Chasing Ali with Jonathan Eig

Guest post by Jonathan Eig Four years ago, a writer friend called for advice. She was trying to decide whether to write a book about Babe Ruth. I quoted Herman Melville to her: “To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.” Babe Ruth definitely counted as...

A draft geek covers the NFL Draft

By Mike Davis I’m the kind of guy who watches the fourth, fifth, sixth, and even seventh rounds of the NFL Draft. I’m a draft geek. But this year, I had the opportunity to get closer to the experience than ever before. Thanks to Medill, J.A. Adande and CSN Chicago, I...

Medill Sports Podcast – Episode 1

Medill graduate student Elan Kane kicks off the debut episode of the Medill Sports Podcast with current student Giuliana Allegrotti. Allegrotti is in her second quarter at Medill, where she currently a beat reporter covering New Trier High School’s girls...