Malcolm Moran has directed sports journalism programs for nearly a decade after spending more than 30 years at The New York Times, USA TODAY and other publications.
Moran is director of the Sports Capital Journalism Program in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at IUPUI, where he joined the faculty in January, 2013. For more than six years, he was the inaugural Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society at Penn State University, where he directed the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. Since 1980, he has covered more than 25 bowl games with national championship stakes. He has covered 26 NCAA Final Fours, 11 Super Bowls, 16 World Series and three Olympic Games.
He is a member of the board of the Football Writers Association of America and has had several stories recognized in the organization’s best writing contest. Moran is a past president of the United States Basketball Writers Association and a member of the organization’s Hall of Fame. In 2007, he received the Curt Gowdy Print Media Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for lifetime coverage of basketball.
Do you remember the Announcerless Game? On December 20, 1980, an otherwise insignificant game between the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins, teams trudging toward the end of dreary seasons, became famous or infamous ...