Posted on March 29th, 2018 in 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins Sports Capital Journalism Program SAN ANTONIO — The world of college basketball seemed to be bound for cataclysmic changes. The FBI was probing into programs across the country. The question of student-athlete compensation seemed to be raised more frequently. A national conversation that once asked “Will college athletes be paid?” was …

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Posted on March 29th, 2018 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Pat Forde (@YahooForde) of Yahoo Sports details the concerns held by members of the 1963 Loyola basketball team that won the national championship. Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) of USA TODAY Sports profiles Philadelphia Phillies’ scout Gordon Lakey and his relationship with a hotel room. Scott Cacciola (@ScottCacciola) of The New York Times profiles J.J. Redick and …

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Posted on March 7th, 2018 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Tim Rohan (@TimRohan) of Sports Illustrated describes what has happened to Jonathan Martin since he was bullied when he played for the Miami Dolphins. Mirin Fader (@MirinFader) of Bleacher Report takes an in-depth look at LaMelo Ball and how he’s been affected by Lavar Ball and his antics. Brendan Quinn (@BFQuinn) of The Athletic describes …

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Posted on February 21st, 2018 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) of ESPN deciphers what is real from the winning streak of the Utah Jazz. Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) of Sports Illustrated gives his opinion of the Indianapolis Colts’ hire of Frank Reich as their new head coach. Mike Jensen (@JensenOffCampus) of The Philadelphia Inquirer profiles Marcus O’Sullivan, the Villanova track coach who has …

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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 February 6th, 2018 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Ted Jackson (@TedJacksonPhoto) of the Times-Picayune profiles the turbulent life of former NFL player Jackie Wallace. Jenny Vrentas (@JennyVrentas) of Sports Illustrated explains why the city of Fargo experienced a bittersweet Super Bowl. Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) of The Athletic explains how John Carroll University has impacted the New England Patriots. Barry Bloom (@Boomskie) of Boomskie …

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Posted on January 10th, 2018 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Danny Knobler (@DannyKnobler) of Bleacher Report details the early stages of Derek Jeter’s tenure as the Marlins’ CEO. Kevin Clark (@bykevinclark) of The Ringer discusses the impact Blake Bortles had on the Jacksonville Jaguars’ regular season. Jackie MacMullan of ESPN looks at Kyrie Irving’s departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers and what could be coming while he’s …

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Posted on December 25th, 2017 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Mark Bechtel (@SI_MarkBechtel) of Sports Illustrated details the path Doris Burke is leading for female sports journalists. Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) of USA Today Sports describes the path Michael Beasley took to get back to the NBA after playing overseas. Mike Jensen (@jensenoffcampus) of the Philadelphia Inquirer explains how Mel Greenberg is still the guru of …

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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 December 5th, 2017 in Weekly Roundup by Jonathan Sauber

Lee Jenkins (@SI_LeeJenkins) of Sports Illustrated profiles Ben Simmons and his quest for NBA stardom. Dirk Chatelain (@dirkchatelain) of the Omaha World-Herald writes about Scott Frost’s return to Nebraska and what it means for the program going forward. Chris Johnson (@bychrisjohnson) of Sports Illustrated profiles Zion Williamson and how he came to prominence as a high …

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