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Posted on March 30th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament, Featured, From The Director by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: Days before his 30th anniversary Final Four as the lead play-by-play voice of CBS Sports, Jim Nantz spoke with students at the IUPUI Sports Capital Journalism Program in a session moderated by program director Malcolm Moran. Nantz spoke about his career path, his advice on identifying opportunities in the business, the importance of …

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Posted on January 11th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

(Editor’s Note: Sarah Lounsbury and Justin Haberstroh covered the College Football Playoff National Championship for the Sports Capital Journalism Program website, the ninth time that IUPUI students have covered the title game. In the nine seasons of the CFP format, 22 students have covered a semifinal or championship game. Here are their reflections after a …

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Posted on January 10th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Sarah Lounsbury | @saraahlounsbury Sports Capital Journalism Program LOS ANGELES – On the biggest stage of the college football season, the Georgia Bulldogs demonstrated emphatically on Monday night that hard work mixed with great talent and skill can pay off in the form of a repeat national championship. All the conditioning and weight-lifting sessions, …

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Posted on January 10th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Justin Haberstroh | @JustinHaberstr1 Sports Capital Journalism Program INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Throughout his sophomore season with the University of Georgia Bulldogs, right to the end, Javon Bullard helped establish a standard. “His shoulder comes out tonight, his collarbone, and he just stays in the game,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said. “He embodies what our culture …

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Posted on January 10th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Sarah Lounsbury | @saraahlounsbury Sports Capital Journalism Program INGLEWOOD, Calif. — An ecstatic Georgia crowd bowed down to quarterback Stetson Bennett when he exited the field with 13 minutes, 25 seconds to play in what had become a coronation. Bennett waved back in response, his college career ending with an unprecedented second consecutive victory …

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Posted on January 9th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

(Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism students Sarah Lounsbury and Justin Haberstroh are covering the College Football Playoff National Championship at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. Here are their predictions for the game between the TCU Horned Frogs and Georgia Bulldogs.) There’s no denying that the 14-0 Georgia Bulldogs are one of the most dominant teams …

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Posted on January 9th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Sarah Lounsbury | @saraahlounsbury Sports Capital Journalism Program LOS ANGELES — The Georgia Bulldogs reached the pinnacle of college football in Indianapolis a year ago this week, capturing their first national championship since 1980 by defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide, 33-18. But soon after the historic accomplishment, Georgia coach Kirby Smart would face the …

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Posted on January 9th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Justin Haberstroh | @JustinHaberstr1 Sports Capital Journalism Program LOS ANGELES – Kendre Miller was a three-star football recruit in search of a power five football program. In the winter of 2020, Miller, a 6-foot, 208-pound running back from Mount Enterprise, Texas, population 500, reportedly had offers from UTSA, Southern Mississippi and Wyoming. He decided …

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Posted on January 8th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Sarah Lounsbury | @saraahlounsbury Sports Capital Journalism Program LOS ANGELES — At the start of the Georgia Bulldogs’ media day session on Saturday prior to the College Football Playoff National Championship, starting quarterback Stetson Bennett enters the Los Angeles Convention Center unfazed amid crowds of reporters and cameras. With each step he takes towards …

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Posted on January 8th, 2023 in 2022-23 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Justin Haberstroh | @JustinHaberstr1 Sports Capital Journalism Program LOS ANGELES – The new head coach of the TCU Horned Frogs, Sonny Dykes, had a simple goal last year: Keep his four best players. Of the four that Dykes wanted to keep, Quentin Johnston was the one who stayed. Johnston, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound wide receiver, …

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