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Weekly Roundup: June 5 – June 11

Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) of Sports Illustrated examines why the Golden State Warriors’ dynasty will keep going for the foreseeable future.

Ari Wasserman (@AriWasserman) of The Athletic profiles Ohio State’s Tyreke Smith and the role of race in his recruitment.

Sweeny Murti (@YankeesWFAN) takes an inning-by-inning look at the Houston Astros strange combined no-hitter.

Chris Haynes […]

Weekly Roundup: April 24 – April 30

Noam Scheiber (@noamscheiber) of The New York Times profiles Doris Burke and her rise to being one of the top analysts in the NBA.

Matt Bonesteel (@MattBonesteel) of The Washington Post describes one of the more unique traditions in the NHL and how some Tennessee Titans players got involved with it.

Brittany Bronson (@BrittanyBronso1) of […]

Weekly Roundup: May 30th-June 5th

Seth Davis looks back on his 22 years with Sports Illustrated in his final article with the magazine.

Tommy Caldwell writes in Outside that he fears for his close friend, climber Alex Honnold, after he became the first person to free solo climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.

Luke O’Neil of Esquire writes about […]

U.S. men’s basketball looks beatable heading into quarterfinals

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

RIO DE JANEIRO – Even though Olympic basketball games are eight minutes shorter than the NBA, Paul George feels the U.S. men’s team has struggled to put together a complete-game effort.

The U.S. (5-0) finished group play with the only unblemished record, but the games have […]

Coach K comfortable with USA Basketball’s new identity

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

CHICAGO – There’s no concealing the fact that this is Mike Krzyzewski’s most inexperienced Olympic team. There’s no LeBron James, Kobe Bryant or Chris Paul. In fact, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant are the only players on the 12-man roster with Olympic experience.

That doesn’t mean […]