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Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

At the end of my first day covering the USA Basketball Women’s National Team in the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup, I felt like I was just initiated into the fraternity of journalists. This feeling didn’t come to me while I was sitting in the media room waiting for the games to start. It wasn’t …

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Posted on May 13th, 2018 by jaspears

Dave Sheinin (@DaveSheinin) of The Washington Post details how Hall of Fame pitcher Palmer dove into his family history to see if he was a Kennedy. Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) of The San Francisco Chronicle details how Stephen Piscotty helped his mother cope with her ALS before she passed. Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated explains how …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

Photo Credit: USBWA Political commentator Charles Pierce, who began his career writing about sports, entered the United States Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame on Monday afternoon during the NCAA Final Four in San Antonio.

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Posted on March 2nd, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_ Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a record-setting performance by Iowa’s Megan Gustafson, the fifth-seeded Hawkeyes fell to fourth-seeded Minnesota, 90-89, in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. Gustafson, Iowa’s 6-foot, 3-inch junior center, scored 48 points, the most by any player – male or female …

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Posted on February 16th, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) of ESPN explains why the Cavaliers turning their roster over was their best option at the trade deadline. Bob Klapisch (@BobKlap) of the New York Post profiles New York Mets legend Buddy Harrelson as he battles Alzheimer’s. Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) of Yahoo Sports explains how Victor Oladipo became an NBA All-Star. Dan …

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Posted on January 8th, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

By Jon Sauber | @JonSauber Sports Capital Journalism Program ATLANTA – Taking in the weekend of a College Football Playoff National Championship can be an intense experience. Consuming it to try to improve it? That’s exactly what Susan Baughman was here to do. Baughman is the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations for Indiana …

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Posted on January 3rd, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

Matt Hayes (@MattHayesCFB) of Bleacher Report details the relationship between DaeSean Hamilton and his autistic brother Darius. David Davis (@DDavisLA) of Deadspin writes about the Biever family, who photographed the Green Bay Packers for 70 years. Jeff Veillette (@JeffVeillette) of The Faceoff Circle explains how social media affects amateur hockey and the World Juniors. Ken …

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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 18th, 2017 by Jonathan Sauber

Steve Politi (@StevePoliti) of NJ.com writes about Rutgers’ upset victory over Seton Hall and what it means for college basketball in New Jersey. L. Jon Wertheim and and Viv Bernstein (@jon_wertheim and @viv_bernstein) of Sports Illustrated detail how Jerry Richardson and the Carolina Panthers have made monetary settlements with several former employees who accused Richardson …

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Posted on October 30th, 2017 by Mark Alewine

Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta of ESPN gave an inside look at the closed meetings between NFL owners and the NFL Players Association to discuss anthem protests and declining TV ratings. Ken Belson of the New York Times also wrote on the internal tension within the NFL over the anthem protests, profiling league executive …

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