Sports Journalism Blog

Posted on April 11th, 2016 in Weekly Roundup by fgogola

By Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

In his farewell column for the Detroit Free Press, Joe Rexrode reflects on his relationship with Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo.

The New York Times’ Sarah Lyall writes on a triathlete accused of cheating by cutting courses, an offense considered worse than doping by some in the triathlon world.

From Scott Cacciola, of The New York Times: NBA visiting locker rooms can lack basic amenities, including hot water.

Liz Sly, of The Washington Post, details the events of a child bomber who blew up himself and killed other children at a soccer game near Baghdad.

Eli Saslow, of ESPN The Magazine, on Matt Bush, the former No. 1 overall pick in 2004, looking for one final shot at redemption with the Texas Rangers.

Jason Gay, of The Washington Post, writes about Boston Celtics TV broadcaster Tommy Heinsohn and his homer mentality.’s Steve Politi on the house that Augusta National’s millions can’t buy.

From The New York Times’ Jay Caspian Kang: The Unbearable Whiteness of Baseball.

Sean Newell, of Vice Sports, on why Adam Schefter’s interview with Greg Hardy isn’t news.

Deadline game story on the NCAA men’s basketball national championship game. By Chuck Culpepper, of The Washington Post.

Vahe Gregorian, of The Kansas City Star, sought out to answer the question of why do sportswriters love Bruce Springsteen?

Vice Sports’ Patrick Hruby on the racial injustice of big-time college sports.