Sports Journalism Blog

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in Weekly Roundup by fgogola

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

The Boston Globe’s Eric Moskowitz writes about a Boston Marathon bombing amputee who will run in this year’s race.

Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch opines that Vin Scully should call the World Series one final time before retiring.

Michael Powell, of The New York Times, exposes the Yankees’ profiting off socialism while a team executive complains about MLB’s revenue-sharing model.

Jerry Brewer, of The Washington Post, dives into the evolution of the point guard and how rule changes have made the NBA a point guard-driven league.

ESPN’s Paula Lavigne writes on an Outside The Lines investigation that showed Baylor took two years to start investigating sexual assault claims against football players.

Reflections on Kobe Bryant’s career following his final game: Kobe’s unforgettable finale from B/R’s Howard Beck, and Kobe and the greatest goodbye from SI’s Lee Jenkins.

Jenny Vrentas, of The MMQB, shares the tale of mystery German wide receiver Moritz Boehringer, who may be the first player drafted to the NFL straight out of Europe.

Kevin Van Valkenburg, of ESPN The Magazine, set out to answer the question, ‘Does Carson Wentz really add up to $20 million?’

ESPN The Magazine’s Kevin Arnovitz went behind the scenes to observe how hotels are outfitted for NBA players.

Tim Brown, of Yahoo Sports, on the start of Vin Scully’s farewell season.

From The Big Lead’ Kyle Koster: Behind the scenes with MLB Network’s MLB Tonight.

Leander Schaerlaeckens, of Vice Sports, looks into how economics and cultural forces are fueling China’s investment in soccer.

Will Leitch, of Sports On Earth, questions the utility of the press conference, where he admits he’s never asked a question.