Past Events

Feb. 5: Writing & Talking Baseball
Jan 28, 2018

Feb. 5: Writing & Talking Baseball

On February 5 at 4pm, the Povich Center is hosting “Writing & Talking Baseball” in the Gaylord Library at Knight Hall on the University of Maryland campus.

Dec. 6: Talking Football with Peter King
Nov 15, 2017

Dec. 6: Talking Football with Peter King

Join us in conversation with Sports Illustrated NFL expert and columnist Peter King.

Dec. 2: Legends of the Keyboard
Nov 14, 2017

Dec. 2: Legends of the Keyboard

Join us for a engaging discussion with a number of the leading sports writers of our times about the “Legends of the keyboard” who excel at the craft of spinning engaging stories,infused with the drama, personalities and sheer excitement of sports.

Shirley Povich Symposium Recap
Nov 8, 2017

Shirley Povich Symposium Recap

A panel of distinguished sports journalists discussed the influence of social media on modern sports reporting among other topics Tuesday night during the 12th annual Shirley Povich Symposium.

Nov 2 Talking Hockey & Business with Jon Ledecky
Oct 25, 2017

Nov 2 Talking Hockey & Business with Jon Ledecky

On November 2, Jon Ledecky, owner of the New York Islanders will be here to discuss hockey and sports business at 3:30pm in the Eaton Theater of Merrill College.

Recap: Covering the Big Story
Oct 12, 2017

Recap: Covering the Big Story

Sometimes “sticking to sports” is impossible. What do sports journalists and editors do when sports stories collide with political or social issues, and they need to be covered?