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Sports Capital Journalism Program Hosts College Basketball Symposium

On the first day of the college basketball season, the Sports Capital Journalism Program hosted a discussion on the state of the industry after an unprecedented period of self-examination and change.

More than six months after the findings of the Commission on College Basketball, which resulted in legislation created by the National Collegiate […]

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 […]