From Our Students

For Alums, Covering Stanley Cup a Lifelong Dream
Jul 18, 2019

For Alums, Covering Stanley Cup a Lifelong Dream

For Merrill graduates Stephen Whyno ‘07 and Sammi Silber ‘19, covering hockey is the stuff of childhood fantasy.

Merrill Students Reflect on 2019 APSE Convention
Jul 1, 2019

Merrill Students Reflect on 2019 APSE Convention

Merrill College students Andy Kostka and Alex Murphy reflect on what they learned at the Associated Press Sports Editors conference in Atlanta this summer.

Soccer’s Journey onto American Television
Jun 21, 2019

Soccer’s Journey onto American Television

Across the world, television has enjoyed a long, fruitful relationship with sports, dating back to its experimental origins in the 1920s and 1930s. It would take some time, however, before soccer would make its way onto American television.

Povich vs. Auto Racing: The Disaster of ‘64
Jun 12, 2019

Povich vs. Auto Racing: The Disaster of ‘64

Perhaps no other sportswriter sought to put an end to the sport he was covering as much as Shirley Povich wanted to put an end to organized auto racing in the 1950s and 1960s.

Defense Dominates as Patriots Top Rams, 13-3
Feb 3, 2019

Defense Dominates as Patriots Top Rams, 13-3

The New England Patriots captured their sixth championship in the past 17 years with a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII.

Super Bowl LIII Features Youth vs. Experience
Feb 2, 2019

Super Bowl LIII Features Youth vs. Experience

Super Bowl LIII features the perfect combination of youth vs. experience, with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s nine super bowl appearances outnumbering the entire Rams roster.