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Weekly Roundup August 22nd- August 28th

Ben Baskin of Sports Illustrated wrote a detailed account of the Connor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather fight.

Molly Light of ESPN profiles USC quarterback Sam Darnold.

Mike Chiappetta of SB Nation believes McGregor lost the fight to Mayweather but earned a new wave of fans.

Michael Pina of Vice Sports wrote on the Boston Celtics big bet […]

Weekly Roundup: August 8-14

Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News says farewell after 33 years as a sports writer.

Mark Purdy also wrote a series on his long and storied career, including this one where he describes his best and worst assignments.

Elizabeth Merrill of ESPN tells the story of a small town in rural Texas where […]

Weekly Roundup: August 1-7

Ben Reiter of Sports Illustrated tells the story of Hideki Irabu, the former Yankee pitcher who never lived up to the lofty expectations.

Don Van Natta of ESPN profiles Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame over the weekend.

Sam Borden of ESPN tells the story of former […]

Weekly Roundup: July 25th-31st

Dave Kaplan of The National Pastime Museum tells the story of longtime baseball writer Claire Smith, the first African American woman to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Bob Brookover of the Philadelphia Inquier also wrote on Claire Smith and the gender and race barriers she broke in her storied career.

Nicki Jhabvala […]