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...

My day at ESPN

Thirteen students in the Medill Sports Media specialization are touring some of the top sports media organizations and businesses in New York City this week as part of Medill Explores. In this post, Jennifer Lee discusses a side trip she took Wednesday to Bristol,...

An afternoon with Mike Greenberg

By Karl Bullock  Mike Greenberg (BSJ89), co-host of ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” took time Friday to reflect on the habits and necessities to be successful in sports broadcasting. He sat in an intimate McCormick Foundation Center classroom with students, and amidst...

When sports and social issues collide

By Yifan Wu What a day. I exhausted my knowledge of the English language, yet still failed to find a proper adjective to describe a Friday in late August, a day with realized sports nerd dreams, botched lunch plans and chilled Uber discussions. — “Why would you...

‘An Undefeated Conversation’

By Tacuma Roeback Town halls, panel discussions and forums on social issues are about as common as team meetings at a startup. They invoke good will and engender positive vibes, but the initial enthusiasm peters out over time and little occurs as a result. So my...