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Postcard from Speedway: ‘I Had Never Seen a Spectacle Like This’

A month ago I was preparing to attend my first Indianapolis 500. Paddock Box 34, Row G, Seat 2 was where I was going to witness the start and the finish before my plans changed. I woke up Sunday knowing I was going to watch from the media center, an opportunity that would not be […]

Forde, Lefko, Moyle, O’Neil to Highlight USBWA Full Court Press Seminar

Full Court Press

“Full Court Press,” the annual United States Basketball Writers Association sports writing seminar and scholarship competition, will take place on Friday, March 30 in the Family Hospitality Room on the event level of the Alamodome in San Antonio.

The session will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., following the presentation […]

Championship Predictions: All in for the Dawgs

By Jon Sauber and Joe Spears | @JonSauber @joe_spears7

ATLANTA – The fourth championship game of the College Football Playoff era will be the first to feature teams from the same conference. When the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs meet in Mercedes-Benz Stadium Monday night, in the middle of Southeastern Conference territory, a […]

Alabama’s Linebacking Depth Pushes the Crimson Tide

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

ATLANTA – As Terrell Lewis walked off the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium favoring his right arm, it appeared clear to the followers of Alabama’s Crimson Tide that they had just lost their promising sophomore linebacker for a significant amount of time.

Lewis came into the 2017 […]

Hard-nosed football will be on display as Alabama, Georgia meet for national championship

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Joe Spears, writing for Newsday, sets the stage for the College Football Playoff National Championship that will become a long-awaited celebration for the Georgia Bulldogs or a coronation for the Nick Saban era at the University of Alabama.

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