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Weekly Roundup: December 19 – December 25

Anthony Walker could be the first Northwestern football player to leave school early for the NFL in 20 years. Joan Niesen of Sports Illustrated chronicles Walker’s difficult journey to this point.

Marcus Thompson II from the Mercury News writes about a 15-year-old girl’s fight to return to the water-polo pool and a normal life after […]

Weekly Roundup: December 12 – December 18

Mick McCabe, longtime high school sports writer for the Detroit Free Press, says farewell as he looks back on a 46-year career at the paper.

Alexandre Tanguay is a 23-year-old college student. He’s also one of the youngest owners in professional sports.

Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch brought 12 college journalist together and peppered them with […]

Weekly Roundup: November 28-December 4

Justin Heckert writes about Nintendo’s “most coveted game” for ESPN the Magazine.

Vice has a controversial perspective on high school football and what should be done to prevent concussions.

Former professional surfers learn to farm in this Atlantic video on life after sports and drastically changing careers.

Lindsey Schnell tells the story of the University […]

McSorley, Penn State overcome early struggles in dramatic Big Ten championship comeback

After being named the most valuable player of the Big Ten Championship, Trace McSorley puts his arm around two-time Heisman winner Archie Griffin. McSorley led Penn State to a 38-31 win over Wisconsin.

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – A few ticks after midnight, Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley […]

Badgers start strong, but can’t finish in Big Ten Championship

By Aidan Wilkins | @wilkins_power

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — It was a tale of two halves. Wisconsin was on a meteoric rise in the first half of the Big Ten Football Championship Game, only to burn up in the atmosphere in the second. After a 28-point first half, the Badgers saw their 14-point […]