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
Brittney Griner may be the Baylor train's engine but Odyssey Sims is the conductor. She is the one in front of Baylor's train, meeting the opponent head on. And on Tuesday, Sims was the one standing face-to-face with, essentially, the only player who could have beaten Baylor: Notre Dame's All-America point guard Skylar Diggins.
Apr 4 7:42 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Sure, Brittany Griner will be the focus for many in Tuesday's Notre Dame-Baylor clash. But the game within the game between guards Skylar Diggins and Odyssey Sims will ultimately decide who wins the national title.
Apr 2 7:11 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Tuesday night's title matchup between Notre Dame and Baylor pairs two teams with distinct styles that are looking to make history.
Apr 2 10:02 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
In one critical 13-second sequence, Skylar Diggins and Brittany Mallory sealed Notre Dame's overtime victory over UConn.
Apr 2 12:30 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Apr 1 6:16 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Skylar Diggins is betting her dynamic game, combined with a born-and-bred belief that any team she's playing for can beat any team she's playing against, will lead Notre Dame to an NCAA title.
Mar 31 7:21 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
The Big 12 has found the perfect formula to make women's hoops a true Title IX success story.
Mar 28 11:42 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
Notre Dame did all the things it normally does well -- and won the areas Maryland should have dominated -- to rout the Terps and return to the Final Four. Truth is, this one was practically over by halftime.
Mar 27 | By Kate Fagan
Tuesday's regional final will come down to whether Skylar Diggins and Natalie Novosel can outshine Maryland sophomores Laurin Mincy and Alyssa Thomas.
Mar 25 | By Kate Fagan
The Terps, the No. 2 seed, are loath to go small, while the Irish, the No. 1 seed, like their tough-as-nails lineup, even if it includes four guards and no one taller than 6-foot-2 forward Devereaux Peters.
Mar 25 | By Kate Fagan
Maryland overcame two double-digit deficits to defeat the defending NCAA champion by embracing the mantra that has defined its entire season: fight to the finish.
Mar 25 | By Kate Fagan
Alyssa Thomas and the Terps are feeling loose and confident as they prepare to face Texas A&M.
Mar 24 7:16 PM ET | By Kate Fagan
St. Bonaventure and three former NCAA champions battle in the Sweet 16 in Raleigh to keep their season alive.
Mar 21 | By Kate Fagan
Walking near the Terrapins locker room afterward, after they barely escaped Louisville's full-tilt upset attempt, the vibe was very distinct: We survived another day -- that's all. No more, no less.
Mar 20 12:24 AM ET | By Kate Fagan
Alyssa Thomas' game has evolved since she was signed by Maryland out of high school. And the sophomore is about to add another dimension to her already strong play.
Mar 18 9:26 PM ET | By Kate Fagan