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Perfect Once More, Frost Becomes Coach of the Year

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

ATLANTA – In January, 1996, Grambling State coaching legend Eddie Robinson and his grandson Eddie Robinson III were among those in attendance at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., watching Nebraska produce one of the most overwhelming championship victories in the modern history of major college […]

Postcard from Atlanta: A Dinner Table Brings a Paper To Life

At the end of the fall semester I was turning in a paper for Professor Chris Lamb’s Media and Society Seminar in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at IUPUI. The paper described how Eddie Robinson changed college football through decades of work molding generations of Grambling State Tigers, and how he continues to […]

Students from IUPUI Sports Capital Journalism Program to cover College Football Playoff

INDIANAPOLIS — This is the fourth year of the College Football Playoff, and in Atlanta on Jan. 8, the usual organizations who cover it every year will return — outlets such as The New York Times, USA Today and ESPN.

Put the IUPUI Sports Capital Journalism Program in that group, too.

For the sixth […]

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 […]

Running on fumes, Alexander Rossi becomes an unlikely champion

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 produced one of its most stunning results when Alexander Rossi, a 24-year-old former Formula One driver with only one other oval appearance, moved into first place without knowing if he would be able to reach the Yard […]