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Unfinished

Jenna Parlette collapsed within sight of the finish line and, days later, she was gone. The medical anomalies that led to her death were complex. So are the emotions that ensued.

Battlefield to home field

Veterans returning from war find a new team — and a different kind of camaraderie.

A Game and a plan

Courtney Boyd didn’t want to follow her peers into the life of drugs and despair that consumed her hometown. To move on, she would need a new family, a new home, a new name – and the belief that an education could change her life.

Earning the call

Of 838 officials, only 10 are invited to preside over the Final Four. Mike Roberts has never received that coveted phone call. Can he survive the madness and advance to Dallas?

Push

The skills former student-athletes honed in college propelled them to the Olympics … in a sport they'd never imagined.

Have I got your attention yet?

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma isn’t shy about voicing his opinions. And that might be just what women’s basketball needs.

Blood, sweat and 40 years

Forty years ago, amid tension over how to make one big group fit the needs of hundreds of divergent institutions, the NCAA divided into three divisions. Here are the 40 moments that made them what they are today.

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