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Weekly Roundup: May 23 to 29

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

Marcus Thompson II, of the San Jose Mercury News, on the Warriors’ hidden hero from Game 6: Andre Iguodala.

Sportsnet’s Michael Grange asks: Just how much is free agent DeMar DeRozan’s love for Toronto worth?

ESPN’s Rob Demovsky provides a glimpse into a day in the life of […]

Running on fumes, Alexander Rossi becomes an unlikely champion

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 produced one of its most stunning results when Alexander Rossi, a 24-year-old former Formula One driver with only one other oval appearance, moved into first place without knowing if he would be able to reach the Yard of […]

Josef Newgarden laments Indy 500 sprint that didn’t happen

By Tyler Fenwick | @Ty_Fenwick

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – If Josef Newgarden could have had it his way, he would have gone into a dead sprint competition with Alexander Rossi and Carlos Munoz in the final laps for a chance to win the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

The Newgarden team’s fuel […]

Dean Stoneman’s comeback continues with narrowest victory at Freedom 100

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Five years ago, Dean Stoneman was spending 18 hours a day going through chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. On Friday, he won for the second time in 13 days, edging Ed Jones by .0024, the closest margin in the history of the Indianapolis Motor […]

Weekly Roundup: May 16 to 22

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

SI media writer Richard Deitsch has a roundtable with several reporters about “cleaning up” quotes.

From SportsCenter Featured: The 74-year-old coach who revived football at Benton Harbor, a crippled Michigan high school.

Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press, dives into the past year for Erik Kramer, the former […]