Apr 22, 2019

Daily Roundup: April 22

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: ESPN’s Ian O’Connor on why the New York Giants should draft Dwayne Haskins as Eli Manning’s successor. The fight on the court was only the beginning. After Saturday’s game, the Nets’ GM paid the referees an uninvited visit to their office. It cost him $25,000, the New [...]

Apr 19, 2019

Daily Roundup: April 19

Top sports stories heading into this weekend: Football, baseball and Kyler Murray: Sports Illustrated writer (and Merrill College alum) Robert Klemko explains the tangled web for the presumptive No. 1 NFL draft pick. The NCAA is slowly but surely changing transfer rules for athletes. How far can Damian Lillard take the Portland Trail Blazers this [...]

Apr 18, 2019

Daily Roundup: April 18

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: You’d think the NFL, the corporate and cultural behemoth of American sports, would have a set of rules governing the attributes of a franchise quarterback. You would be wrong — not that it doesn’t try, writes ESPN’s Tim Keown. Sports Illustrated’s Greg Bishop wrote about boxer Terence [...]

Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Pete Axthelm
Apr 17, 2019

Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Pete Axthelm

It is not too hard to imagine Pete Axthelm in today’s sports media world; his wit, passion and love for sports — and gambling — would have made him a true force in today’s sports reporting.

Apr 17, 2019

Daily Roundup: April 17

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: When high school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll, writes The Atlantic’s Linda Flanagan. The Boston Globe’s Alex Speier assesses the damage and examines just how bad it is for the Red Sox at this point. In [...]