Road to professional wrestling is not scripted

By Everett Munez Medill Reports Loud banging filled the air as wrestling trainees threw their bodies on the hard canvas, rolling forward and backward. As two wrestlers rolled in the ring, others in a queue waited their turn. Standing at the back of the line was a skinny 6-foot-5, 180-pound, bearded man with red hair […]

Array of emotions accompany Bears fans to NFL draft

By Everett Munez Medill Reports When Caleb Williams walks onto the grass at Soldier Field, he won’t be following in the footsteps of greatness.  The 2022 Heisman Trophy winner out of USC and the Bears top pick in the 2024 NFL draft follows a long history of disappointment at quarterback. The 104-year-old franchise is one […]

WATCH: Hole 13 of Phoenix Open gives fans a close-up view, relaxing oasis

By Xiaotao Zhong Medill Reports The Waste Management Phoenix Open is known for attracting the largest and most energized crowds in any golf tournament. This is often based on the crowds at the 16th hole, where the mass of fans gather in an enclosed stadium that requires additional admission. While all eyes were on the […]

College stadiums sit empty across the nation

By Kayla McDermott Medill Reports College athletes across the nation are nervous that they may not have a season due to the COVID-19 pandemic similar to the class of 2020. Kayla McDermott is a video/broadcast student at Medill, you can follow her on Twitter @mcdermott_kayla.

Kobe Bryant’s legacy and presence felt throughout a meaningful NBA All-Star weekend

By Keith Giagnorio Medill Reports Every event of the 2020 NBA All-Star weekend was blanketed with melancholy air. Seemingly every show, contest and person associated with basketball’s most star-studded weekend paid homage to the late Kobe Bryant, as well as his daughter Gianna. “It’s still very fresh in people’s minds and in people’s hearts, so […]