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  1. 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
  2. Too Much, Too Soon (And Too Late) For Venus Williams

    Jane McManus

    She showed flashes of her old brilliance, but the 34-year-old Venus Williams, who has been busy with doubles, dug a hole and couldn't quite escape in a third-round loss to Sara Errani at the US Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  3. Next American star in women's tennis? Take your pick

    Jane McManus

    There are a number of candidates who will be competing long after Venus and Serena Williams hang up their tennis shoes, as evidenced by the number of American women making it past the US Open first round.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. The Williams Sisters Changed Tennis for the Better; Give Them Cre...

    Jane McManus

    In which Jane McManus says it's time to get beyond the criticism and give Venus and Serena Williams the credit they're due for changing tennis.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  5. Why Simona Halep And Other Top Seeds Are In Tight Spot At US Open...

    Jane McManus

    Second-seeded Simona Halep needed three sets to win her first-round match at the US Open. Ditto for Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams and Andrea Petkovic. Sometimes the early pressure is the most intense pressure.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  6. Rex Ryan hits back at Giants RB Williams

    Jane McManus

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The annual preseason game between the New York Jets and New York Giants may not actually count, but you wouldn't know that for all the verbiage -- and regret -- that comes with it every season. Jets coach Rex Ryan picked up o...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  7. espnW -- Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova could meet in Wimbledon...

    Jane McManus

    Can you say ouch? Five-time champion Serena Williams shares a quarterfinal bracket with French Open winner Maria Sharapova and French Open semifinalists Andrea Petkovic and Eugenie Bouchard.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  8. espnW -- Venus Williams back at Wimbledon, scene of her greatest ...

    Jane McManus

    Venus Williams won five Wimbledon singles titles between 2000 and 2008. Can the 34-year-old American summon any of her old magic on the green grass this year?

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  9. espnW -- Ernests Gulbis comments at 2014 French Open about women ...

    Jane McManus

    If you can't go any bigger than that, Ernests Gulbis, it's time to go home. The Latvian's remarks about professional tennis players and motherhood were insensitive, but not even Maria Sharapova could take them seriously.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  10. espnW -- Venus Williams remains an inspiration on tennis court, e...

    Jane McManus

    Her best days are behind her, but Venus Williams remains a true inspiration every time she steps onto the court.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  11. espnW -- Serena Williams primed for true Grand Slam year starting...

    Jane McManus

    Steffi Graf has done it. So hasn't Margaret Court and Maureen Connolly. Serena Williams is primed to join their company as the winner of a true Grand Slam this year, but it all starts with getting past Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  12. espnW -- Further evidence of Venus and Serena Williams' influence...

    Jane McManus

    It's no secret Venus and Serena Williams have changed the game of tennis. But 2014 will show further evidence of their influence on the court, as an even more diverse group of American women hits the pros.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  13. espnW -- Serena Williams runs away with WTA year-end awards

    Jane McManus

    We can say it enough: What Serena Williams did in 2013 defied all odds -- even by her own standards.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  14. espnW -- Serena Williams on top of her game, and our Impact 10 li...

    Jane McManus

    From her record earnings to her two Grand Slam titles, Serena Williams continued to dominate her sport at a time in her career when most athletes would be entering their swan songs.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  15. Austin Howard has Mario Williams' number

    Jane McManus

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Austin Howard would never say it outright, but Rex Ryan can; the Jets' right tackle has gotten the better of defensive end Mario Williams every time the New York Jets have faced the Bills. "Well, he's done a phenomenal job ag...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  16. espnW -- Recapping the 2013 women's Grand Slam season

    Jane McManus

    Sloane Stephens' breakthrough, Maria Sharapova's breakdown and Serena Williams' dominance highlighted the 2013 Grand Slam events.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013