Povich Rewind: Sugar Ray Robinson
Sep 3, 2019

Povich Rewind: Sugar Ray Robinson

When we see the brutal MMA action on television these days, it’s interesting to think what sportswriting legends such as Shirley Povich would think about that sport in contrast to the “sweet science” of boxing.

Merrill Students Reflect on 2019 APSE Convention
Jul 1, 2019

Merrill Students Reflect on 2019 APSE Convention

Merrill College students Andy Kostka and Alex Murphy reflect on what they learned at the Associated Press Sports Editors conference in Atlanta this summer.

Povich Center Announces 2019 Camp Schedule
Jun 24, 2019

Povich Center Announces 2019 Camp Schedule

The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism is excited to announce the schedule for its sixth annual summer camp, which will take place July 8-12.

Povich Center Presents Costas with Lacy-Smith Award
May 28, 2019

Povich Center Presents Costas with Lacy-Smith Award

Bob Costas received the Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Award from the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism during a luncheon at Nationals Park Sunday.

History, Impact of African-Americans in Journalism
May 24, 2019

History, Impact of African-Americans in Journalism

Merrill College student Ali Basye-Featherston examines the history and impact of African-Americans in sports journalism.