From Our Students

Merrill Grad Danielle Lama Covers NASCAR Crash
Mar 12, 2020

Merrill Grad Danielle Lama Covers NASCAR Crash

Philip Merrill graduate Danielle Lama saw the impact of social media during her coverage of NASCAR driver Ryan Newman’s violent crash during the Daytona 500 Feb. 17.

Experts consider the future of sports news
Mar 6, 2020

Experts consider the future of sports news

At the Povich Center’s March 4 panel — titled “Newspapers and Sports Departments: What is the Future?” — news executives and educators gathered to discuss the changing newspaper industry and to take up the question: What’s next?

Super Bowl LIV: Dream comes true for Merrill student
Mar 3, 2020

Super Bowl LIV: Dream comes true for Merrill student

Merrill College graduate student Ryan McFadden describes his experiences covering Super Bowl LIV in Miami this February for the Povich Center and Capital News Service.

A love letter to D.C.-area high school basketball
Feb 18, 2020

A love letter to D.C.-area high school basketball

Sportswriter John McNamara was killed in a mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, but his passion for his work lives on in his book “The Capital of Basketball: A History of D.C. High School Area Hoops.”

“Magic Mahomes” leads Kansas City to Super Bowl win
Feb 3, 2020

“Magic Mahomes” leads Kansas City to Super Bowl win

The Kansas City Chiefs trailing the San Francisco 49ers by double digits in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV. Enter Pat Mahomes. The second-year starter threw two touchdown passes in the final six minutes to lead the Chiefs to a 31-20 comeback win.

Super Bowl preview: San Francisco vs. Kansas City
Feb 2, 2020

Super Bowl preview: San Francisco vs. Kansas City

The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday night at Hard Rock Stadium to conclude the NFL’s 100th season. Read more about the championship contenders.