Povich Rewind

Povich Rewind: Big Chill Descends on Spring Training
Feb 13, 2019

Povich Rewind: Big Chill Descends on Spring Training

Among Shirley Povich’s most enjoyable memories during his 75-year career with The Washington Post was spring training. With baseball training camps opening this month, we rewind Povich’s column remembering spring training “back in the day.”

Povich Rewind: The Colts-Giants Game
Jan 3, 2019

Povich Rewind: The Colts-Giants Game

It’s been more than 60 years since the Baltimore Colts defeated the New York Giants in 1958 in overtime to win the National Football League title (there was no Super Bowl in those years). Shirley Povich covered the game in Yankee Stadium.

Povich Rewind: The Redskins’ Longest Day
Dec 13, 2018

Povich Rewind: The Redskins’ Longest Day

Washington’s 40-16 loss to the New York Giants Sunday pales in comparison to the Redskins’ 73-0 loss in the 1940 NFL championship game to the Chicago Bears at Griffith Stadium, covered by Shirley Povich.

Povich Rewind: Who’s She?
Aug 27, 2018

Povich Rewind: Who’s She?

The beginning of the new school year is a time to remind students at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism involved with the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism just who was Shirley Povich.

Povich Rewind: All-Star Game History in Washington
Jul 17, 2018

Povich Rewind: All-Star Game History in Washington

Leading up to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game at Nationals Park on July 17, the Povich Center will rewind Shirley Povich’s coverage of the four previous All-Star games games in Washington D.C., courtesy of The Washington Post.

Povich Rewind: AL falls again in 1969 All-Star Game
Jul 16, 2018

Povich Rewind: AL falls again in 1969 All-Star Game

RFK STADIUM — It was little surmised after the flood-stage torrents of the previous night that by the third inning of the All-Star Game the American Leaguers would be praying for rain.