Daily Roundup: April 3
Mar 31, 2017

Daily Roundup: April 3

Your quick hits for April 3: NFL players and the value — and potential cost — of political activism. Lawyers and others vie for pieces of NFL concussion settlement. When Pele’s old club announced they were holding open tryouts, a 31-year-old journalist with no professional football experience dared to dream. How Indians reliever Andrew Miller [...]

Daily Roundup: March 31
Mar 31, 2017

Daily Roundup: March 31

Your quick hits for March 31: Why is Colin Kaepernick still looking for a job? Facing congress, some sports officials begin to confront sexual abuse. Ed Sherman asks, where have all the golf writers gone? Seinfeld writer Peter Mehlman’s career started at the University of Maryland. Myron Rolle’s next play is becoming a brain surgeon. [...]

Throwing Out the First Pitch
Mar 30, 2017

Throwing Out the First Pitch

With President Trump’s decision to forgo the invitation from the Washington Nationals to throw out the first pitch at Monday’s Opening Day, a look at Shirley Povich’s 1954 column on presidential first pitches is a must read.

Daily Roundup: March 30
Mar 30, 2017

Daily Roundup: March 30

Your quick hits for March 30: Kyle Morel examined the coverage of NHL superstars in comparison to other sports. What the U.S. women’s team accomplished is nothing short of heroic. Francisco Lindor is trying to save baseball from itself. How Tiger Woods, in his heyday, made golf cool by transcending it. Gary Trent Sr. learned [...]

Daily Roundup: March 29
Mar 29, 2017

Daily Roundup: March 29

Your quick hits for March 29: Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Tony Kornheiser. As baseball considers change, it should look to its past. The Sasquatch of the fastball: ‘White Lightning’ remains part of baseball mythology. NBA’s ‘rest’ issue is nothing new. Arts school is where the Wizards’ most colorful character can truly express [...]