Category: Student Work

Posted on December 5th, 2021 in Student Work by Malcolm Moran

By David Hayden | @SluggySports Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Standing on the stage for the trophy presentation, surrounded by his teammates, Aidan Hutchinson held up his Grange-Griffin Most Valuable Player Award after leading the Michigan Wolverines to a dominant victory over Iowa in the Big Ten Championship Football Game at Lucas Oil Stadium. …

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Posted on November 3rd, 2021 by Malcolm Moran

We gathered at a hotel just outside of Dallas to get an inside look at how the College Football Playoff committee selects its top 25 each week, seeds each team and slots the four-team playoff and New Year’s Six Bowls. We sat in the same meeting room the committee uses each fall, complete with individual …

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Posted on October 26th, 2021 in Student Work by Malcolm Moran

By David Song | @DeltaSigma96 Sports Capital Journalism Program “Female sports can be revenue generators.” On June 15, 2010, an article with that headline appeared on Coach & AD’s website. Its author, Clay Kallam, points out that many university administrators are overly fixated on men’s basketball and football in their search for revenue-generating programs with …

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Posted on May 27th, 2019 in Student Work by rgeneral

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_ Sports Capital Journalism Program No one was more aggressive in the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 than Alexander Rossi. Despite a day littered with bad breaks and unfortunate luck, the 2016 winner was resilient in his pursuit of the Borg-Warner Trophy. Rossi came up just short of the comeback …

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Posted on April 11th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

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 …

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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

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 …

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