2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
Rio 2016

Behind Fun-Loving Front, Dawgs are Dedicated

By Sarah Bahr | @smbahr14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES — What’s the first item on a 242-pound man’s to-do list when he’s dropped in the middle of an 8-year-old girl’s princess-packed paradise?

Georgia linebacker Lorenzo Carter had Mickey on his mind.

“The first thing I had to do was get my ears,” Carter […]

Riley Looks to Add Rose Bowl to First-Year Successes

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES –– For a few seconds during his career debut as his team’s head coach, Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley simply stood on the sidelines, waiting for the game to continue after the University of Texas at El Paso was called for a holding on third down […]

For the Roses, and a Spot in Atlanta: Who Will Advance?

By Sarah Bahr and Alaa Abdeldaiem | @smbahr14 @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

PASADENA, Calif. – The 104th Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will feature programs appearing for just the second time in their histories. Oklahoma, which won here in 2003, and Georgia, which won 75 years ago, will meet in a semifinal of the College Football […]

Oklahoma, Georgia Key to Supreme Court Ruling

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES –– As the University of Oklahoma and the University of Georgia prepare to meet in Monday afternoon’s Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual, Andrew Coats, Dean Emeritus of the College of Law at Oklahoma, is aware of the headlines surrounding the game’s national […]

Dr. Charles West Enters Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

By Sarah Bahr | @smbahr14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

PASADENA, Calif. — We don’t play against black players.

The Washington and Lee College coach, Jimmy DeHart, leader of an all-white football team from Lexington, Virginia, balked at letting his team square off against the black-quarterback-led Washington & Jefferson College squad from Washington, Pennsylvania.

The coach […]