The Dominant 20
In celebration of ESPN The Magazine's 20th anniversary, Peter Keating's crunched the numbers to find the most dominant athletes of our time.
Choosing ESPN's 20 most dominant athletes.
The formula that determined ESPN The Magazine's 20 most dominant athletes of the past two decades.
How the U.S. team rebuilt the culture of cross-country skiing
Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall's victory became one of the most memorable stories of Pyeongchang -- but what led up to that moment? It turns out, it was the result of 10 years of a dramatic shift in the training and mindset within the program.
Last laps for Simone Manuel at Stanford
She's already an Olympic champion, world champion and an NCAA champion. But Simone Manuel is still hungry -- and kind of nervous -- as she heads into her final meet as a Stanford swimmer.
The story of the 'Greatest Living Englishman'
After a dismal Olympic showing in 1952 -- Britain's Roger Bannister had set his mind on breaking the four-minute mile barrier. The late runner called the feat a 'small part of his life,' but it was a moment that transcended beyond the record books.
Lord Coe: All athletes looked up to Bannister.
President of the IAAF recalls his favourite memories of Roger Bannister, who died aged 88.
Bannister, first to break 4-minute mile, dies
Lord Sebastian Coe and Steve Cram led tributes to the late Sir Roger Bannister, hailing the man who broke the four-minute mile as "inspirational".
Shiffrin again wins overall World Cup ski title
With five World Cup races still to go, Mikaela Shiffrin clinched her second straight overall title with a third-place finish in Germany that gave her an insurmountable 603-point lead.
Shiffrin is coming home an Olympic gold medalist.
Mikaela Shiffrin sits down with Julie Foudy and discusses what it means to be leaving PyeongChang with medals.
The force behind Paralympic skier Danelle Umstead: her guide dogs
Three-time Paralympic bronze medalist Danelle Umstead will compete in her third Games this week in Pyeongchang -- and her special bond with her two guide dogs, Aziza and Bettylynn, has helped her every step of the way.
USWNT brings joy to Parkland family, friends
In honoring soccer player Alyssa Alhadeff, who was killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, the U.S. women's soccer team gave her family and teammates reason to celebrate.
USWNT celebrates life of Alyssa Alhadeff with her family and friends.
The U.S. women's national soccer team pays tribute to the life of 14-year-old Alyssa Alhadeff who was one of the victims of the Stoneman Douglas school shooting.
Reema bint Bandar Al-Saud on making sports more inclusive for Saudi women
bint Bandar Al-Saud on Saudi women participating in sports: "My goal is to have as many young women feel that that dream is theirs. I need them to feel the hunger to get to where they need to go."
GSMP seeks to empower women worldwide through sports.
Dr. Sarah Hillyer, director of the Center for Sport, Peace and Society at the University of Tennessee, explains the partnerships behind the Global Sports Mentoring Program and how the program strives to make an impact in countries around the world.
Olympic hero Maddie Rooney on her golden impact: 'It hasn't hit me yet'
Just weeks after helping Team USA win gold with those huge saves, Maddie Rooney's new normal includes meeting Ellen, getting standing ovations at NHL games and inspiring a new generation of athletes -- even if the 20-year-old goalie can't fathom it all.
The U.S. women's hockey team took over New York City
Continuing its recent stretch of amazing experiences, the U.S. women's hockey team took its talents (and gold medals) to New York City.
New stars emerge at World Indoors to give Lord Coe and IAAF reason for optimism
The post-Bolt era is underway in athletics, and despite some elements of high farce and a quandary over what to do about Russia, there was enough young talent on show in Birmingham to give hope for the future.
Recap: Pozzi wins gold, Poland stun US in 4x400
Andrew Pozzi won gold in the 60m hurdles after beating the USA's Jarret Eaton.
Poland shocks USA in amazing 4x400m comeback.
Despite having a big lead going into the last 200m, Team USA couldn't hold on to the gold medal as Poland shocked the world.
Coleman lays claim to post-Bolt era
Christian Coleman entered the IAAF World Indoor Championships as almost too obvious a favorite in the 60 metres, and his assured performance cemented his place as the new man to beat in men's sprinting.
Recap: Coleman steals the show on day three
Christian Coleman set a championship record as he claimed gold in the 60m race at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Birmingham.
Dominant Coleman smashes 60m championship record.
Christian Coleman showed the world why he is regarded as the successor to Usain Bolt as he won the 60m and got close to his own world record in Birmingham.
The most memorable moments from the Pyeongchang Games
Some came to win, others came to medal, but all came to Pyeongchang to compete. Here are our most memorable moments of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Depth in Winter 2018: The unforgettable stories from Pyeongchang
The controlled chaos of short-track speedskating. The Unified women's ice hockey team bringing North and South together. The U.S. women's hockey team ending its gold-medal drought. Here are the stories to remember from the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Gold! Silver! Bronze! What makes the medals unique?
Julie Foudy's medal primer for Olympians explains the Pyeongchang medals, what they mean and what they represent now and into the future.
Winter Olympics 2018: Complete coverage
ESPN's complete coverage and analysis from Pyeongchang, South Korea.
From Simpsons' prophetic curling call to Russians' gold-medal finale, Games come to close
From the Russian men's hockey team's gold-medal finale to the continued celebrations in curling, we recap the last day of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
New champions emerge for USA during Winter Olympics.
Michael Eaves depicts the highs and lows of the United States' memorable run during the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Winter Olympics: A look at the American women who won medals in Pyeongchang.
As the 2018 Winter Olympics come to a close, we take a look at the American women who brought home gold, silver and bronze for the red, white and blue.
Where did 'OAR' really get us? IOC's intent again falls flat
After all of the appeals and debates and dust-ups, we wonder whether the International Olympic Committee's attempts to wrestle with Russia's complicity in doping have really changed anything at all.
IOC upholds ban; no Russian flag for athletes
The International Olympic Committee has upheld its ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Olympics, denying the country the chance to march into Sunday's closing ceremony under its own flag.
Etch it in stones: U.S. curlers make history and cap incredible run with a gold medal
The Americans went on an improbable run and beat powerhouses on their way to an Olympic gold medal in curling -- the first Olympic gold for Team USA in the sport.
Team USA secure historic mens curling gold.
Julie Foudy talks with T.J. Quinn following Team USA's historic gold medal in the men's curling final, their first ever curling gold.
Golden goof: U.S. curlers get women's medals
After being presented with their gold medals, the U.S. men's curling team noticed the back of them said "women's." The correct medals were quickly swapped out.
Why Lindsey Vonn is still America's most dominant alpine skier
If this is indeed Lindsey Vonn's final Winter Olympics, the numbers show she is still the most dominant American to ever hit the slopes.
Vonn can't imagine competing in another Olympics.
Lindsey Vonn talks about all her emotions while being on the Olympic podium for the last time in her career.
The state of figure skating is strong ... except in the United States
The U.S. walks away from Pyeongchang with one of the lowest medal hauls in its figure skating history: two bronze medals -- one in the team event and another in ice dancing for Maia and Alex Shibutani.
Friday recap: Russian athletes dominate figure skating, U.S. flag-bearer chosen
Just days before the end of the 2018 Winter Olympics, a couple of Russian athletes stole the show in women's figure skating, while the U.S. selected the person to lead the country in the closing ceremony.
Nagasu: My skate was like a DWTS audition
Having helped Team USA secure the bronze in the team event, U.S. figure skater Mirai Nagasu said her individual performance on Friday was more about having fun -- and auditioning for "Dancing With the Stars."
Years of mettle by Team USA led to this gold medal
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored a dazzling, triple-deke goal in the sixth round of a shootout thriller, and Maddie Rooney stuffed the Canadians to wrap up a 3-2 victory over archrival Canada.
USA goaltender Maddie Rooney made 'next time' into this time
Deep into the shootout, Maddie Rooney knew she had just one more shot to stop as one of the world's best players, Canada's Meghan Agosta, skated toward her.
Lamoureux twins reflect on winning gold.
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando had no doubt that their team would be able to come out with a win vs. Canada in the finals.
Unified and empowered, how U.S. women's hockey team won gold
It's been 20 years of missing out on Olympic gold and a year of fighting for equal pay. With gold medal in hand, the U.S. women's hockey team shows: Do not mess with women scorned, writes espnW's Julie Foudy.
USA women's hockey wins gold in shootout.
ESPN's Julie Foudy and Wayne Drehs reflect on Team USA finally winning gold again for the second time in Olympic women's hockey history.
Lawyer: White minimized harassment problem
Shaun White called his behavior regrettable, while the lawyer representing Lena Zawaideh said, "No woman wants to be called a 'gossip' or a liar by the harasser."
White apologizes for dismissing allegations as 'gossip.'
At a news conference after winning his third Olympic gold medal Wednesday, Shaun White dismissed sexual harassment allegations as "gossip." Appearing on the "Today Show," White later apologized for his remarks.
Chloe Kim fulfills her golden destiny -- from 'baby girl' to full-fledged dragon
The 17-year-old Korean-American -- too young to compete in Sochi four years ago -- claimed halfpipe gold in near-perfect fashion. It marked a day when a metaphorical version of Korean mythology played out in real life on the Olympic stage.
Snowboard sensation Chloe Kim is your next Olympic hero
For snowboard star Chloe Kim, dropping into the halfpipe is far less daunting than grasping how to be American and Korean at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Historic win for Kim.
Julie Foudy and Alyssa Roenigk discuss the 17-year-old American as she becomes the youngest female Olympic gold medalist on snow in the halfpipe event.
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