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Postcard from Minneapolis: Understanding how writing becomes the easy part

When I was asked if I wanted to join IUPUI graduate student Mike Williams at this year’s Final Four in Minneapolis, I immediately said yes.

I knew there would be a decent amount of writing involved, but what I didn’t know is that the experience is something that will stick with me for a long […]

Worth the wait: How Virginia’s first championship became a rare triumph

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

MINNEAPOLIS — After the confetti cannons and net cutting and the traditional playing of “One Shining Moment” within U.S. Bank Stadium late Monday night, Virginia’s Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome sat behind microphones to answer questions about their program’s first national championship. One year earlier, the […]

Cahill, Buss Lead Indiana in 4OT Thriller

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The game was over, and then it wasn’t. Tyra Buss, the greatest scorer in Indiana women’s basketball history, had held her head in her hands after an apparent overtime loss to Michigan State. “I thought we had lost,” she said. But the officials ruled that the […]

Michigan State’s balance, depth overcomes Michigan

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Sixth-seeded Michigan State improved to 21-10 on the season and advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament for the second consecutive season and the 13th time overall after defeating Michigan 74-64. Redshirt freshman forward Victoria Gaines led the Spartans with 18 points, […]

Sparty hearty: Michigan State captures Big Ten tournament title

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo addresses Spartans fans while the players hoist the Big Ten tournament championship trophy on March 13 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner22

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan State senior Denzel Valentine stood face to face with teammate Bryn Forbes with 8.6 seconds […]