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Jeff Washburn’s Devotion to the World He Loved

(Editor’s note: Hall of Fame sports reporter Jeff Washburn, who passed away Nov. 29 at the age of 63, was buried Thursday in Lafayette, IN. The funeral took place Wednesday night in The Crawley Athletic Center in Jefferson High School. Washburn worked for the Lafayette Journal and Courier and the Associated Press, among other outlets. […]

So close to perfection, Wisconsin’s championship hopes end

By Mark Alewine (MR_Alewine)

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS— Troy Fumagalli and the Wisconsin seniors have been here before.

Watching the confetti cover the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium. Filing into the tunnel with the deafening cheers behind them.

O! H! I! O!

It’s been three years since Wisconsin lost to Ohio State, 59-0, in […]

Weekly Roundup: Nov 21-27

Brian Burnsed (@brianburnsed) of NCAA Champion Magazine and Sports Capital Journalism alum profiles cross country runner Sierra Hargrave of Lyndon State College.

Andrew Carter (@_andrewcarter) of the Raleigh News and Observer writes on the how the University of North Carolina’s relationship with Nike grew into a global brand.

Ari Wasserman (@ariwasserman) of The Athletic details […]

Weekly Roundup: Oct 31-Nov 6

Mina Kimes of ESPN wrote on the polarizing Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor.

Chuck Culpepper of The Washington Post described Alabama’s 24-10 win over LSU and the consistency of the Crimson Tide.

George Schroeder of USA Today gives perspective of a child on the receiving end of the new Iowa football tradition of waving at […]

Weekly Roundup: Oct 24-30

Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta of ESPN gave an inside look at the closed meetings between NFL owners and the NFL Players Association to discuss anthem protests and declining TV ratings.

Ken Belson of the New York Times also wrote on the internal tension within the NFL over the anthem protests, profiling league executive […]