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Ryan Kelly: The ‘heart and soul’ of the Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama center Ryan Kelly points out coverage during an Alabama home game.

Editor’s note: The following story first appeared on the Sports Capital Journalism Website on Jan. 10, 2016. In light of the Indianapolis Colts selecting Ryan Kelly with their 2016 first-round pick, the story has been reposted.  

By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner

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From The Dallas Morning News: Legendary News sportswriter Blackie Sherrod dies at 96

Blackie Sherrod, the greatest Texas sportswriter of his generation or any other, now and forevermore, died Thursday afternoon at age 96.

Sherrod died at his home in Dallas of natural causes, said his wife, Joyce. He had been in hospice care for the past week.

Sherrod was voted Texas Sportswriter of the Year a record […]

Weekly Roundup: April 18 to 24

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

Wright Thompson, of ESPN The Magazine, pens an in-depth, revealing feature on the secret history of Tiger Woods: Woods’ love for military training, and how his life unraveled after his father’s death.

ESPN’s Greg Ostendorf writes on three international college football players — from Denmark, Germany and […]

Four decades of the women’s college basketball poll: History and impact

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Tennessee and UConn were on a collision course. The Volunteers started the 1994-95 season ranked No. 1 in the AP poll; the Huskies were No. 4.

Before the season, ESPN had scheduled a game for Martin Luther King Day at 1 p.m. to fill […]

Weekly Roundup: April 11 to 17

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

The Boston Globe’s Eric Moskowitz writes about a Boston Marathon bombing amputee who will run in this year’s race.

Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch opines that Vin Scully should call the World Series one final time before retiring.

Michael Powell, of The New York Times, exposes the Yankees’ […]