Pandemic amplifies mental health struggles in already vulnerable young athletes

Flow basketball

By Dan Moberger Medill Reports At 5:30 p.m. on a muggy Tuesday in mid-July, parents dropped off their teenage daughters at Fleet Fields, a parking lot converted to basketball courts in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood. Flanked by industrial-looking brick buildings on three sides, the blacktop has afforded an attractive, open-air training grounds for Flow Basketball Academy […]

Beef mecca Buenos Aires shifts toward more vegetable options

Meat counter at Don Julio

By Dan Moberger and Colin Boyle Medill Reports Meat, especially beef, is deeply embedded in Argentina’s culture. Argentines consume more beef per capita than residents of any other country. Family gatherings revolve around “asados,” which most Americans would call a barbecue. Sporting events, protests and everyday lunch breaks give locals a chance to try a […]