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Remembering Sports Writing Legend Frank Deford

Sports writing giant Frank Deford died this week at the age of 78. Reactions to his passing have poured in as members of the sports media tip their cap to one of the most influential writers in the history of the industry. Here is a small taste of the remembrances from some of the best […]

Sato’s late charge gives Japan its first Indy 500 victory

By Ryan Gregory

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS –Takuma Sato had been on many dates with the Indy 500, but this was the first that ended with a kiss.

Sato waited seven long years to lay his lips on the bricks of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including a final-lap disappointment in 2012. On Sunday, Sato […]

Weekly Roundup: May 23-29

It’s a special Indy 500 edition of the Weekly Roundup featuring current and former students of the Sports Capital Journalism Program at IUPUI.

Michael Williams covers Fernando Alonso’s jump from Formula One to the Indy 500 for Indianapolis Monthly.

Joe Spears profiles driver Jay Howard for Indianapolis Monthly.

Rob Peeters profiles Carlos Munoz for Indianapolis […]

Weekly Roundup: May 16-22

Bob Klapisch of The Bergen Record tell the story of a baseball field that was named in honor of a player who was hit by a pitch and killed in 1958.

Richard Justice of Sports on Earth believes we should stop questioning David Ortiz’s legacy in Boston.

Jason Kersey of SEC Country tells the story […]

Weekly Roundup: May 9-15

Chris Ballard of Sports Illustrated goes over all the ways Steve Kerr has been able to continue leading the Warriors in his absence.

Outside the Lines explores what effect the Syrian government has had on its national soccer team.

Nigel Warburton of Aeon looks at the culture or mountaineering and how harder is viewed as […]