Povich Rewind: Basketball is Not for Him
Apr 24, 2019

Povich Rewind: Basketball is Not for Him

Shirley Povich’s irreverent description of basketball, written for Sports Illustrated in 1958, resulted in thousands of letters of protest to the magazine and was also included in a college writing guide as an example of “making effective sentences.”

Merrill College Students Win 17 Categories
Apr 11, 2019

Merrill College Students Win 17 Categories

University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students won 17 categories last week in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 2 Mark of Excellence Awards.

Merrill Launches Campaign for George Solomon Chair
Feb 19, 2019

Merrill Launches Campaign for George Solomon Chair

The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism launched a fundraising campaign Tuesday to establish the George Solomon Endowed Chair in Sports Journalism.

Povich Rewind: Super Bowl I
Jan 30, 2019

Povich Rewind: Super Bowl I

Ahead of Super Bowl LIII, let Shirley Povich take you back to the game where it all began with his column from Super Bowl I on Jan. 15, 1967.

Book Review: Jane Leavy’s ‘The Big Fella’
Dec 11, 2018

Book Review: Jane Leavy’s ‘The Big Fella’

Ethan Cadeaux reviews Jane Leavy’s book, “The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created,” and says it’s evident Ruth’s impact on pop culture was just as powerful off the field as it was on the diamond.