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Postcard from Tampa: Women’s Final Four needs more coverage

The women’s Final Four in Tampa Bay was a weekend full of intense basketball that saw the team widely considered the best in the country, Baylor, walk away as national champions. All three games over the weekend were full of exhilarating moments, comebacks and heartbreaks. Throughout the weekend, one thing stood out to me more […]

Baylor’s Chloe Jackson made sure no obstacle stood in her way of a 2019 national championship

Brendan Rourke | @B_RourkeSports

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Brendan Rourke, writing for NCAA.com, writes about the 2019 Women’s Final Four Most Outstanding Player, Chloe Jackson, and her efforts to lead the Lady Bears to their third-ever national championship.

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From the archives: How the Combine grew from obscurity into obsession

Editor’s Note: Five years ago, while earning his M.A. in Sports Journalism at IUPUI, graduate assistant Cory Collins described the growth of the National Football League Scouting Combine.

By Cory Collins

INDIANAPOLIS — It wasn’t always this way.

Not so long ago, elite college football players could gather in relative anonymity, get poked, prodded, […]

No plans to expand College Football Playoff past four teams

Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Robby General, writing for Newsday, discusses why the College Football Playoff administration doesn’t have any plans to expand the Playoff past four teams due to its current contract with ESPN.

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Weekly Roundup: June 5 – June 11

Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) of Sports Illustrated examines why the Golden State Warriors’ dynasty will keep going for the foreseeable future.

Ari Wasserman (@AriWasserman) of The Athletic profiles Ohio State’s Tyreke Smith and the role of race in his recruitment.

Sweeny Murti (@YankeesWFAN) takes an inning-by-inning look at the Houston Astros strange combined no-hitter.

Chris Haynes […]