Powerful ad celebrates Olympians' mothers

709 days ago

Procter & Gamble's powerful new ad campaign tells the story of four aspiring Olympians through the eyes of their mothers. Get your tissues ready. Read more ...

London Games fast approaching for U.S. hopefuls

731 days ago

Dozens of American Olympians and hopefuls descended on Times Square on Wednesday to celebrate the 100-days-until-the-Opening-Ceremony mark. espnW caught up with some of the athletes. Read more ...

Bright idea: Powering lights through soccer

766 days ago

Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman have tapped into one of the world's most abundant natural resources -- the desire to play -- in creating an electricity-generating soccer ball that offers a fun solution to a serious human problem. Read more ...

Five women's storylines to watch at Wimbledon

1036 days ago

You may be Stateside, not courtside, for Wimbledon's action, but cheer up, the grass is always greener in hi-def. Pour your own version of a Pimm's Cup and follow the competition with this guide to the best fortnight in tennis. Read more ...

Five men's storylines to watch at Wimbledon

1036 days ago

Wimbledon was the scene of history's two greatest tennis matches: 1980's Bjorn Borg-John McEnroe final, and the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal 2008 final. With the depth of the 2011 men's field, another historic display could be on tap. Read more ...

Clinton kicks off Women's World Cup Initiative

1048 days ago

Speaking from the Department of State, Secretary Hillary Clinton hopes new program will continue to empower girls and women at home and level the playing field abroad. Read more ...

Nowitzki leads Mavs to stunning comeback

1051 days ago

Dirk Nowitzki helped the Mavericks erase a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit in Miami and even the NBA Finals. Here's what you missed last night. Read more ...

Health scare for Serena Williams

1143 days ago

News broke this week that superstar Serena Williams had suffered a pulmonary embolism, followed by a hematoma. Abigail Lorge considers what that means, for Serena and for women's tennis. Read more ...

What we're watching, er, DVRing

1178 days ago

Deep into the second week of the Australian Open, it's easy to identify the tennis fans among us. They're the ones nodding off at their desks, converting temperatures to Celsius, and considering getting chest tattoos, a la women's finalist Li Na of China. Read more ...

Clijsters' call-out is an instant classic

1180 days ago

Instead of being miffed about Todd Woodbridge's bone-headed text message, Kim Clijsters took it to him -- in an endearing way. That's why we heart her. Read more ...