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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 June 20th, 2018 in From The Director by Jonathan Sauber

Editor’s note: Terry Taylor, the 2018 winner of the Red Smith Award for extended meritorious service to sports journalism, points to her entry in the display of previous award winners. The following is a link to her acceptance speech for the award. Red Smith Award winner Terry Taylor: I have never, ever been prouder to be …

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Posted on March 1st, 2018 in From The Director by Jonathan Sauber

Full Court Press “Full Court Press,” the annual United States Basketball Writers Association sports writing seminar and scholarship competition, will take place on Friday, March 30 in the Family Hospitality Room on the event level of the Alamodome in San Antonio. The session will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., following the presentation …

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Posted on January 1st, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

The preservation of the walk down the hill might just be the best decision the College Football Playoff made. The walk takes place soon after 10 a.m. Pacific on New Year’s Day, except when January 1 falls on a Sunday and the celebration steps off on Monday. For all the technical wonders that television has …

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Posted on December 7th, 2017 in From The Director by Mark Alewine

(Editor’s note: Hall of Fame sports reporter Jeff Washburn, who passed away Nov. 29 at the age of 63, was buried Thursday in Lafayette, IN. The funeral took place Wednesday night in The Crawley Athletic Center in Jefferson High School. Washburn worked for the Lafayette Journal and Courier and the Associated Press, among other outlets. …

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Posted on April 5th, 2016 in 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, From The Director by ztwagner

Sports Capital Journalism Program By Malcolm Moran |@malcolm_moran “Excuse me.” The voice behind me spoke softly. I was standing on the basketball floor at NRG Stadium, a few feet from the steps that led up to the newly-constructed victory stand for the Villanova Wildcats. From the moment Kris Jenkins launched the shot that won a …

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Sports Capital Journalism Program By Malcolm Moran | @malcolm_moran I went to the Final Four, and a journalism class broke out. The interview room at NRG Stadium was probably the last place to expect a discussion of journalism ethics and practices late on a Saturday night. But there it was as Roy Williams, the North Carolina …

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