Jul 15, 2019

Daily Roundup: July 15

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Sports Illustrated has named ESPN broadcaster, and Merrill College alum, Scott Van Pelt a 2019 Sports On-Air All-Star. Novak Djokovic came prepared to face the pro-Federer frenzy. He got the last word anyway: the victory, the New York Times reports. The planet is getting hotter, which has [...]

Jul 2, 2019

Daily Roundup: July 2

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: A decade after Nick Adenhart, the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs is a tragic reminder of grief’s permanence, writes USA Today’s Gabe Lacques. Police have charged a 16-year-old with two counts of manslaughter in the car crash that killed Auburn broadcaster Rod Bramblett and his [...]

Jul 1, 2019

Daily Roundup: July 1

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Tony Kornheiser announced that Chatter, the restaurant with a podcast studio he has co-owned for the last few years, is closing for renovations and and may not reopen, The Washington Post reports. Growing up in England, Jill Ellis wasn’t allowed to play soccer. Now the head coach of [...]

Jun 28, 2019

Daily Roundup: June 28

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Boston Celtics are hiring former WNBA and Olympic champion Kara Lawson as an assistant coach, league sources tell ESPN. Readers say they want athletes to “stick to sports,” and yet the articles where they don’t outdraw straight sports stories by 4-1, 10-1, 20-1, Yahoo! Sports reports. [...]

Jun 27, 2019

Daily Roundup: June 27

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis on how Bob Ley became ESPN’s most important broadcaster. The network’s longest-serving anchor is the perfect figure to interpret the collision of sport and politics, and the Worldwide Leader needs him now more than ever. Former Navy baseball pitcher Noah Song will likely [...]