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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. espnW -- Sam Gordon, 9, invited to attend Super Bowl

    Jane McManus

    On Wednesday, Sam Gordon's family got a card from the NFL offering the 9-year-old phenom tickets to the Super Bowl in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2013
  7. Street Clothes - New York Jets right tackle Austin Howard hits th...

    Jane McManus

    Jets offensive lineman Austin Howard already plays the cello, and when his football days are over, he plans to tackle the piano.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  8. Kicking around ideas good for football

    Jane McManus

    "Football. There's murder in that game. Prizefighting doesn't compare in roughness or in danger with football. In the ring, at least you know what you're doing. You know what your opponent is trying to do. He's right there in front of you. But in foo...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  9. espnW 53rd Man -- Garrett McIntyre's secret: Never stop playing

    Jane McManus

    This week's 53rd Man, Garrett McIntyre, went undrafted, then played in the CFL and Arena football before finally making the Jets as a 26-year-old rookie.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  10. NFL draft is a family drama

    Jane McManus

    The presence of loved ones both young (like 2-year-old Morris Claiborne) and old makes the NFL draft's first round an emotional evening.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  11. NFL's breast cancer campaign touches many

    Jane McManus

    Derrick Mason wears pink to honor his mom, Glennie Winn, a breast cancer survivor. He is just one of many NFL personalities who have a tie to the disease.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  12. NFL needs to show the way

    Jane McManus

    Testing for human growth hormone abuse is something that needs to start now, not be argued over by leagues and unions.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  13. Calling the Shots -- In NFL, women are in the pipeline

    Jane McManus

    The head of officials says there are women under consideration, and he expects to see one refereeing in the NFL soon.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  14. Commentary -- With NFL back, get ready for a wild ride

    Jane McManus

    Thank the owners' greed for the scramble sure to ensue as NFL teams try to negotiate with their own players, sign free agents and set their rosters.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  15. Women in the Pros -- For women, tackling NFL is a long shot

    Jane McManus

    Women have played football in high school and college, and have their own tackle leagues. But if someone makes it to the NFL, it will likely be as a kicker.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  16. Super Bowl XLV: A (football) league of their own - women's footba...

    Jane McManus

    Women have been playing football for decades -- mostly on the margins, reports Jane McManus. But this week, U.S. women's national team members have been introducing kids to the sport, and showing them that helmets and pads are not just for boys.

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2011