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Posted on January 16th, 2022 in 2021-22 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

(Editor’s note: IUPUI journalism students have covered the College Football Playoff National Championship since its inaugural game in 2015. This year, for the first time, four students – Meghan Rominger, Bryan Carter, Jordan Morey and Zach Powell — covered the game. Here are the moments they will remember.)   Ten years later, another once-in-a-lifetime experience …

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Posted on January 9th, 2022 in 2021-22 College Football Playoff National Championship by Malcolm Moran

By Meghan Rominger | @MeghanRominger Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Growing up in Tuscaloosa, surrounded by the ever-present buzz of the University of Alabama’s football team and its status as an unassailable behemoth on the gridiron, all Brian Robinson Jr. wanted was to play for the Crimson Tide under those bright lights. “Just watching …

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Posted on March 23rd, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

Editor’s Note: Writing for NCAA.com, Sports Capital Journalism Program student Nicole Reitz explains how Michigan’s Chaundee Brown Jr. came off the bench to lift the Wolverines past Louisiana State and into a regional semifinal of the NCAA basketball tournament. https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2021-03-23/how-chaundee-brown-stepped-isaiah-livers-shoes-and-saved-michigans-season

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Posted on March 20th, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Nicole Reitz | @nicolereitz02 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Appearing in the NCAA tournament for the sixth time in the last seven tournaments, No.1 seed Baylor (23-2) is moving on to the second round after defeating No. 16 Hartford 79-55 at Lucas Oil Stadium. Baylor (23-2) will meet No. 9-seeded Wisconsin in the …

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Posted on March 3rd, 2019 in 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, Student Work by rgeneral

By Kris Norton | @CKrisNorton Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — If a National Football League team’s primary concern is having a premier quarterback, its secondary need is chasing down the opponent’s signal caller. With average NFL scoring at an all-time high, defensive talent is needed now more than ever. Of the 32 players that …

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Posted on March 3rd, 2019 by rgeneral

Editor’s Note: Five years ago, while earning his M.A. in Sports Journalism at IUPUI, graduate assistant Cory Collins described the growth of the National Football League Scouting Combine. By Cory Collins INDIANAPOLIS — It wasn’t always this way. Not so long ago, elite college football players could gather in relative anonymity, get poked, prodded, work …

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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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