Writing

Essays: 

Special Olympics and Ironman athlete Chris Nikic inspires others to follow in his footsteps

Taneka Mackey, only Black woman to caddie full time in LPGA, didn’t let an MS diagnosis defer her dreams

Paralympian Oksana Masters continues to defy the impossible and inspire the next generation

How Olympic marathoner Molly Seidel found a way to run again

Running the virtual NYC Marathon provided a frontline worker a sense of certainty in a very uncertain world

How ‘Mulan’ inspired Paralympian Scout Bassett to embrace her inner warrior

How the Blackfeet Nation Boxing Club is fighting to save the lives of Native American women

Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, finds healing in her father’s words

UCLA’s Natalie Chou won’t stand for anti-Asian racism related to coronavirus

Dear Coach Mom: Rising stars pay tribute to the MVPs who taught them to play

Dear Chesnee: LPGA Tour golfer Stacy Lewis pens a letter to her young daughter

How Alejandra Rodriguez-Larrain is inspiring Peruvian women through sports

How Caroline Maher went from Egyptian taekwondo champ to a member of Parliament

Features: 

Trailblazing NBA Women Coaches 

The astonishing stories behind New York City Marathon’s final finishers

For Stacey: A prospect’s commitment to his hometown and the mother he lost

Olympic BMX racer Alise Willoughby continues to embrace change and overcome hurdles in pursuit of gold

When will the first female play in the major leagues?

A race director’s view of the New York City Marathon

Go ahead, tell Sarah Reinertsen what she can’t do

How WWE superstar Becky Lynch found a way to top 2019 with one announcement — and give back to Special Olympics

WWE superstars Becky Lynch and Sonya Deville on Quibi series ‘Fight Like a Girl’

China’s Shanshan Feng does things her way

Columns: 

Amy Olson placed second at U.S. Women’s Open, but she won in resilience 

First-time major winners are the new norm on the LPGA Tour, and that’s a good thing

Q&As: 

Olympic athletes on how they prioritize mental health and hope through the pandemic

Olympian Laurie Hernandez on the state of gymnastics and finding a silver lining in the coronavirus pandemic

Mariah Steakhouse, the LPGA’s only Black full-time player, on reaching the next generation: ‘I have the opportunity to inspire’ 

Coping with COVID-19: How to deal with stress and anxiety related to the coronavirus

Billie Jean King paving new narrative in Barbie’s world

Golf: 

The green ticket — Golfers on being invited to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur

LPGA’s Madelene Sagstrom publicly reveals she was sexually abused as child

75th U.S. Women’s Open taps legends to shine a spotlight on the stars

KPMG Women’s PGA Championship preview — What to watch in the LPGA Tour’s third major of 2020

Women’s British Open — What to watch in the LPGA Tour’s first major of 2020

Coronavirus shutdown gave LPGA rookies time to reflect, reset before restart

Michelle Wie West to be assistant captain for Solheim Cup

Michelle Wie West considering playing the U.S. Open in December

Putt for dough: Sei Young Kim’s birdie on No. 18 wins CME Group Tour Championship, $1.5 million

Final group, final round, final event: $1.5 million on the line at LPGA’s CME Group Tour Championship

Korda sisters play down rivalry in the hunt for the CME Group Tour Championship prize

LPGA Tour rookies reflect on season filled with roller coaster of emotions

CME Group Tour Championship — What to watch in the LPGA season finale

Carlota Ciganda wins Risk Reward Challenge, $1 million prizePressel, Lewis round out U.S. Solheim Cup team

U.S. Women’s Open — Top amateurs Maria Fassi and Jennifer Kupcho on to next chapters

ANA Inspiration or Augusta National Women’s Amateur? Both are a boost for women’s golf

ESPN The Magazine (some digital pieces, PDFs on request): 

Pack mentality: How the USWNT geared up for a month in France

It’s (Andy) Grammer time!

How softball star A.J. Andrews got that Body Issue body

How pro surfer Coco Ho got that body

Reporting/Researching Credits:

“Start By Believing: Larry Nassar’s Crimes, the Institutions That Enabled Him, and the Brave Women Who Stopped a Monster” by John Barr and Dan Murphy