Adande: More than a game

By J.A. Adande The Switzerland-Korea women’s hockey game on the first full day of Olympic action was the least-competitive, most-politicized sporting event I’ve ever covered. And that might be a good thing. This moment called for a recalibration. A Swiss forward who...

Medill Sports Podcast – Episode 9

In his final episode of hosting the Medill Sports podcast, Elan Kane sits down with J.A. Adande to talk about the Medill Sports program and his transition from ESPN to academia. They close the podcast deciding which people in sports most resemble certain characters...

Jemele Hill and the power of a tweet

By J.A. Adande Preparing lectures over the past 13 years has taught me that the process is similar to crafting sports columns. And sometimes in teaching, just as in journalism, the story writes itself. The opening lecture for my fall quarter undergraduate sports...