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Postcard from the World Cup: On Entering The Mixed Zone

At the end of my first day covering the USA Basketball Women’s National Team in the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup, I felt like I was just initiated into the fraternity of journalists.

This feeling didn’t come to me while I was sitting in the media room waiting for the games to start. It wasn’t […]

Weekly Roundup: May 2 – May 8

Dave Sheinin (@DaveSheinin) of The Washington Post details how Hall of Fame pitcher Palmer dove into his family history to see if he was a Kennedy.

Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) of The San Francisco Chronicle details how Stephen Piscotty helped his mother cope with her ALS before she passed.

Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated explains how […]

Audio: Charles Pierce Enters the USBWA Hall of Fame

Photo Credit: USBWA

Political commentator Charles Pierce, who began his career writing about sports, entered the United States Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame on Monday afternoon during the NCAA Final Four in San Antonio.

Minnesota overcomes Gustafson’s Record 48 Points to Reach Semis

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a record-setting performance by Iowa’s Megan Gustafson, the fifth-seeded Hawkeyes fell to fourth-seeded Minnesota, 90-89, in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Gustafson, Iowa’s 6-foot, 3-inch junior center, scored 48 points, the most by any player – male or female […]

Weekly Roundup: February 6 – February 12

Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) of ESPN explains why the Cavaliers turning their roster over was their best option at the trade deadline.

Bob Klapisch (@BobKlap) of the New York Post profiles New York Mets legend Buddy Harrelson as he battles Alzheimer’s.

Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) of Yahoo Sports explains how Victor Oladipo became an NBA All-Star.

Dan […]