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Review: OJ: Made in America
  • In ESPN’s “O.J.: Made in America,” a blurring of lines between an individual’s story and societal issues

George Solomon on African American Scribes
  • After a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, George Solomon writes about the dearth of African Americans in the business.

Micha Powell Olympic Experience
  • Micha Powell, a senior in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, was a member of the Canadian Olympic team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro

George Solomon’s “Spring Things”
  • Director of the Povich Center George Solomon writes his annual spring column on happenings in the sports journalism world.

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.

More From Our Students

One Year of The Undefeated
  • As ESPN’s race, sports and culture vertical The Undefeated approaches its one-year anniversary, its editor-in-chief, Kevin Merida, and two of his colleagues visited Merrill College.

Callie Caplan at the Super Bowl
  • Having the opportunity to cover the Super Bowl was such a valuable learning experience as I pursue a career covering football after graduation.

No Cheering in the Press Box: David Aldridge
  • No Cheering in the Press Box: David Aldridge

NE Patriots rally over Atlanta Falcons for Win
  • New England Patriots’ late rally over Atlanta Falcons powers Super Bowl’s first overtime thriller

Super Bowl Notebook: Practices, Injuries, Goodell and more
  • As their final week of Super Bowl preparations came to a close, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots had almost full participation from their players, according to pool reports from the practice sites each day.

Falcons and Patriots to test NFL-best turnover rates in Super Bowl
  • Your quick hits for Feb. 28: New questions, including human trafficking concerns, broadside N.J. basketball power. How a short sprint became the combine’s marquee event. South Korea, the next Olympics host, went shopping in North America to build its hockey teams. Roundtable: Muslim members of the sports media on discrimination, faith, Twitter and more. Meet [...]

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