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  1. Rykoff -- Lisa Leslie accomplishes another basketball first

    Amanda Rykoff

    Lisa Leslie is used to making history when it comes to women's hoops. Her newest role as a trailblazer: team owner.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  2. Fatima Maddox is newest female Harlem Globetrotter

    Amanda Rykoff

    Fatima "TNT" Maddox has the ballhandling skills necessary to hold her own on the court as a Harlem Globetrotter rookie, but more importantly, she's using her position in the spotlight to give back.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  3. Director Anne Buford elevates basketball dreams

    Amanda Rykoff

    As the documentary "ELEVATE" hits theaters, espnW caught up with its director to hear about her love of basketball and what inspired her to make the film.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  4. Daniel Trush's incredible journey inspires hope

    Amanda Rykoff

    Music was a healer for Daniel Trush as he fought through a coma, a lengthy hospital stay and years of rehabilitation. Now he's helping others through his foundation.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  5. Maya Moore named top NCAA female athlete

    Amanda Rykoff

    The former UConn basketball star becomes just the second athlete to win the Honda-Broderick Cup twice, and the first to win it back to back.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  6. Games We're Watching -- A postseason banquet

    Amanda Rykoff

    Whether it's basketball or hockey that's more to your taste, this weekend is a nonstop playoff feast, beginning with Thunder-Grizzlies Friday in Memphis. And in a women's soccer friendly, the U.S. hosts Japan on Saturday in the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  7. espnW Questionnaire: Lisa Leslie's life mantra

    Amanda Rykoff

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take our abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. Women's basketball legend Lisa Leslie is up. The three-time WNBA MVP, four-time Olympic gold medalist and...

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  8. The Pro's Questionnaire: Lisa Leslie's life mantra

    Amanda Rykoff

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take our abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. Women's basketball legend Lisa Leslie is up.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  9. Men's NCAA tournament: Is Butler's success bad for college basket...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Butler plays in its second consecutive NCAA basketball championship game tonight, continuing a remarkable underdog story. espnW's Amanda Rykoff isn't buying a friend's statement that the Bulldogs' recent success is bad for college basketball.

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  10. Games We're Watching: This one's for the dogs

    Amanda Rykoff

    If you picked your brackets based on animal mascots, you'd be doing really well right now with the UConn Huskies and Butler Bulldogs set to tip at 9:23 p.m. ET in tonight's NCAA title game. If hoops isn't your thing, we've got baseball and NHL action.

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  11. NCAA tournament talk with Lisa Leslie

    Amanda Rykoff

    Everybody is talking college basketball right now. On the eve of the biggest dances of the Big Dance -- the men's and women's Final Fours -- we had a chance to talk hoops with college basketball and WNBA legend Lisa Leslie.

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2011
  12. Games We're Watching: Women's Elite Eight, NIT semifinals in focu...

    Amanda Rykoff

    The final two spots in the women's Final Four are on the line tonight in the Elite Eight, with UConn, Duke, Baylor and Texas A&M seeking to advance to Indianapolis. And there's another men's final four ... in the NIT semifinals at MSG.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  13. Sheryl Swoopes latest athlete to contract unretire-itis

    Amanda Rykoff

    What is it about professional athletes who refuse to hang it up or insist on coming back? Women's basketball legend Sheryl Swoopes is the latest to join the party. Why?

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  14. Games We're Watching: Women's Elite Eight takes center stage

    Amanda Rykoff

    With the men's Final Four set, it's time for the women to shine. Two great Elite Eight matchups tip off in Dayton and Spokane with a trip to Indianapolis on the line. The NBA brings us a few intriguing games as well. Here's what we're watching.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  15. Games We're Watching: Tournaments take center stage

    Amanda Rykoff

    Prepare yourself for 72 hours of college basketball. By the end of the weekend, the men's Final Four and women's Elite Eight will be set. Here's the supersized NCAA tournament edition of what we're watching.

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  16. Games We're Watching: A super Sweet 16

    Amanda Rykoff

    What a night of Sweet 16 matchups. Jimmer, Kemba, Duke and Butler are all taking the court seeking a trip to the Elite Eight. Grab your brackets (busted or otherwise) and settle in for a night of men's NCAA tournament action.

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011