Experts explain how fat -- the dietary kind -- can help you train harder and fend off injuries.
Jul 14 | By Melissa Daly
United States vs. Brazil
Cute and comfy is no oxymoron when it comes to the Nike Pro Combat Bra. Its compression fit makes it perfect for medium-impact workouts.
Jun 16 | By Devan Cook
Slang will be slung during the NBA Finals, but you don't need to panic: We're here to clue you in. From bang-bang to yo-yo, from banged on to yammed, here's what we're talkin' about.
Jun 1 7:49 AM ET | By Ernest Hooper
Once viewed with the skepticism of pro wrestling, roller derby is making a comeback. The sport's popularity has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years and is attracting an unexpected crowd.
May 12 | By Elaine K. Howley
The U.S. Olympic team chief of mission resigned because of his views against gay marriage. Olympic softball player Jessica Mendoza tells why that had to happen.
May 9 | By Jessica Mendoza
A mantra can help inspire ability and confidence during a grueling workout. Just ask Sarah Reinertsen, the first female leg amputee to finish the Ironman.
Apr 14 | By Leslie Goldman
Skylar Diggins was key to bringing Notre Dame back to the Final Four, and she's ready to showcase her state in Indianapolis. The Indiana native is putting out the call to Hoosier fans. It's time to represent!
Mar 31 | By Skylar Diggins
Pregame rituals are essential for many players, and the Notre Dame women's basketball team is no different. Skylar Diggins uses a combination of particular music, the right hairdo and encouraging words from her mom to get pumped up for the big game.
Mar 21 | By Skylar Diggins
Former Fordham hoops star Mo Akiode has made an Olympic team and started a non-profit organization. But she's about to embark on her toughest challenge yet -- three weeks of government-mandated "boot camp" in her native Nigeria.
Mar 14 | By Mo Akiode
As elite cyclist Kathryn Bertine writes about her journey to make the 2012 London Olympics she has made it her other goal to bring attention to the unsung heroes of the sport, the full-time moms, wives, college student and teenage phenoms.
Mar 14 | By Kathryn Bertine
New York Yankee starting pitcher Andy Pettitte will officially announce his retirement on Friday. espnW's Amanda Rykoff reflects on the news and mourns the end of an era in the Bronx.
Feb 4 12:47 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Some people are arguing that Bears coach Lovie Smith's decision to play his starters in an essentially meaningless season finale in Green Bay was just plain stupid. Though I understand their point, I don't join them in criticizing the move.
Jan 25 10:24 AM ET | By Sarah Spain