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  1. Rooting For Mo'ne Davis To Dominate, Now And In The Future

    Jane McManus

    In which Jane McManus forsakes impartiality and hopes Mo'ne Davis is lights-out again in the Little League World Series.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. espnW -- Why NCAA Reforms Could Be Really Good (Or Really Bad) Fo...

    Jane McManus

    Last week was a momentous one for the future of college sports. But the O'Bannon ruling and the NCAA announcement that power schools will now have more power didn't really address a huge question. What will happen to women's sports?

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  3. espnW -- Female referees deserve their chance at the pros

    Jane McManus

    The NFL has included two women on its list of officials. Clearly they know what they're signing up for, so let them prove their mettle, just like their male counterparts did.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  4. espnW -- NCAA Woman of the Year finalists excelling in every way

    Jane McManus

    The nine finalists for NCAA Woman of the Year are much more than just terrific in their sports. They've also excelled in the classroom, displayed leadership and served their communities.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  5. espnW -- Global Sports Mentorship Program wraps up with luncheon,...

    Jane McManus

    With plans for change in place, Global Sports Mentoring Program participants, mentors and women gathered at a final luncheon to share stories, laugh and reflect on their three-week whirlwind.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  6. espnW -- Stanford teammates try to bring hoops clinics to world

    Jane McManus

    Shelley Nweke found basketball later in life than most scholarship athletes, but knowing the impact it's had on her has led the Peace Corps participant to want to share the game with young girls everywhere.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  7. Winning by 105 not very sporting

    Jane McManus

    If the stakes were Olympic gold or a WNBA championship, by all means, score as many baskets as you can. No one will fault you for a single pick-and-roll. But beating an inferior opponent 107-2, as the Bloomington (Ind.) South High School girls' ba...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  8. espnW -- Female athletes pay steep price for controversies

    Jane McManus

    As the Hope Solo and Chamique Holdsclaw controversies show, female athletes can be just as flawed as men -- and the price they pay can be steeper.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  9. espnW -- Athletes make views known this election season

    Jane McManus

    From Victor Cruz to Swin Cash and Chris Kluwe, athletes haven't been shy with sharing and hearing others' political views this election season.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  10. 2012 U.S. Open -- Is debate about sets played or good tennis?

    Jane McManus

    Debate about whether women deserve equal pay at Grand Slam tournaments continues. But is it really about how many sets they play or good tennis?

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  11. Female athletes connect with Twitter

    Jane McManus

    Female athletes are using Twitter to overcome the lack of coverage in traditional media, staying connected with fans, attracting sponsors and promoting their sports.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  12. Jane McManus -- Women's Professional Soccer struggles sign of big...

    Jane McManus

    Research shows that as sports fans, women don't behave in the same way as men. The resulting lack of sponsorship and loyal fans creates an uphill battle for women's pro leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  13. Calling the Shots -- Officially unbalanced

    Jane McManus

    There is only one woman official in major American men's sports. But there are some who hope to soon break that glass ceiling.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  14. Women in Pro Sports -- Can women play with the men?

    Jane McManus

    Since Title IX, the number of women participating in sports has skyrocketed, and the skill level has improved significantly. And still we wonder: Can an exceptional woman ever crack the ranks of men's pro sports? Or should she even try?

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  15. Women's NCAA tournament: Connecticut Huskies' Maya Moore has diff...

    Jane McManus

    It's no secret that Maya Moore is among the best women's basketball players in the country, perhaps in the history of the sport. But what might be a surprise to many of them is how much personality she shows off the court.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  16. Women's NCAA tournament -- UConn shows its winning ways

    Jane McManus

    Once again, No. 1 seeded UConn finds itself in the winner's circle as the Huskies thump Duke to reach another Final Four.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2011