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Povich Center Year in Review: 2017-2018
  • From the 12th annual Povich Symposium to our Women, Sports and Media conference to graduation, director George Solomon recaps the past year at the Povich Center.

George Solomon on late sportswriter Bill Nack
  • The great sportswriter Bill Nack, who passed away in Washington on April 13 at the age of 77, loved to write. But even greater than his passion for good writing was his love of reading.

George Solomon on the future of Sports Illustrated
  • Povich Center director George Solomon shares his memories of Sports Illustrated and his hopes for the magazine’s future.

George Solomon January 2018 Column
  • George Solomon writes about the relationships between the teams and reporters who cover them.

George Solomon on The Athletic
  • In January, The Athletic will celebrate its second anniversary, providing sports readers in eight U.S. cities and seven Canadian cities local coverage – plus a national reach – in direct competition with local newspapers and national websites.

George Solomon’s Fall 2017 Column
  • George Solomon’s Fall 2017 Column

More From Our Students

Friendship Games: Podcasts
  • Reporters Julia Karron, Joe Malandruccolo and Chloe Pavlech share their experiences from the 2018 Friendship Games in Eilat, Israel, in podcast form.

Friendship Games: Student-run Irish team enjoys ride
  • Ireland’s barriers to entry for the Friendship Games included lack of funding, lack of interest in basketball and no coach. But the team from Trinity College of Dublin is at the tournament and making the most of its experience.

Friendship Games: Ukraine, Lithuania win titles
  • Behind 26 points from Tania Yurkevichus, Ukraine defeated Russia for the second time this week to win the Games’ women’s tournament for the first time, while Lithuania beat ASA Israel to take the men’s title for the sixth straight year.

Friendship Games: Brothers
  • At the 2018 Friendship Games in Eilat, Israel, the three Abuarisha brothers are competing together for the Israeli Arabic team – older brothers Shadi and Zidah as players, younger brother Mohamed as coach.

Friendship Games: Final four
  • In the Friendship Games men’s semifinals, Lithuania faced off against Eilat, while ASA Israel played Ukraine.

Friendship Games: New heights
  • The Jordanian men’s team hadn’t won a game at the Friendship Games as long as Ronnen Tinn could remember. In this tournament alone, they’ve rattled off two big wins.

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