Medill Reports

Explore a featured selection of my written work below, which I completed as a graduate student at Northwestern University.

Super Bowl legacy grant awards $3 million to 117 local nonprofit organizations in Las Vegas, leaving ‘lasting impact’ on Super Bowl LVIII’s host city

LAS VEGAS — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell awarded $3 million in unrestricted funding to 117 different nonprofit organizations in southern Nevada on Thursday as part of the Super Bowl Legacy Grant program.

More than 100 people, representing 88 different nonprofit organizations, gathered at the Neon Museum to celebrate the program, which is a partnership between the NFL Foundation and the Las Vegas Super Bowl Host Committee.

“The Super Bowl is more than just a big game, especially for Las Vegas

In entertainment capital of world, Chiefs have no interest entertaining talks of being underdogs ahead of Super Bowl LVIII

HENDERSON, Nev. — Entering the 2023 NFL season, the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs were the preseason favorites to win it all again at +600. Right behind them were the Philadelphia Eagles at +750 and the San Francisco 49ers at +900. As it currently stands, the 49ers have surpassed last year’s champs in the latest Super Bowl odds, being selected as nearly unanimous two-point favorites on most legal betting services across the nation.

But the labels applied by the oddsmakers and