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Weekly Roundup: April 4 to 10

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

In his farewell column for the Detroit Free Press, Joe Rexrode reflects on his relationship with Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo.

The New York Times’ Sarah Lyall writes on a triathlete accused of cheating by cutting courses, an offense considered worse than doping by some in […]

Postcard from Indy: Taking advantage of the opportunity

“Nice. What a cool opportunity.”

That was Syracuse senior Cornelia Fondren’s response when I introduced myself as “Frank Gogola, a graduate student from IUPUI right here in Indy” during Saturday’s open locker room session ahead of the Women’s Final Four at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

After I finished interviewing Fondren, she asked me if I knew […]

Postcard from Indy: Excitement, experience permeate Women’s Final Four

Forty minutes after turning on my recorder, Rebecca Lobo, ESPN analyst and star of the 1995 UConn championship team, stopped talking to reporters.

Her answers to questions ranged from thoughts on UConn’s chances, specific players, such as Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson, and coach Geno Auriemma. She also rightfully disdained people who criticized UConn’s domination […]

O’Neal, Iverson, Izzo part of 2016 Hall of Fame class

By Cameron Stewart | @ThatManCam

Sports Capital Journalism Program

HOUSTON — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 10 members of its class of 2016.

Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson, Yao Ming, Sheryl Swoopes, Zelmo Beatty, Tom Izzo, John McLendon, Darell Garretson, Cumberland Posey, and Jerry Reinsdorf will be enshrined […]

Postcard from Houston: A decision, a dream and a story to write

I still remember the day fondly, sitting on my couch on one blazing Arizona summer day. Fall courses of the final semester of my undergrad career at Arizona State University were set to begin. I was coming to a crossroads, not sure where to go or what to do next.  Grad school was a […]