2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
Rio 2016

Categories

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 […]

Baylor’s Chloe Jackson made sure no obstacle stood in her way of a 2019 national championship

Brendan Rourke | @B_RourkeSports

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Brendan Rourke, writing for NCAA.com, writes about the 2019 Women’s Final Four Most Outstanding Player, Chloe Jackson, and her efforts to lead the Lady Bears to their third-ever national championship.

Read the full story here

Notre Dame couldn’t repeat as NCAA champs, but its seniors leave an amazing legacy anyway

Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Aidan Wilkins, writing for NCAA.com, discusses how despite falling short in a second-straight National Championship game, Notre Dame’s seniors left a dominant legacy during their four years in South Bend.

Read the full story here

 

Split-decision predicting NCAA Women’s Basketball National Champion

By Brendan Rourke, Aidan Wilkins | @B_RourkeSports @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

By Brendan Rourke

No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 1 Notre Dame

It’s no coincidence that both the men’s and women’s national championship games feature teams with defense-first mentalities. The Baylor Lady Bears held the high-powered Oregon Ducks to 67 points – 18 points […]