In his memoir "Daddy's Little Goalie," veteran sports writer Robert Strauss recounts the joy, funny moments and lessons learned from raising two athletic daughters.
Nov 29 | By Amanda Rykoff
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The Giants are still celebrating, but we already can't wait for next year. Here are five things to watch for in baseball in 2013.
Oct 29 6:53 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Two storied franchises will battle for the chance to write the next chapter in MLB history beginning Wednesday night. Will the Giants capture a second title in three years or will Detroit take the title?
Oct 24 4:55 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The Giants and Cardinals have both simply refused to die during this postseason. Here's what you need to know heading into a compelling NLCS Game 7.
Oct 22 7:03 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The Yankees are down 0-2 in the ALCS and hitting the road, is there anything that can save New York's season? Our experts weigh in.
Oct 15 | By espnW
The Cardinals and Giants meet as defending 2011 and 2010 World Series winners, respectively, which marks the first time back-to-back champs have faced off in a championship series.
Oct 14 6:04 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The Yankees and Tigers have all the tools from solid starting pitching to hot (sometimes subbed) sluggers for the ALCS to potentially go the seven-game distance.
Oct 13 4:48 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Documentary delves into concussions in sports, including women's soccer. The long-term impact of head trauma isn't just for men.
Sep 20 5:55 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Despite its title, "Knuckleball!" is a film about life -- and the struggle to achieve one's dream -- much more than it is about the pitch or baseball.
Sep 17 2:51 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Back from bankruptcy, the AVP professional beach volleyball tour returns this weekend in Cincinnati with new ownership and a more sensible business plan.
Aug 31 10:37 AM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
With her devastating armbar, Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone from insecure girl to the toughest woman in MMA.
Aug 17 1:49 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Former Olympian Cheryl Haworth is getting a new prospective on the Games while cheering for former teammates Sarah Robles and Holley Mangold from her Georgia home.
Aug 3 5:02 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The new documentary "Strong!", about 300-pound Olympic weightlifter Cheryl Haworth, challenges our notions of what it means to be a fit female athlete.
Jul 25 2:43 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
In its second year, the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series seeks to take advantage of the sport's Olympic attention and build a lasting U.S. tour.
Jun 27 3:46 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
With the Midsummer Classic upon us, our writers tackle the question of whether MLB should continue to require every team to be represented in the All-Star Game or whether the practice waters down the product.
Jun 25 | By espnW
Ryan Zimmerman's annual Night at the Park fund-raiser raked in $200,000 worth of donations to fight multiple sclerosis, a disease which his mother has battled since 1995.
Jun 18 4:21 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
With a little luck and a lot of planning, MLB teams helped four military dads returning from deployment give their families a special memory.
Jun 15 3:33 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
In a new book, Natalee Righetti, daughter of Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti, recounts her challenging life with cerebral palsy, and the escape baseball has provided.
Jun 7 8:11 AM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Heather Nabozny and Nicole Sherry have both found a way to turn their passion for baseball and turf IQs into careers as head groundskeepers in Detroit and Baltimore.
May 22 | By Amanda Rykoff
Their mothers played big parts in Mark Herzlich and Marcus Dixon overcoming the odds. For one it was cancer; the other prison. And the two football players say they wouldn't be 'living the dream' without their moms.
May 11 4:03 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
In a family of Olympians, Diana Lopez has learned plenty from her older brothers in their sport of taekwondo. But it's her mother, Ondina, who taught her to be strong and independent.
May 11 11:11 AM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
From the Cave Monster to home run slides to surprise deliveries of ballpark eats, here's a taste of the action from a jam-packed day with the nine fans residing in MLB's Fan Cave.
May 9 3:37 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
Stephanie Wilka's second home was the little league fields where her father coached and her brothers played, so it's only fitting that the Astros' coordinator of amateur scouting continues to build her career around the sport she grew up with.
May 8 | By Amanda Rykoff
How are U.S. Olympic hopefuls faring just 100 days out from the start of the London Olympics? We caught up with a few of them during Wednesday's festivities in Times Square.
Apr 19 1:45 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff
The new Broadway play "Magic/Bird" recounts the role Larry Bird's mother, Georgia, played in turning his rivalry with Magic Johnson into a lifelong friendship.
Apr 12 1:11 PM ET | By Amanda Rykoff