Sport Journalism Blog

President Trump’s executive order, issued Friday, sparked a lot of controversy, spilling over into the sports world. Here are reactions to the new immigration policy. Scroll down for other stories from this week:

While the White House has clarified that he will be allowed into the United States, Somali-born British Mo Farah was critical of the order.

How the new policy affects the NBA.

After he felt his answers in an interview were insufficient, USMNT captain Michael Bradley took to Instagram to fully express his thoughts.

The Atlanta Falcons were inadvertently included in this weekends’ protests due to the use of the #RiseUp hashtag.

Christine Brennan examines the potential impact on the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid.

The University of Michigan has refused to provide information about the immigration status of its students.


In other news…

ESPN’s Chris Fowler discusses calling the final of the Australian Open with Richard Deitsch.

An in-depth look at how Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal in a match for the ages.

James Harden is the first player to reach multiple 50-point triple-doubles in a single season.

The Dallas Morning News reported a new lawsuit citing 52 rapes by members of the Baylor football team in four years.

A feature on Welsh athletes who played Major League Baseball by Vice Sports UK.

For the ten-year anniversary, Zak Keefer crafts an oral history of the Colts 38-34 victory over the Patriots in the 2007 AFC Championship.