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Weekly Roundup: June 20 to 26

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde pens a personal column on the joy and pride of watching his kids making it to the U.S. Olympic swim trials.

Chris Hine, an openly gay sports writer, asks why do gay athletes remain in the closet, even as LGBT rights progress.

Outside […]

Weekly Roundup: June 13 to 19

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

To mark Father’s Day, Chicago Tribune reporter Chris Kuc asks White Sox and Cubs players what fatherhood has taught them.

An oral history of the 2006 NBA Finals on its 10-year anniversary: Free throws, hotel switches and the ‘phantom call.’ Story by ESPN TrueHoop’s Tim MacMahon and Marc […]

Weekly Roundup: June 6 to 12

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

Bill Simmons goes deep with the Hollywood Reporter about his breakup with ESPN, his free agency and his new HBO show.

You thought Marshawn Lynch was just here so he wouldn’t get fined? The seemingly quiet former Seahawk opens up to L. Jon Wertheim about his childhood, […]

From the Chicago Tribune: Hockey Hall of Fame writer Bob Verdi ‘in a class by himself’

By David Haugh

When the incomparable Bob Verdi used to call the Tribune sports desk to check on his columns, several questions routinely followed.

Self-deprecating to a fault, Verdi liked to ask if his work was running in the back of the section by the tire ads. He would quiz copy editors about Chicago’s breaking […]

Weekly Roundup: May 30 to June 5

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

The Kansas City Star’s Rustin Dodd on how the Royals’ Whit Merrifield is fulfilling the family dream.

Gridiron Now’s Rachel Baribeau opens up about herself being abused and why college football’s disjointed culture is breaking her heart.

Boxer, activist and humanitarian icon Muhammad Ali died Friday at 74.  Memories […]