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Duke’s Zion Williamson wins USBWA, AP Player of the Year

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17

Sports Capital Journalism Program

MINNEAPOLIS – Duke freshman Zion Williamson was named Player of the Year by both the United States Basketball Writers Association and the Associated Press on Friday.

Williamson, who is projected to be the number one pick in this year’s NBA Draft, first accepted the USBWA’s […]

Clemson looks forward following national title

By Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. – You couldn’t wipe the smile away from Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney’s face.

Standing at midfield surrounded by reporters, fans and a seemingly endless stream of orange and purple confetti falling within Levi’s Stadium, he gave an elated postgame speech.

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Postcard from the World Cup: On Entering The Mixed Zone

At the end of my first day covering the USA Basketball Women’s National Team in the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup, I felt like I was just initiated into the fraternity of journalists.

This feeling didn’t come to me while I was sitting in the media room waiting for the games to start. It wasn’t […]

Weekly Roundup: Sept 19- Sept 25

Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post gave a scathing commentary on what Donald Trump does not understand about the NFL and its protesting players.

Wright Thompson of ESPN the Magazine wrote a first hand account of the Cleveland Indians during the team’s 22 game winning streak.

Larry Lage of the Associated Press told the story […]

Weekly Roundup: May 16-22

Bob Klapisch of The Bergen Record tell the story of a baseball field that was named in honor of a player who was hit by a pitch and killed in 1958.

Richard Justice of Sports on Earth believes we should stop questioning David Ortiz’s legacy in Boston.

Jason Kersey of SEC Country tells the story […]