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Weekly Roundup: December 19 – December 25

Mark Bechtel (@SI_MarkBechtel) of Sports Illustrated details the path Doris Burke is leading for female sports journalists.

Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) of USA Today Sports describes the path Michael Beasley took to get back to the NBA after playing overseas.

Mike Jensen (@jensenoffcampus) of the Philadelphia Inquirer explains how Mel Greenberg is still the guru of […]

Jeff Washburn’s Devotion to the World He Loved

(Editor’s note: Hall of Fame sports reporter Jeff Washburn, who passed away Nov. 29 at the age of 63, was buried Thursday in Lafayette, IN. The funeral took place Wednesday night in The Crawley Athletic Center in Jefferson High School. Washburn worked for the Lafayette Journal and Courier and the Associated Press, among other outlets. […]

The stress of seeding the College Football Playoff

Editor’s Note: Jonathan Sauber, a graduate assistant in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, was the chair of the inaugural College Football Playoff mock selection exercise for student journalists. IUPUI is the only school that has had students serve as voting members of mock exercises of the College Football Playoff and the NCAA men’s […]

Fox Sports remembers Bill Webb

FOX Sports mourned the loss of director Bill Webb on Tuesday, March 7. Webb was an inductee into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame last December, was a major part of 30 Sports Emmys won by FOX and directed 17 World Series in his lifetime.

Ken Rosenthal wrote a touching tribute to his mentor and […]