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Gonzaga, where the Kennel goes on the road and Bulldogs come home

Gonzaga student Andrew Christianson at University of Phoenix Stadium

By Mark Alewine

Sports Capital Journalism Center

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The McCarthey Athletic Center is the 148,000 square foot home of Gonzaga Bulldogs basketball on the campus in Spokane, Wash.

When the Zags are in town, it needs every square inch to contain the Kennel […]

How a ‘reasonable, mitigated’ risk and Gonzaga’s Rockne led the Zags to the Final Four

By Mark Alewine

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Rev. Robert Spitzer sat at his desk, staring at an invoice. The invoice stared back at him.

The plan to build a new campus basketball arena at Gonzaga University had been discussed to death. Every resource had been exhausted. Time was running out to […]