Friendship Games: Podcasts
Jun 29, 2018

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
Jun 29, 2018

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.

Jun 29, 2018

Daily Roundup: June 29

The Povich Center, the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the University of Maryland mourn the five lives lost in the shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis yesterday. Rather than our traditional Daily Roundup, here are links to the Baltimore Sun’s stories on the victims of this tragedy, as presented on the Capital Gazette [...]

Jun 28, 2018

Daily Roundup: June 28

Sports media outlets ask probing questions: The New York Times questions Major League Baseball’s concussion protocol after a jarring collision by Yankee outfielder Brett Gardner… …while Deadspin asks: Why is Serena Williams being singled out for frequent drug testing? A black athlete in an overwhelmingly white league, the Washington Capitals’ Devante Smith-Pelly embraces his turn as [...]

Friendship Games: Ukraine, Lithuania win titles
Jun 27, 2018

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.