Povich Rewind: Big Chill Descends on Spring Training
Feb 28, 2018

Povich Rewind: Big Chill Descends on Spring Training

With spring training in full swing, a rewind of Shirley Povich’s 1994 column on one of his last spring training visits of baseball training camps and remembering the old days.

Daily Roundup: February 28
Feb 28, 2018

Daily Roundup: February 28

Your quick hits for Feb. 28: A brief history of Hockey Night in Canada. For Asian Americans, the 2018 Winter Olympics brought unexpected joy and familiar anger. Raptors’ DeRozan hopes honest talk on depression helps others. Nice and good isn’t enough to be a story at the Olympics. Inside the world of NBA barbers.  

Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Jerome Holtzman
Feb 27, 2018

Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Jerome Holtzman

Chicago baseball writer Jerome Holtzman had an outsize impact on both the sport of baseball and sports journalism. His book “No Cheering in the Press Box” inspired this project.

Daily Roundup: February 27
Feb 27, 2018

Daily Roundup: February 27

Your quick hits for Feb. 27: The NBA’s best tankers are hiding in plain sight. What coaches really think after top players were linked to college basketball’s scandal. Mike Tirico reflects on first NBC Olympics hosting experience. How LeBron can finish his fairy tale better than MJ. Where will LeBron go? The truth is out [...]

Daily Roundup: February 26
Feb 26, 2018

Daily Roundup: February 26

Your quick hits for Feb. 26: Out as coach at Indiana, Tom Crean embarked on the ultimate gap year. The long life of Luc Longley. Robert Klemko examines how the “Philly Special” was originally drawn up. Journalists speculate on the future of sports journalism. Alshon Jeffery played through a torn rotator cuff on Sundays because [...]