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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 […]

Northwestern advances and remembers a teammate

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The last time the Northwestern Wildcats played in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, when they made their unexpected trip to the semifinals a year ago, Jordan Hankins played an important role in the journey.

The ninth-seeded Wildcats defeated No. 8 Iowa, 78-73, […]

Iowa’s Perfection Ends With 27 Seconds To Go

By Rebecca Harris

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS—They looked like extras in an apocalyptic movie.

Black eye paint smeared everywhere. Scuffed elbows. Blood stains on pants. Eyes on the verge of tears. And a haunted look on every face that undoubtedly will stay there for a while.

The University of […]

Quick Hits: Five questions for Rick Brown

By Zach Wagner

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – In light of Saturday’s Big Ten Championship Game between Iowa and Michigan State, I spoke with the Des Moines Register’s senior sports reporter Rick Brown about a couple of topics related to the Hawkeyes’s outstanding season. Brown has been with the Register since […]

The championship challenge of a perfect Iowa season

Kirk Ferentz speaks to the media ahead of Saturday’s Big Ten Championship Game.

By Rebecca Harris

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The University of Iowa makes its inaugural appearance in the Big Ten championship game this weekend after a school-record 12-0 season. The Hawkeyes have not performed on as big […]