LISTEN: Boo Buie, NU Wildside rekindle lost Northwestern basketball tradition


By Zain Bando Medill Reports In late March, Northwestern men’s basketball ended a six-year drought when it advanced to the NCAA tournament. But it wouldn’t have been possible without a rock-solid team and an enthusiastic student section. Medill’s Zain Bando has more. Transcript: Senior guard Boo Buie entered the Welsh-Ryan Arena media room after a […]

‘You can just hop right on your phone’: Arizona sees gambling boom during Super Bowl week

FanDuel Sprtsbook in Phoenix, Ariz. 2023, Medill Explores.

By Zain Bando Medill Reports PHOENIX –  The FanDuel Sportsbook was quiet. Hours before Super Bowl LVII between Kansas City and Philadelphia, bettors sat in comfy chairs. Several television screens showed various games across college basketball and the NBA, including an upset with No. 1 Purdue falling to Northwestern. Before September 2019, sports gambling was […]