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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. espnW -- Mothers of Mark Herzlich and Marcus Dixon stand by their...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Their mothers played big parts in Mark Herzlich and Marcus Dixon overcoming the odds. For one it was cancer; the other prison. And the two football players say they wouldn't be 'living the dream' without their moms.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  4. Amanda Rykoff: I'll take New York's devoted female fans any day

    Amanda Rykoff

    There are great female fans everywhere, but Amanda Rykoff tells why NYC's women are the Apple of her eye.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  5. Power Players -- Lisa Baird sells the Olympic dream

    Amanda Rykoff

    As the chief marketing officer of the USOC, Lisa Baird markets more than sponsorships -- she sells the Olympic movement.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  6. Calling the Shots -- Women earning their stripes in NYC

    Amanda Rykoff

    It's possible that one of the two women taking part in this year's NFL Officiating Academy will someday be on the field on Sundays.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  7. Games We're Watching -- Rivalry renewed

    Amanda Rykoff

    It's Yankees-Red Sox at Fenway, the WNBA ramps up, Tiger returns to action and seven legends will be enshrined in Canton. Here are this weekend's Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2011
  8. Games We're Watching -- Pair of aces in Philadelphia

    Amanda Rykoff

    While the NFL's accelerated timetable continues, it's business as usual in MLB with a full slate of games. A potential pitchers' duel between Tim Lincecum and Cole Hamels headlines the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  9. Games We're Watching -- The NFL frenzy begins!

    Amanda Rykoff

    Today marks the first day NFL teams can sign rookies and undrafted free agents, so expect lots of activity. We've also got a full slate of MLB action and the WNBA returns from the All-Star Break. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2011
  10. Games We're Watching -- Pirates return to national television

    Amanda Rykoff

    While we await official word on the end of the NFL lockout, we've got a busy day of MLB action on tap, including the return of the first-place Pittsburgh Pirates to national television. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  11. Games We're Watching -- WNBA All-Stars to shine in San Antonio

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Top 15 WNBA players of all time will be introduced during the All-Star Game in San Antonio on Saturday, and this year's class enters the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Here are this weekend's Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  12. Jordin Sparks -- A woman who loves her sports

    Amanda Rykoff

    The "American Idol" winner -- and daughter of an NFL player -- talks football, music and her new single, "I Am Woman."

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  13. Not so unlucky No. 13

    Amanda Rykoff

    It's no secret that No. 13 is historically viewed as unlucky or, in extreme cases, cursed. The fear of 13 is so common, there's even a term for it: triskaidekaphobia. In the sports world, though, a few brave players have embraced the number.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  14. Judge Susan Richard Nelson: The woman who stopped the NFL lockout...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Judge Susan Richard Nelson didn't arrive in the crosshairs of the NFL and NFLPA by choice. But friends and experts in the sports law field say there is nobody better prepared to handle a high-profile, demanding case.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  15. Games We're Watching: Rivalries renewed as playoffs progress

    Amanda Rykoff

    It's a busy day on and off the field, with lots of MLB baseball and NFL labor negotiations set to resume in Minneapolis. Tonight, three more NHL playoff series drop the puck, including the age-old rivalry between Montreal and Boston.

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  16. Earthquake puts sports into perspective

    Amanda Rykoff

    In the wake of Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami, espnW's Amanda Rykoff, a sports fiend who has a special connection to Japan, turns her attention to matters of greater import.

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2011