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Postcard from Tampa: Should’ve. Could’ve. Did it.

I’ve chosen the easy path too many times in my life. I’ve let my anxiety and fear of failure take control of my decision-making process on multiple occasions. During my women’s Final Four trip, I made a step to reverse that mentality.

First off, I am eternally grateful for the Sports Capital Journalism program at […]

Postcard from Tampa: Women’s Final Four needs more coverage

The women’s Final Four in Tampa Bay was a weekend full of intense basketball that saw the team widely considered the best in the country, Baylor, walk away as national champions. All three games over the weekend were full of exhilarating moments, comebacks and heartbreaks. Throughout the weekend, one thing stood out to me more […]

Postcard from Minneapolis: When my inner child went crazy

At the Final Four, the games occupy just two of five days of events. There are press conferences, locker room sessions, celebrations of the game, parties — and three basketball games. One of the many events taking place within this packed five days is the announcement of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class.

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Postcard from Minneapolis: Understanding how writing becomes the easy part

When I was asked if I wanted to join IUPUI graduate student Mike Williams at this year’s Final Four in Minneapolis, I immediately said yes.

I knew there would be a decent amount of writing involved, but what I didn’t know is that the experience is something that will stick with me for a long […]

Worth the wait: How Virginia’s first championship became a rare triumph

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

MINNEAPOLIS — After the confetti cannons and net cutting and the traditional playing of “One Shining Moment” within U.S. Bank Stadium late Monday night, Virginia’s Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome sat behind microphones to answer questions about their program’s first national championship. One year earlier, the […]