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  1. Amanda Rykoff: Inside the stats that created 'Moneyball'

    Amanda Rykoff

    "Moneyball" brought stats to the mainstream audience; espnW's Amanda Rykoff explains them.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  2. 2011 ALDS -- 'Too rich' New York Yankees should laugh all the way...

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Yankees' unlimited resources mean they can afford big busts like Carl Pavano. Amanda Rykoff hopes the team will laugh all the way to a 28th title.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  3. Power Players -- Pamela Pitts does it all for the Oakland Athleti...

    Amanda Rykoff

    In her 18th year as director of baseball administration, Pitts sees lots of paperwork. Here is what her job entails and how she climbed baseball's ladder.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  4. 2011 Spring Training: Up for grabs

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Rangers look to capitalize on their success of last season, the A's are on the move and the Angels look to return to the top of the AL West. The Mariners -- well they're still the Mariners. What does it all mean? It's open season in the division.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  5. espnW: The book on raising two athletic daughters

    Amanda Rykoff

    In his memoir "Daddy's Little Goalie," veteran sports writer Robert Strauss recounts the joy, funny moments and lessons learned from raising two athletic daughters.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  6. espnW -- Five things to watch in Major League Baseball for 2013

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Giants are still celebrating, but we already can't wait for next year. Here are five things to watch for in baseball in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  7. Giants live to fight another day

    Amanda Rykoff

    The San Francisco Giants will live to see another day, carrying the zombie baseball torch into the World Series. With a 9-0 drubbing of the Cardinals in Monday night's anticlimactic NLCS Game 7, San Francisco won its sixth elimination game this po...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  8. espnW -- Previewing a Magnificent 7

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Giants and Cardinals have both simply refused to die during this postseason. Here's what you need to know heading into a compelling NLCS Game 7.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  9. Head Games: Film focuses on concussions and consequences

    Amanda Rykoff

    Documentary delves into concussions in sports, including women's soccer. The long-term impact of head trauma isn't just for men.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  10. espnW -- 'Knuckleball!' baseball documentary about life more than...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Despite its title, "Knuckleball!" is a film about life -- and the struggle to achieve one's dream -- much more than it is about the pitch or baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  11. Yankees support women's sports

    Amanda Rykoff

    Christie Rampone knows how to handle big moments. The captain of the U.S. women's soccer team is a three-time Olympic gold medal winner and a World Cup champion. But even the normally calm and confident Rampone had a case of the jitters on Monday nig...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  12. espnW -- Cheryl Haworth cheers for former weightlifting teammates...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Former Olympian Cheryl Haworth is getting a new prospective on the Games while cheering for former teammates Sarah Robles and Holley Mangold from her Georgia home.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  13. espnW -- Documentary "Strong!" challenges notions of fitness

    Amanda Rykoff

    The new documentary "Strong!", about 300-pound Olympic weightlifter Cheryl Haworth, challenges our notions of what it means to be a fit female athlete.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  14. Surviving Bernie Brewer's slide

    Amanda Rykoff

    When I return from a baseball trip, I typically have a few standard souvenirs: a stuffed bear with the team logo, maybe a T-shirt and tons of photos. I'm back from Milwaukee with many of those keepsakes, as well as some unusual mementos of my time at...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  15. espnW -- Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series seeks lasting im...

    Amanda Rykoff

    In its second year, the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series seeks to take advantage of the sport's Olympic attention and build a lasting U.S. tour.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  16. Honoring women in sports

    Amanda Rykoff

    At espnW, we celebrate impressive accomplishments of female athletes on the court or field every day. But today we'll take the time to recognize the achievements of women off the field in sports business, whether it's as a league executive or the hea...

    Blog | June 19, 2012