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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: Sept 19- Sept 25

Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post gave a scathing commentary on what Donald Trump does not understand about the NFL and its protesting players.

Wright Thompson of ESPN the Magazine wrote a first hand account of the Cleveland Indians during the team’s 22 game winning streak.

Larry Lage of the Associated Press told the story of […]

Weekly Roundup: May 16-22

Bob Klapisch of The Bergen Record tell the story of a baseball field that was named in honor of a player who was hit by a pitch and killed in 1958.

Richard Justice of Sports on Earth believes we should stop questioning David Ortiz’s legacy in Boston.

Jason Kersey of SEC Country tells the story […]

Weekly Roundup: February 21-27

Brendan Gaughan was injured by Allen Iverson in college, then he became a NASCAR driver.

This is a crazy story on the twisted world of sports blogs and partnerships.

Budapest announced its withdrawal from consideration for the 2024 Summer Olympics, narrowing the field to just Paris and Los Angeles.

A beautiful photo-driven story on mountain biking […]

Weekly Roundup: November 7 – November 13

In the wake of a historic election, the nation grapples with its differences. The feeling is familiar to veteran sports reporter Tim Layden.

Roger Bennett travels to Germany to meet rising American soccer star Christian Pulisic.

Joe Resnick, a sports writer for the Associated Press battling advanced colon cancer, thought nobody cared. He was wrong.

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