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Nigeria To Make History Despite Loss To USA

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain — Nigeria lost its quarterfinal matchup with the USA, 71-40, on Friday, dashing its hopes of medaling. Most teams wouldn’t take pride in a 31-point loss on an international stage. But most teams wouldn’t — and haven’t — competed with […]

Postcard from the World Cup: On Entering The Mixed Zone

At the end of my first day covering the USA Basketball Women’s National Team in the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup, I felt like I was just initiated into the fraternity of journalists.

This feeling didn’t come to me while I was sitting in the media room waiting for the games to start. It wasn’t […]

Analysis: No. 1-ranked USA Goes For a World Cup Three-Peat

By Frank Bonner II | @Frank_Bonner2

Sports Capital Journalism Program

TENERIFE, Spain — The USA Basketball Women’s National Team will begin its quest toward a third consecutive FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup when it takes on Senegal to start the preliminary round at 1 p.m. EDT on Saturday.

It would be a historic moment for […]

Weekly Roundup: January 9 – January 15

Steve Rushin (@SteveRushin) of Sports Illustrated looks at what the Minnesota Vikings’ miraculous victory over the New Orleans Saints meant to fans of the Vikings.

Kelley L. Carter (@KelleyLCarter) of ESPN’s The Undefeated details how Serena and Venus Williams are changing everything by changing how the world views black women.

Pat Forde (@YahooForde) of Yahoo […]