How to co-exist with the SID
Sports information directors originally were expected to facilitate coverage of a college sports team. Now, however, they too often work to control an image rather than facilitate coverage. This College Media Review article suggests ways to work with SIDs and athletic directors to get the access you need and want.
Going the extra mile
In this blog post and link, read about how a college track and field team not only won a race, but what was going on inside the minds of the runners as they sprinted for the finish line. A great example of going beyond the typical recap of a sporting event to add life and breadth to the story.
This New York Times essay details how to write sports with power and glory – while getting beyond the game’s score to tell readers something they don’t already know.