Apr 30, 2018

Daily Roundup: April 30

A funeral home in Pittsburgh shared a “custom prayer card” for Philadelphians to help them mourn the Flyers’ loss to the Penguins last week. Another Gronkowski is making headlines in the sporting world—but this one’s a horse. The Baltimore Sun provides a “way-too-early” analysis of the Maryland men’s basketball Big Ten schedule. Football experts chronicle [...]

Reflection: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree
Apr 29, 2018

Reflection: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree

High school and college students had the opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade of sports journalism at the Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree on April 14.

Michael Wilbon Wins Lacy-Smith Award
Apr 29, 2018

Michael Wilbon Wins Lacy-Smith Award

Michael Wilbon, a sportswriter, columnist and television commentator for almost 40 years, is the winner of the fourth annual Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith award presented by the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland.

Apr 27, 2018

Daily Roundup: April 27

“I thought I was gonna die”: Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney recalls abuse from Team USA doctor Larry Nassar In the aftermath of the Larry Nassar trial, much more needs to be done to protect young athletes, USA Today’s Christine Brennan writes. After beginning the season with 200-1 odds, the rag-tag Vegas Golden Knights [...]

Apr 26, 2018

Daily Roundup: April 26

Jenny Cavnar became the first woman in 25 years to call play-by-play for an MLB telecast Monday night. “If I didn’t foul him and they called me for a foul, I know I didn’t foul him. I’m not going to change anything”: How Wizards guard Bradley Beal is learning to work through tough foul calls [...]