Daily Roundup: Dec. 5

12/05/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: How can MLB create some excitement in and around the Winter Meetings? The Sports Illustrated MLB crew has a few ideas. The 49ers have suspended Tim Ryan, their radio color analyst, over comments he made on a Bay Area sports talk radio show Monday in which he said Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, who is black, is exceptional at faking handoffs because of his “dark skin co

Daily Roundup: Dec. 4

12/04/2019
Here is a recap of the latest sports news: The 2020 Summer Olympics’ opening ceremony is incorporating changes to the athlete’s parade, with refugees and the U.S. gaining prominent places in the parade. The Associated Press explains why. The New York Times’ Jeré Longman reports that as Title IX’s 50th-anniversary approaches, former female athletes are donating millions for funding of facilities, scholarships and coach

Daily Roundup: Dec. 3

12/03/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Athletic’s Richard Deitsch asked 40 or so sports media people — all names you know — the following question: What specific career or personal advice would you give your younger self on Jan. 1, 2010 and why? Sports Illustrated’s Pat Forde on the three big decisions facing the College Football Playoff committee before Sunday’s deadline. The daughters of Title

Daily Roundup: Dec. 2

12/02/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Over the Thanksgiving Holiday, four Patriots players were glad to hear that the Student Opportunity Act was signed into law by the Massachusetts governor. The Boston Globe’s Nora Princiotti reports on how the four players were instrumental in the law’s passing.  Immediately after beating Duke, Stephen F. Austin’s Nate Bain, a Bahamas native, received overwhelming support from

Daily Roundup: Nov. 26

11/26/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Where is baseball going? And how are the best teams trying to get there? The Athletic’s Peter Gammons breaks it down. Tiger Woods’ epic fall is still unmatched 10 years after infamous car crash, writes USA Today’s Christine Brennan. Vontae Davis retired at halftime of an NFL game. That’s just the beginning of his story, writes The Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore. During a d

Dec. 7: The Great American Sports Page

Dec. 7: The Great American Sports Page
11/25/2019
THE GREAT AMERICAN SPORTS PAGE WHEN: Dec. 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. WHERE: Knight TV Studio | 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 COST: Free and open to the public. Registration required. A number of the nation’s top sports writers, columnists and editors will gather in the Newseum’s Knight TV Studio to discuss what makes great sports journalism and who are the great sports journalists of the past and present. Panel members wi

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