2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
Rio 2016

Wilson, USA Basketball’s New Generation, Enters a Global Stage

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

TENERIFE, Spain — Expectations are high for the United States in this year’s FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup after 94 victories in its last 95 major international games. This roster is filled with veteran leadership. Sue Bird has been part of three gold medal-winning World Cup […]

South Carolina’s Akaram Mahmoud makes waves at home in Egypt and in the U.S.

By Rebecca Harris

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Akaram Mahmoud knew he wanted to come to the United States, but didn’t know he wanted to swim at the University of South Carolina, not at first. South Carolina, on the other hand, along with other elite programs, knew it wanted him.

Mahmoud was finishing high school […]