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Postcard from Speedway: ‘I Had Never Seen a Spectacle Like This’

A month ago I was preparing to attend my first Indianapolis 500. Paddock Box 34, Row G, Seat 2 was where I was going to witness the start and the finish before my plans changed. I woke up Sunday knowing I was going to watch from the media center, an opportunity that would not be […]

The ‘Last Box to Tick’ Makes Power the Indy 500 Champion

By Josh Roller

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time, Australia is home to a winner of the Indianapolis 500. Will Power delivered the victory on Sunday to give team owner Roger Penske his 17th victory in the 102nd running. Power emerged after six lead changes in the last 25 laps to […]

Weekly roundup: March 7-March 13

A three-part series on the voice of the Tar Heels, who is suffering from a neurocognitive disease. 

This week, the U.S. Olympic Committee asked the head of USA Gymnastics to resign.

A feature on the journey of Villanova standout Darryl Reynolds.

Northwestern officially made the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history.

Nike […]

Running on fumes, Alexander Rossi becomes an unlikely champion

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 produced one of its most stunning results when Alexander Rossi, a 24-year-old former Formula One driver with only one other oval appearance, moved into first place without knowing if he would be able to reach the Yard of […]

Josef Newgarden laments Indy 500 sprint that didn’t happen

By Tyler Fenwick | @Ty_Fenwick

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – If Josef Newgarden could have had it his way, he would have gone into a dead sprint competition with Alexander Rossi and Carlos Munoz in the final laps for a chance to win the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

The Newgarden team’s fuel […]