Daily Roundup: Aug. 21

8/21/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Indiana reports more in basketball recruiting expenses than any other public men’s program in the country, and athletic director Fred Glass isn’t apologizing for that, the Indy Star reports. MMQB’s Andrew Brandt says Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott should resist agreeing to a contract too early, instead waiting for the impact of the franchise tag to negotiate a truly groundbr

Daily Roundup: Aug. 20

8/20/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Athletic takes a look at some of the young behind-the-scenes talent shaping baseball, from coaches and managers to broadcasters and social media directors, the league and the union, front-office execs, analysts, agents and more. Michael Phelps’ butterfly records were once considered untouchable. Now that they’re falling, Phelps has found something else to cling to 

Daily Roundup: Aug. 19

8/19/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Howard University has never fielded a Division I golf team and hasn’t a golf program of any sort in 40-some years. Now they do, thanks to mega-donation from Stephen Curry, The Washington Post reports. Yahoo! Sports Kevin Kaduk on Cedric Benson, the legend who didn’t act like one. “It was hard to stay away from,” said 40-year-old Josh McCow, who left retirement behind for chan

Daily Roundup: Aug. 16

8/16/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Washington Post’s Kevin Blackistone says Jay-Z can’t stand up for Colin Kaepernick while tucking himself into bed with the NFL. Better teammate. Better husband. Better son. Better friend. Better man. Football was far from Steelers wide receiver Ryan Switzer’s mind as he tried to hold back emotions describing Darryl Drake’s impact, the Post-Gazette’s Brian Batko reports

Daily Roundup: Aug. 15

8/15/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: NFLPA reportedly issues players a “work stoppage guide” in case of a strike or lockout after the 2020 season, Sports Illustrated reports. Only two MLB teams have been as far down in the standings as the Nationals were — 12 below .500 — and rallied to make the playoffs in the last 30 years. The Athletic’s Brittany Ghiroli chronicled how each did it and if the Nats ar

Daily Roundup: Aug. 14

8/14/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Katelyn Davis chased a dream to Washington. The Washington Times sports intern passed away over the weekend. Times editor David Eldridge reflects on Davis’ time in Washington. Joe Greene experienced two sudden deaths during training camp. He offered advice to the Steelers on how to move forward after the sudden death of receivers coach Darryl Drake, from The Athletic’s Ed

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