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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, […]

Weekly Roundup: April 10 – April 16

Jen McCaffrey (@JCMcCaffrey) of The Athletic details the frigid atmosphere of the Red Sox-Orioles game at Fenway Park in the middle of April.

Jamie Ross (@JamieRossTO) of The Globe and Mail explains how junior hockey taught him lessons as he grew up.

Zak Keefer (@ZKeefer) of The Indianapolis Star profiles Sugar Ray Seales and explains […]

Weekly Roundup: Sept 26-Oct 2

Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports wrote about the Adidas executives who could unlock the hidden world of widespread cheating in college basketball.

Chuck Culpepper of The Washington Post described the empty stadiums and bleak conditions for college football powerhouses Tennessee and LSU.

Shea Serrano of The Ringer profiled the long, professional journey of NBA point […]

Weekly Roundup: June 20th-26th

Bill Glauber of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel tells the story of Marshall Jacobs, who collapsed and died during the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, just days after his wife of 68 years.

David Woods of the Indianapolis Star profiles Olympic gold medalist Lily King and her struggles to move on after her incredible success […]

Weekly Roundup: May 23-29

It’s a special Indy 500 edition of the Weekly Roundup featuring current and former students of the Sports Capital Journalism Program at IUPUI.

Michael Williams covers Fernando Alonso’s jump from Formula One to the Indy 500 for Indianapolis Monthly.

Joe Spears profiles driver Jay Howard for Indianapolis Monthly.

Rob Peeters profiles Carlos Munoz for Indianapolis […]