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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Lorin Dixon leads Connecticut rally against Georgetown

    Jane McManus

    The Connecticut Huskies were looking more vulnerable by the second, even the nation's best player, Maya Moore, couldn't seem to find the answer to Georgetown's scoring. Until Lorin Dixon came on and changed the Huskies' fortunes for the better.

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2011
  15. Marist Red Foxes head coach Brian Giorgis has the winning formula...

    Jane McManus

    From a lengthy career guiding a Poughkeepsie high school to a national ranking to leading Marist to a No. 17 ranking and its seventh NCAA tournament, Brian Giorgis' dedication to his teams has led to success.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  16. Games We're Watching: All basketball, all the time

    Jane McManus

    There are a slew of games competing for our attention tonight, and most of them involve basketball.

    Blog | Conversation | December 08, 2010