Sports Journalism Blog

“Yes, it’s a dog story.” But a great story is a great story, and Arthur doesn’t disappoint. Oh, and it’s written by Tom Rinaldi, who can make Citizen Kane out of C-SPAN.

A profile from SEC Country on Tennessee quarterback and aerospace engineer Josh Dobbs, who may benefit as much from his brain as his abilities on the field come draft day next month.

SB Nation makes its return to longform writing with this piece by Tyler Tynes exploring both sides of the shooting of former New Orleans Saint Will Smith.

New York Times Q&A with Hall of Famer John Smoltz on the World Baseball Classic, the upcoming MLB season, and the outlook for his former team, the Atlanta Braves.

A fascinating profile from Emily Kaplan of MMQB on Texas Tech quarterback and rising NFL prospect Pat Mahomes.

The story of former MLS star Freddy Adu in the New Yorker, and a compelling look at the effects of starting players to young professionally.