Brian Burnsed (@brianburnsed) of NCAA Champion Magazine and Sports Capital Journalism alum profiles cross country runner Sierra Hargrave of Lyndon State College.
Andrew Carter (@_andrewcarter) of the Raleigh News and Observer writes on the how the University of North Carolina’s relationship with Nike grew into a global brand.
Ari Wasserman (@ariwasserman) of The Athletic details the strange injury to Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett before the game against Michigan.
Luke Cyphers and Teri Thompson (@LurkCyphers, @TeriThompson71) of Deadspin tell the story of prep school that scammed aspiring, young basketball players into believing it would fast track them to NBA stardom.
Elizabeth Weil (@lizweil) of Outside profiles American downhill skier Mikaela Shiffrin.
Mike Piellucci (@mikelikessports) of Vice Sports profiles a sixteen-year-old high school football star in Southern California who has chosen his hometown school over playing for a wealthy private school.
Andy Staples (@andy_staples) of Sports Illustrated gave a sobering and honest look at the Greg Schiano saga in Knoxville, including a critique of the national sports media.
Louis Bien (@louisbien) of SB Nation takes a look at Wisconsin’s football success this season.