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  1. Nothing To Hide? Why Roger Goodell Should Have To Testify In Ray ...

    Jane McManus

    Jane McManus says that when Ray Rice's appeal is heard the first week of November, the NFL commissioner should be present and be transparent, even if it makes the league look bad.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  2. Players Need Accountability, Not Protection, From Their Community...

    Jane McManus

    Jane McManus discusses the importance of teams, leagues and law enforcement officials showing transparent diligence when it comes to handling accusations of player misconduct.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  3. When It Comes To Law Enforcement, Do Athletes Get Preferential Tr...

    Jane McManus

    Jane McManus discusses the preferential treatment of athletes, including the Ray McDonald arrest and involvement of an off-duty police officer who is a member of the 49ers security team.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  4. Demand For Female Voices Shows How Sports-Consuming Culture Has C...

    Jane McManus

    Jane McManus discusses how the media have at last made full use of female commentators and reporters during the NFL's domestic violence fiasco.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  5. When It Comes To Discussing Hope Solo, Some Only Hear What They W...

    Jane McManus

    In which Jane McManus discusses how a segment of the sports-watching population demands that Hope Solo is given equal condemnation as Ray Rice.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  6. Hiring Women Doesn't Excuse the NFL's Past Disregard, But It's a ...

    Jane McManus

    In which Jane McManus discusses the league's history of disregarding women, and how important it is for the new female hires to have real influence.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  7. The NFL's Updated Domestic Violence Policy Gets Its First Test

    Jane McManus

    In which Jane McManus discusses an important moment for the league and the new domestic violence policy, as precedent will be established no matter the outcome.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  8. espnW -- Steelers orthopedic surgeon Robin West tackling concussi...

    Jane McManus

    Orthopedic surgeon Robin West, with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2003, believes increased awareness, combined with improved detection and treatment, can reduce the incidence of brain trauma among athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  9. espnW -- Condoleezza Rice's potential football appointment threat...

    Jane McManus

    Why are some up in arms over Condoleezza Rice becoming a potential member of the College Football Playoff selection committee? It's simple, writes Jane McManus: members of an old guard decrying women's gains into yet another boys' club.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  10. espnW -- When not playing is the right call

    Jane McManus

    As recent headline-making examples in high school football show, sometimes the decision to not play games or to sit players shows true character.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  11. Thomas earns stripes, gets preseason game

    Jane McManus

    Sarah Thomas, a college football official who was part of an NFL clinic profiled by espnW in June, was assigned as a line judge in Friday's NFL preseason game between the Raiders and the Saints in New Orleans. Thomas currently is in the developme...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  12. espnW -- Official Sarah Thomas is NFL's ultimate recruiting tool

    Jane McManus

    Conference USA football official Sarah Thomas is on a path to the NFL, and is showing girls there is a place for them in the league.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  13. espnW -- Ugly backlash toward victim adds insult to injury in Ste...

    Jane McManus

    With area residents, including girls, heaping scorn on the victim following the convictions of two football players, justice is far from done in the Steubenville rape case.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  14. Patterson may live first-round dream

    Jane McManus

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Football's appeal may lie partly in its violence, the velocity of collisions and aerodynamic spectacles in the end zone. Which is why the NFL combine leading up to the April draft is a little deceptive. Yes, there are 40-yard dashe...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  15. espnW -- Alabama coach needs more than sensitivity training

    Jane McManus

    An Alabama high school teacher and coach made a non-apology for an anti-gay diatribe which included a disrespectful reference to the First Lady as "fat butt Michelle Obama."

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  16. espnW -- Next stop for Sam Gordon is Super Bowl XLVII

    Jane McManus

    Sam Gordon's football moves made her a YouTube sensation last year. Now, her "Sweet Feet" are taking her all the way to the Super Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013