At age 29, snowboarder Kelly Clark is something of an old-timer in a sport where the average age is closer to 21. But she is also still at the top of her game and one of the superpipe favorites heading into Winter X.
Jan 23 11:44 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Gussie Moran, also known as "Gorgeous Gussie," was a total package in her heyday -- she had the skills to play tennis with the best and gorgeous good looks. Here's to the memory of the tennis star who died at age 89.
Jan 23 9:15 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Years of being lied to by public officials and sports stars has led us to be more cynical about Lance Armstrong's admission of guilt.
Jan 17 10:32 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Alabama has recent history on its side; Notre Dame is in the midst of a special season. Who will win it all when they meet in the Discover BCS National Championship Game? Our writers make their picks.
Jan 7 | By espnW
Bills cornerback Aaron Williams is a serious rider who owns two horses and plans to buy a ranch and compete in rodeo after football.
Jan 7 5:04 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Missy Franklin was one of the biggest names at the London Games, but now she's just a kid competing for her high school team, proving yet again that regaining normalcy can be an important step for many young stars.
Jan 3 3:17 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
At age 11, Latanna Stone has already won hundreds of tournaments and shows plenty of competitive drive, but only time will tell how far this young golfer will really go.
Jan 4 1:21 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Winning an Olympic gold medal can bring a lot of attention and pressure. But for 15-year-old swimmer Katie Ledecky, the experience has brought her more confidence, in and out of the pool.
Jan 4 1:20 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women, but the funding and the awareness lag far behind other diseases.
Dec 4 2:29 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
West Texas A&M infielders Mercedes Garcia and Alyssa Lemos, who both lost their mothers to cancer, lean on each other while inspiring others.
Dec 4 2:54 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Northern Illinois became the first MAC team to earn a BCS berth. Regardless of what it means for the sport, the Huskies are worth celebrating.
Dec 3 | By espnW
Keeping a promise from eight years ago, Chiefs cornerback Travis Daniels and brother Sheppard have created the barbershop of their dreams near Atlanta.
Nov 30 3:44 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Jovorskie Lane had a bright future as a running back at Texas A&M, but a change in coach and position jeopardized that and left him on the outside of the NFL looking in.
Nov 29 2:19 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
From liftoff in Houston to hope in New York to panic in L.A., our writers pick the biggest early NBA surprises in this week's roundtable.
Nov 5 | By espnW
Uche Nwaneri can seem to some a walking stereotype, but the tattoo-loving, Jacksonville Jaguars guard is a successful businessman who successfully engages teammates in locker room discussions of politics.
Nov 15 12:33 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Serena Williams had quite a resurgence in 2012, but what does the future hold? Our writers weigh in with their predictions for 2013 and beyond.
Oct 29 | By espnW
Chicago sports writer Bill Jauss, who died recently at 81, was a proud, tireless and loving champion of women's sports for decades.
Oct 23 5:55 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
To hear our writers tell it, the race for the NBA title is a three-way battle and the likely champions are all too familiar. Get the full scoop in this week's roundtable.
Oct 22 | By espnW
Playing their first match since Pia Sundhage left to coach in her native Sweden, the U.S. women's national team is optimistic they'll continue to grow their sport and their future.
Oct 21 3:17 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Bradie James lost his mother to breast cancer and had spent countless hours and dollars since to ensure access to mammograms and resources for the less fortunate -- something that might have saved his mom.
Oct 15 2:24 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Lolo Jones has no trouble capturing headlines, as she did this weekend training with the U.S. bobsledding team. Was this a publicity stunt or the beginning of a multi-sport Olympic endeavor?
Oct 8 | By espnW
Erin DiMeglio recently made history by becoming the first female quarterback to play in a regular-season high school game in Florida. But the teenager has never wanted any attention or praise, she has just wanted to play the sport she's always loved.
Sep 12 5:24 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
This week, the Global Women's Sports Mentoring Program kicks off in Washington, D.C., a program that aims to build sustainable partnerships and support networks and promote women and girls worldwide.
Sep 6 5:11 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
Unable to complete her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida, Diana Nyad said venomous jellyfish have made the dream impossible.
Aug 25 11:40 AM ET | By Melissa Isaacson
It will be a shame if New Jersey's Steve Bernier -- like Steve Bartman and Bill Buckner -- is the underserving scapegoat for a team-wide collapse.
Jun 12 7:13 PM ET | By Melissa Isaacson