Feb 20, 2020

Daily Roundup: Feb. 21

Finish your week with a helping of women’s sports news: SB Nation’s women’s basketball site Swish Appeal makes the case that more WNBA alumni should hold leadership positions in the league. The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum celebrates the legacy of the leagues’ women players. Black players in the NWSL told All for XI that the [...]

Feb 20, 2020

Daily Roundup: Feb. 20

Spring training is well underway and the sign-stealing scandal remains in the news: “Players everywhere, from Arizona to Florida, in spring training camps dotted throughout both states, have been outspoken in ways a buttoned-up sport like this has never seen,” ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez writes of player response to the scandal. Little Leagues across the country [...]

March 4: Newspapers: What’s the Future?
Feb 19, 2020

March 4: Newspapers: What’s the Future?

Join experts in the industry for a panel discussion of the future of newspapers and their sports departments. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Knight Hall’s Eaton Theater.

Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Stephen A. Smith
Feb 18, 2020

Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Stephen A. Smith

Our latest installment of Still No Cheering in the Press Box features Stephen A. Smith, a commentator on ESPN’s “First Take” and host of ESPN Radio’s “The Stephen A. Smith Show.”

Jan 29, 2020

Daily Roundup: Jan. 29

Media pundits continue to weigh in on the Washington Post’s suspension of reporter Felicia Sonmez: Sonmez swung “the hammer of truth” in tweeting about Bryant’s rape allegations in the wake of his death, writes Washington Post columnist David Von Drehle. “Is it time for hagiography, or is it time for a reckoning?” writes Washington Post [...]