in the fieldSee where students go and who they meet as part of the Medill Sports experience
One reason I came to Medill was to learn from prominent journalists. I didn’t realize that education would come so quickly.
Jake Riepma looks back on his experience reporting from the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
Chicago natives Aja Evans and Seun Adigun were track and field rivals in high school and are now competing as bobsledders in the Winter Olympics.
Korea hockey player and Columbia medical student Carline Park received unexpected training during the Olympics after suffering a high ankle sprain.
Singapore speed skater Cheyenne Goh set her sights on Beijing 2022 after her historic debut in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Amanda Kessel returned from the 2014 Winter Olympics with a silver medal and uncertainty about whether she’d ever be able to compete in the Olympics.
Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon have known each other since first grade. Now, they’re competing together in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Short-track speedskater Lana Gehring won a bronze medal in 2010 but did not compete in the 2014 Olympics. Now she is back and ready to win once again.
U.S. skaters Alexa Scimeca Knierim and husband Chris Knierim learned of the Parkland, Florida school shooting before their free skate.
High winds at the 2018 Winter Olympics have delayed a variety of events and impacted suburban ski jumpers.
Speedskater Emery Lehman was not disappointed with a second-to-last place finish at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
By Olivia Reiner Alpine skier Besnik Sokoli didn't qualify for the Olympics, but that didn't stop him from traveling to South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics — thanks to the Kosovo Ski Federation. Read the am New York...
As the son of a retired FDNY medic, Olympic skeleton competitor John Daly knows all about the importance of being resilient.
Meet Pennsylvanians Andrew Sherk and Jayson Terdiman, who will represent the U.S. in luge at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Brian Hansen and his U.S. teammates did not finish the way they wanted in the 1,500 speedskating event at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The unified Korean women’s hockey team prepares for a matchup against rival Japan and understands what a victory would mean to the respective nations.
Alexa Scimeca Knierim was a crucial player in the U.S. repeating as bronze medalists in the figure skating team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
By David Kim Emily Sweeney persisted after two failed attempts at qualifying for the Olympics and will represent the United States in luge at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Read the Hartford Courant...
Medill students Jordan Klein and Nick Mantas look back on practicing their journalism skills at the 2018 Cubs Convention with Vine Line Magazine.
Medill graduate journalism student Katy Winge looks back at lessons learned from the 2017 Association for Women in Sports Media convention.
Medill graduate sports journalism student Mike Davis recaps an unforgettable three days of covering the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.
Brent Schwartz spoke with Baltimore Ravens safety Lardarius Webb, a third-round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft and a prime example of a draft-day gem.
Jennifer Lee took a side trip from her New York City Medill Explores program to travel to Bristol, Conn., and take a tour of ESPN headquarters.
Current graduate student Yifan Wu looks back on some of the highlights of the first two days of the Medill Explores New York City sports media trip.
Medill graduate students prepare to go behind-the-scenes at the Super Bowl and interact with New York City’s most iconic sports brands.
Sierra Krebsbach took a class trip to Wimbledon, where she got a behind-the-scenes look at the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Here’s what she learned.
Medill student Yifan Wu recounts her unique and inspiring experience watching a taping of ESPN’s “First Take” on Chicago’s South Side.
Tacuma Roeback reflects on his experience attending ESPN’s “An Undefeated Conversation: Athletes, Responsibility and Violence.”
Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser gave Medill students a rare view behind the scenes of filming ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption. Wilbon spoke with the students after the show.
My time at Medill has been nothing short of exceptional. The latest example was covering the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Megan Hart spent a quarter as a resident at Sports Illustrated. In this post she looked back on her most memorable project and what she learned from the experience.
Eleven students spent a day at ESPN, where they watched tapings of SportsCenter and Mike & Mike and connected with alumni across the company.