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Postcard from Minneapolis: Bob Ryan, Mike Breen and me

Mere hours after landing in Minnesota on Thursday, I found myself in the lobby of the Courtyard by Marriott near U.S. Bank Stadium, dumbfounded, listening to the legendary Bob Ryan tell Mike Williams and I his favorite Larry Bird stories.

I was like a kid in a candy store, leaning against the wall and sharing […]

Together again: Moncrief, Sikma reunited in Hall of Fame celebration

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17

Sports Capital Journalism Program

MINNEAPOLIS – When the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 was announced here this weekend, former Milwaukee Bucks teammates Sidney Moncrief and Jack Sikma said they will be honored to enter the Hall with one another in September.

“Oh, it’s special,” said Moncrief, […]

From the archives: How the Combine grew from obscurity into obsession

Editor’s Note: Five years ago, while earning his M.A. in Sports Journalism at IUPUI, graduate assistant Cory Collins described the growth of the National Football League Scouting Combine.

By Cory Collins

INDIANAPOLIS — It wasn’t always this way.

Not so long ago, elite college football players could gather in relative anonymity, get poked, prodded, […]

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 […]

Fox Sports remembers Bill Webb

FOX Sports mourned the loss of director Bill Webb on Tuesday, March 7. Webb was an inductee into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame last December, was a major part of 30 Sports Emmys won by FOX and directed 17 World Series in his lifetime.

Ken Rosenthal wrote a touching tribute to his mentor and […]