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Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age Review
  • Although Congdon’s book is ostensibly about the writing of four giants of sports journalism–Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich and W.C. Heinz—the scope is really far broader.

2017 Wrap by Director George Solomon
  • Our annual wrap-up of the school year is here.

2017 Hockey Project – Coverage of Superstars
  • Kyle Morel examined the coverage of NHL Superstars in comparison to other sports for the 2017 Povich Center Hockey Project.

George Solomon’s March Column
  • Sportswriters, columnists, bloggers and Tweeters, are quick and often encouraged by their supervisors to offer their views and politics and issues outside the lines.

Review: OJ: Made in America
  • In ESPN’s “O.J.: Made in America,” a blurring of lines between an individual’s story and societal issues

George Solomon on African American Scribes
  • After a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, George Solomon writes about the dearth of African Americans in the business.

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SNCITPB: Jackie MacMullan
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Book Review: Shoe Dog
  • It’s a biography of Nike itself, tracing the organization’s journey from a “crazy idea” floating in the 24-year-old Knight’s mind in 1962 to a publicly traded fitness goliath in 1980.

Game Changer: Howard Cosell
  • Howard Cosell was a legendary, but also polarizing sports broadcaster for ABC for thirty or so years in the second half of the 20th century.

2017 Hockey Project:The Top 5 Hockey Books
  • From Ken Dryden’s book about his dominant, legendary career with the Montreal Canadiens to the controversy behind fighting in the NHL, there is a huge variety of stories to tell, which makes for a variety of outstanding hockey books.

Peter Mehlman’s Career Started at Maryland
  • Seinfeld writer Peter Mehlman began his writing career at the University of Maryland.

2017 Hockey Project – Coverage of Superstars
  • Kyle Morel examined the coverage of NHL Superstars in comparison to other sports for the 2017 Povich Center Hockey Project.

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