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Behind DiVincenzo’s 31 Points, Villanova Wins Third National Championship

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — Villanova head coach Jay Wright had just cut down the net. He smiled as he gazed toward the crowd. He pumped his right fist just once, as if signaling that the job was done. His Villanova Wildcats had just captured their second national […]

Weekly Roundup: Nov 21-27

Brian Burnsed (@brianburnsed) of NCAA Champion Magazine and Sports Capital Journalism alum profiles cross country runner Sierra Hargrave of Lyndon State College.

Andrew Carter (@_andrewcarter) of the Raleigh News and Observer writes on the how the University of North Carolina’s relationship with Nike grew into a global brand.

Ari Wasserman (@ariwasserman) of The Athletic details the strange injury […]

Weekly Roundup: Oct 17-23

Dan Wolken of USA Today wrote that if Jim Harbaugh fails to achieve his lofty expectations at Michigan, it will have more to do with the university than Harbaugh.

Ronald Blum of the Associated Press told the story of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill and his journey to the World Series.

Tyler Kepner of […]

Weekly Roundup: Oct 10-16

Peter Gammons of The Athletic chronicles the incredible game three between the Astros and Red Sox in the American League Division Series.

Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated detailed Justin Verlander’s embrace of the Astros analytical approach and his dominant play since joining the club this season.

Baxter Holmes of ESPN the Magazine tells the story […]

A year later, North Carolina celebrates a championship

By Colton Bennett

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. — It was not pretty. At all. The game lacked any flow. The statistics reflected North Carolina’s struggle. The Tar Heels shot 35.6 percent from the field and went 4-for-27 from the 3-point line. At the end of a season in which rebounding became a […]