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CFP championship game: Clemson capitalizes on mistakes, dominates Alabama for second crown in three years

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Robby General, writing for Newsday, highlights how Clemson stunned Alabama 44-16 in the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship with the help of true freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

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Weekly Roundup: March 27 – April 9

Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) explains how two former colleagues came together again at the 2018 Men’s Final Four.

Greg Cote (@GregCote) of the Miami Herald details Dave Shula’s journey back back to the sidelines after 21 years away from them.

Tim Layden (@SITimLayden) of Sports Illustrated explains why Tiger Woods wasn’t ready to win the Masters […]

Thome, Flaherty lead Michigan Once More

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Michigan Wolverines, led by junior center Hallie Thome and senior guard Katelynn Flaherty, proved to be too much for a young Penn State squad in a 77-48 second-round victory. The sixth-seeded Wolverines, 22-8, advanced to a quarterfinal game in the Big Ten women’s […]

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 […]

Purdue overcomes another double-digit deficit to defeat Penn State

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Going into the second round of the Big Ten Women’s Tournament, the 11th-seeded Penn State Lady Lions knew what they were going up against as they prepared to face No.6 Purdue. It was a team they had met earlier in the season, one they […]