Daily Roundup: August 10

Daily Roundup: August 10
8/10/2017
Your quick hits for Aug. 10: The humanity and hubris of ‘Cyborg’ Justino. When retired athletes whine about modern-day players, it makes for the easiest play in the sports media playbook. Don Baylor: The toughest — and gentlest — of baseball’s giants. The near-perfect football team. John Saunders’ gripping battle with depression told through ‘Playing Hurt.’  

Daily Roundup: August 9

Daily Roundup: August 9
8/09/2017
Your quick hits for Aug. 9: “How we play basketball in Argentina” by Luis Scola. The house that Sam Darnold built. On Facebook, N.F.L. spouses share tips and harrowing ‘what ifs.’ Mount Marathon is the toughest 5K on the planet. More whiffs, walks and long balls: Baseball faces an existential crisis  

Daily Roundup: August 8

Daily Roundup: August 8
8/08/2017
Your quick hits for Aug. 8: Even in Las Vegas, the barriers of Dublin still press against Conor McGregor. Roundtable: NFL reporters discuss league’s future, players’ CTE concerns and more. A trip to the men’s room turned Jeff Kessler into the NCAA’s worst nightmare. Briana Scurry is the first African-American woman elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. How the Big Baller Brand is trying to disrupt the

Nov. 7: Shirley Povich Symposium

Nov. 7: Shirley Povich Symposium
8/07/2017
Our 12th annual Shirley Povich Symposium is set for Nov. 7 at 7pm in the Riggs Alumni Center.

Daily Roundup: August 7

Daily Roundup: August 7
8/07/2017
Your quick hits for Aug. 7: How one girl saved a football season in a fading Texas town. Usain Bolt’s decade-long party reaches the finish line. Jim Plunkett’s painful journey: ‘My life sucks.’ How North Korea’s annual marathon became a big draw for adventure-seeking Americans. Bill Rhoden ranks his top 5 athletes.  

Daily Roundup: August 4

8/03/2017
Your quick hits for Aug. 4: Tales of Tom Brady at 40: beer-chugging, cliff golf and pranks. How Jerry Jones became God’s gift to sportswriters. Mia O’Neill has a comprehensive look at soccer coverage in North America. Mike McCarthy’s keys to coaching longevity. Inside the Brooklyn Nets’ attempt to rise from the ashes.  

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