Tag Archives: covering a sports beat

AP sports style quizzes should test more than usage

Let’s face it: Associated Press Style is not as important as it used to be when print dominated the media landscape. But let’s also not be naive: understanding key terms and their proper spelling remains essential for all who seek to become … Continue reading

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Here’s an opportunity to learn from premier sports media pros

College students and faculty will have the opportunity to spend two days with the nation’s premier sports media professionals during the second College Media Sports Reporting Training Camp scheduled Feb. 6-7 in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, home to the NHL Predators.  Last year, the conference … Continue reading

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Insights from an LSU beat writer

This was originally posted in November 2013 Sports writers should address football coaches by their proper names. Beat writers not tweeting at a coach’s press conference are cheating their audience. That’s some of the advice offered by Randy Rosetta, the … Continue reading

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