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  1. 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
  2. 2012 World Series -- Intriguing matchups await in Detroit Tigers-...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Two storied franchises will battle for the chance to write the next chapter in MLB history beginning Wednesday night. Will the Giants capture a second title in three years or will Detroit take the title?

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  3. 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
  4. espnW -- Never quit Cardinals and Giants battle ready

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Cardinals and Giants meet as defending 2011 and 2010 World Series winners, respectively, which marks the first time back-to-back champs have faced off in a championship series.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2012
  5. espnW -- Familiar foes Tigers and Yankees will go the distance

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Yankees and Tigers have all the tools from solid starting pitching to hot (sometimes subbed) sluggers for the ALCS to potentially go the seven-game distance.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Another first in a great year for women

    Amanda Rykoff

    In all, 2012 has been a pretty great year for women in sports. First, we honored the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the revolutionary legislation that allowed young women to participate in sports in unprecedented numbers. Then, not coincidentally, the...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  8. 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
  9. espnW: Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman raises multiple scl...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Ryan Zimmerman's annual Night at the Park fund-raiser raked in $200,000 worth of donations to fight multiple sclerosis, a disease which his mother has battled since 1995.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  10. 2012 Father's Day: Special MLB homecomings for four military dads...

    Amanda Rykoff

    With a little luck and a lot of planning, MLB teams helped four military dads returning from deployment give their families a special memory.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  11. espnW -- Natalee Righetti, daughter of Giants pitching coach Dave...

    Amanda Rykoff

    In a new book, Natalee Righetti, daughter of Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti, recounts her challenging life with cerebral palsy, and the escape baseball has provided.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  12. The Detroit Tigers' Heather Nabozny and the Baltimore Orioles Nic...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Heather Nabozny and Nicole Sherry have both found a way to turn their passion for baseball and turf IQs into careers as head groundskeepers in Detroit and Baltimore.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  13. espnW -- Living the dream at the MLB Fan Cave

    Amanda Rykoff

    From the Cave Monster to home run slides to surprise deliveries of ballpark eats, here's a taste of the action from a jam-packed day with the nine fans residing in MLB's Fan Cave.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  14. Stephanie Wilka lands perfect job with Houston Astros

    Amanda Rykoff

    Stephanie Wilka's second home was the little league fields where her father coached and her brothers played, so it's only fitting that the Astros' coordinator of amateur scouting continues to build her career around the sport she grew up with.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  15. Nine female contestants vying to be part of MLB's Fan Cave

    Amanda Rykoff

    This season, women get to join MLB's Fan Cave, where their reactions to watching baseball games will be registered on social media.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  16. espnW -- Amanda Rykoff auditions for a spot on Nationals' Running...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Amanda Rykoff is kind of obsessed with mascots. So it was only a given that she 'run for president' with the Washington Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012