Amanda Rykoff is a New York City-based writer. She’s a sports fan, proud Penn alum, recovering attorney, devoted aunt, and voracious consumer of media. She has contributed to ESPN, ONE World Sports, The Outside Corner and previously co-hosted the ESPN podcast, “Play Ball!” Follow her on Twitter.
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Here are five tips from Laak on how to make sure you leave with your buddies’ money at the end of poker night.
Daymond John Goes Beyond the ‘Shark Tank’ [INTERVIEW]
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10 Horrendous MLB Hats No Fan Should Wear
Ah, Opening Day. One of the best days of the year. The smell of fresh-cut grass. The crack of the bat. Peanuts. Cracker Jacks. And....questionable baseball cap choices throughout the crowd. We know that people buy them, but why? We’ve taken a look at the thousands of licensed Major L…
New Boston Red Sox Anthem, ‘At Fenway’ is Pretty Horrendous
Twitter’s burning up today with news of 'At Fenway', a new song and music video debuting just in time for Opening Day of the baseball season. This homage to Fenway Park by “crooner” Brian Evans is, as this post put it, “about the worst thing imaginable” and after suffering through this video several…
Check Out the Trailer for the New Jackie Robinson Film, ’42’
Spring training is in full swing, Team USA is contending for the World Baseball Classic title and Opening Day is less than18 days away (but who’s counting?). We’re also less than a month from another major baseball milestone -- the release of “42,&CloseCurlyDoub…
Watch Hilarious Outtakes of Charles Barkley and Alec Baldwin For Capital One
Charles Barkley is known for his over-sized physique and personality and unfiltered approach to basketball analysis.
What’s it Like to Go to the Super Bowl As a Fan? One Writer’s Journey
The Super Bowl is the biggest of all the Big Games and New Orleans is the best city* to host such a big game.
2013 Super Bowl Interviews: New Orleans Under Attack By ‘Swamp People’
All the stars are out this week in New Orleans for the Super Bowl. Stroll through the French Quarter and you’re sure to see current and former NFL players, familiar faces from stage and screen (this intrepid writer spotted Neil Patrick Harris and Alec Baldwin at dinner on Friday night), television p…
Super Bowl 2013 Coaches’ Press Conference: “What Have You Learned From Your Mom?”
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks (or just arrived from another planet), you probably know that this year’s Super Bowl not only matches up the 49ers and the Ravens, but two brothers, John (Ravens) and Jim (49ers). The Harbaughs are also the son of coaching legend Jack H…