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University of Maryland Hosts LGBT Summit
  • How can student-athletes harness their power to support the LGBT community? That’s the question panelists sought to answer when UMD Athletics teamed up with Athlete Ally and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians to discuss LGBT issues.

Book Review: Little Girls in Pretty Boxes by Joan Ryan
  • In “Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skating,” Joan Ryan pulls the curtain back on the dangers of both sports.

Super Bowl 50: How it was Covered
  • A look into how news outlets all around the country wrote about Super Bowl 50.

University of Maryland Has Three AWSM Interns
  • Meet the three University of Maryland students who will be interning at some of the country’s top sports news organizations.

George Solomon: A Year in Review
  • Povich Center Director George Solomon reviews 2015 and looks to what’s next.

Daily Roundup: December 1
  • Your quick hits for April 28: Christine Brennan reacts to a powerful women in sports media mean tweets PSA. How Jaylon Smith went from a first round lock to NFL Draft mystery. The 96 people whose lives were cut short in the Hillsborough disaster of 1989. At age 100, record-holder Ida Keeling is often only [...]

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University of Maryland Hosts LGBT Summit
  • How can student-athletes harness their power to support the LGBT community? That’s the question panelists sought to answer when UMD Athletics teamed up with Athlete Ally and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians to discuss LGBT issues.

Still No Cheering in the Press Box: Tom Verducci
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Student Spotlight: Cam Rogers
  • In January, Rogers won a guest reporting job for the Campus Insiders Digital Network at the NCAA football championship game at Arizona after a successful social media campaign that caught the attention of professionals in the industry as well as some big-time celebrities.

Race and Culture in Sports: A New Voice for ESPN
  • In a sports world dominated by African-American athletes and the white journalists that cover them, Kevin Merida is looking to bridge the gap.

Ten Years of Celebrating Shirley Povich at Maryland
  • Each fall, the Povich Center and the Merrill College welcome large audiences to participate in the annual Povich Symposium, named after Shirley Povich, an award winning Washington Post sports reporter and columnist for 75 years.

A Sense of Community at Povich Field
  • In the mid-’90’s when Bruce Adams came up with the idea of creating a local collegiate summer baseball team, he knew he was taking a gamble. Sixteen years later, Povich Field and the Bethesda Big Train are thriving.

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