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Sports journalism should include far more than game reports, reviews, columns and the occasional profile. The best sections address important issues related to sports. Title IX is one of the most significant issues on college campuses, but it is a topic that is … Continue reading
During the rest of the school year, I will assess (at least weekly) college sports journalism coverage across the country. The Crimson White’s Elliott Propes offers a terrific profile on Alabama’s top-ranked golfer, Robby Shelton. He begins with a scene on … Continue reading
Look at most college newspaper sports sections and you’ll see pretty much the same thing – stories about games: Precedes, folos, sidebars, columns. Sometimes, live tweets. Unfortunately, few college sports sections focus on stories outside the lines, as the Indiana … Continue reading
National Signing Day is like Christmas to college football fans, coaches and athletic directors. For most college sports staffs, unfortunately, Wednesday might as well have been Arbor Day for the lack of timely coverage of football signings across the country. … Continue reading