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Posted on February 20th, 2019 by rgeneral

“Full Court Press,” the 19th annual United States Basketball Writers Association sports writing seminar and scholarship competition, will take place on Friday, April 5 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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Posted on January 8th, 2019 in 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by rgeneral

Watching the first five minutes of the 2019 College Football National Championship produce 21 combined points, I sat back in awe. I’ve been lucky enough to cover college football for the past five years, but I’d never seen a game start, or finish, quite like this one. After the roller-coaster-like first several drives my advisor, …

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Posted on January 4th, 2018 in 2018 College Football Playoff, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

“Attention media: This is the first-ever overtime game in Rose Bowl history.” The announcement carried through the Rose Bowl Stadium press box as reporters grabbed stat sheets, refilled coffees and prepared to type like hell as they readied for overtime. After Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield’s first-half marches down the field gashed Georgia to the tune …

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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 29th, 2017 in 2018 College Football Playoff, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

It is a truth universally acknowledged that lobster rolls taste better when consumed at sunset on the Malibu coast. After a day that started at 8 a.m. with Georgia and Oklahoma press conferences, my Sports Capital Journalism Program colleague Alaa Abdeldaiem and I finished our first stories with enough time to squeeze in a surfside …

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