Healthy, at the top of her game, and looking for some revenge after last year's first-round elimination, top-seeded Serena Williams will capture the French Open, Melissa Isaacson predicts.
May 25 5:07 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Serena Williams already has a career Grand Slam. Another French Open title would be a nice addition to her résumé, but it's not necessary for her legacy.
May 25 9:09 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Ten years later, the magnificence of Annika Sorenstam's efforts at Colonial hasn't dimmed, and those who were there still marvel at her courage.
May 23 11:18 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Ashley Rogero and Sabre Cook have been tearing up the karting ranks, reminiscent of a rather famous female driver. Just don't tell them that.
May 24 3:28 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Serena Williams is on a hot streak. Victoria Azarenka owns the year's only major title. Will either of them come up victorious in France? Our writers debate.
May 6 | By espnW
Rosie Napravnik will try to become the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Derby, but she stands out a lot more for her skill than her gender.
May 3 12:44 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Twenty years ago, Moncia Seles was on top of the tennis world at 19. Then a Steffi Graf fan stabbed her during a match, and it all unraveled.
May 1 8:44 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Armed with a different business model, those involved with the National Women's Soccer League say a third time could be the charm for women's professional soccer in the U.S.
Apr 17 12:37 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
With the NBA regular season ending, is another Miami championship a foregone conclusion? Our writers weigh in with possible upset picks.
Apr 15 | By espnW
UCLA coach Steve Alford is trying to distance himself from a sexual assualt case involving one of his players at Iowa. Trouble is, the picture he paints of the case is not reality.
Apr 15 11:17 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
The third incarnation of professional women's soccer in the U.S. opens its season Saturday not yet ready to announce its major sponsors and with a scaled-down business model.
Apr 11 7:58 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Newly crowned Kraft Nabisco champion and world No. 1 Inbee Park isn't a big smiler on the course and seemingly is a hard sell. And that's unfortunate.
Apr 17 3:56 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Inbee Park's masterful putting propels her to a four-shot win in the Kraft Nabisco, her second major title.
Apr 8 8:46 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Jessica Korda's parents achieved glory as tennis players; now it's her turn to shine in a different sport.
Apr 7 12:56 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
A miserable cold, a car accident and the recent death of her grandmother have challenged Paula Creamer, but she responded Friday with a 4-under-par round.
Apr 5 11:51 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Lydia Ko, a 15-year-old with a swing to die for, has players and analysts marveling about her talent and ease with which she plays the game.
Apr 4 9:49 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
The success of Stacy Lewis is exhibit No. 1 for why Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon wants young players to attend college before joining the LPGA.
Apr 4 4:13 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Her game faltered under the pressure of being ranked No. 1, but Yani Tseng said she is relaxed and having fun again after losing the top spot to Stacy Lewis.
Apr 2 2:38 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
The LPGA has had an ever-shifting rotation of major tournaments, so the introduction of the Evian Masters this year is likely to do more good than not.
Apr 1 | By espnW
The stakes get higher as Stacy Lewis takes her new No. 1 ranking into the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the year's first major. Check out our five players to watch.
Apr 1 9:34 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
FGCU had the most surprising opening weekend in the men's NCAA tournament. The biggest surprise, though, may be the confidence with which Eagles have played.
Mar 25 | By espnW
It's been a long journey for Stacy Lewis and now that she's risen to the No. 1 spot in the world, she intends to enjoy it.
Mar 22 7:52 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
From the East Coast to the Heartland, conference tournaments will take center stage this week and storylines abound. Here are the ones our writers will watch most closely.
Mar 11 | By espnW
Fallon Fox this week revealed that she is a transgender athlete. Now, with the mixed martial arts fighter's inner-circle carefully trying to control the message, Fox has invited much of the criticism.
Apr 13 9:53 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Notre Dame has had UConn's number of late, and Monday night's matchup should be no different, with the Irish picking up their sixth win in the last seven meetings between these Big East rivals.
Mar 4 | By espnW