants.
Nov 12 2:49 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Since stepping down in April, Pat Summitt has been honored at the White House and the ESPYS. On Tuesday, Billie Jean King herself presented Summitt with the Billie Jean King Legacy Award at the U.S. Open.
Sep 4 9:50 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
What is it like to hang out with a tennis player who is a 100-1 longshot in a two-horse race at the U.S. Open? Kate Fagan finds out after spending time with Stanford star Mallory Burdette.
Aug 31 4:29 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Much has changed in the past year for Agnieszka Radwanska since she decided to replace her father with a new coach. A world No. 2 ranking. A win in a high-profile WTA event. A Slam final appearance. Is a U.S. Open win next?
Aug 30 10:21 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Lolo Jones was the subject of some harsh criticism in London, but the whole story paints an ugly picture of how female athletes are still perceived in our culture.
Aug 23 3:49 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Venus Williams plans to keep playing, but, at the U.S. Open, can she continue to adjust her game to her illness?
Aug 23 5:51 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
With WNBA rosters capped at 11, teams can't afford to carry their own Jeremy Lins, young players who could become stars.
Aug 21 12:49 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
By dealing Andre Iguodala and landing Andrew Bynum, the Sixers finally have a franchise player.
Aug 11 9:09 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
The NBA lockout was supposed to end Monopoly-money deals for role players, but recent signings suggest that isn't the case.
Jul 30 3:19 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Goalie Hope Solo showed a lack of leadership, maturity and respect when she took to Twitter to criticize Brandi Chastain's analysis.
Jul 30 10:45 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Jenny Thompson will be in London cheering from the stands and remembering the special place the Olympics held in her heart before she became a doctor, wife and mother-to-be.
Jul 20 9:53 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Despite battling Stage 2 cancer, Amanda Mercer will join five teammates in a quest to become the fastest women's relay team to swim the English Channel and to raise money for ALS.
Jul 18 1:52 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Set to start its 37th season, World TeamTennis presents a different side of the sport to fans who wouldn't traditionally see high-level play while showcasing up-and-comers and marquee stars alike.
Jul 10 12:29 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Euro 2012 a good way to reintroduce Warsaw to the world and mom and daughter to each other.
Jul 1 4:50 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Kate Fagan has never been a fan of the WNBA, though she should fit right in with the league's demographic. In the first of a three-part series to educate herself on the league, Fagan realizes some of the its flaws are, in fact, strengths.
Aug 21 11:32 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Chasity Melvin is the first WNBA participant in Sportscaster U, a three-day seminar at Syracuse University to train basketball players for TV jobs.
Jun 11 | By Kate Fagan
Pat Summitt notched her first-ever hole-in-one on Friday afternoon at Sevierville Golf Club, located just outside of Knoxville, Tenn.
Jun 8 10:05 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Not enough attention is paid to mental training in college sports, but former Iowa State All-American Lindsey Wilson is out to change people's minds.
Jun 1 10:47 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Kate Fagan has a love-ambivalence relationship with horse racing. And every year around this time, as the country starts talking about the Kentucky Derby, she's reminded why.
May 4 4:07 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
On the eve of the Boston Marathon, Kate Fagan considers the barriers that female athletes have overcome.
Apr 13 2:17 PM ET | By Kate Fagan