Author Archives: fosterlander

Profile – Foster

Despite five straight state titles, Sharman White wants more March 28, 2013 By FOSTER LANDER Sharman White’s Miller Grove teams have won five straight state championships, but not because of a fancy gym or uniforms or players recruited from other

Profile – Foster

Despite five straight state titles, Sharman White wants more March 28, 2013 By FOSTER LANDER Sharman White’s Miller Grove teams have won five straight state championships, but not because of a fancy gym or uniforms or players recruited from other

News analysis – Foster

Michigan balance, hot early shooting enough to solve Syracuse’s 2-3 zone April 10, 2013 By FOSTER LANDER ATLANTA — Syracuse’s vaunted 2-3 zone defense is no mystery. Switching to the scheme almost exclusively in 2003 helped Jim Boeheim win his

News analysis – Foster

Michigan balance, hot early shooting enough to solve Syracuse’s 2-3 zone April 10, 2013 By FOSTER LANDER ATLANTA — Syracuse’s vaunted 2-3 zone defense is no mystery. Switching to the scheme almost exclusively in 2003 helped Jim Boeheim win his

Foster – trend/innovation story

Modern technology and social media solve some recruiting problems, create others March 1, 2013 By FOSTER LANDER Having dealt with the media circus surrounding Robert Nkemdiche, the No. 1 football player in the country for the class of 2013, for

Foster – trend/innovation story

Modern technology and social media solve some recruiting problems, create others March 1, 2013 By FOSTER LANDER Having dealt with the media circus surrounding Robert Nkemdiche, the No. 1 football player in the country for the class of 2013, for

Foster infographic

Here is a link to my multimedia piece, with the relevant chart attached. Numbers are via cfbstats.com. It’s been done since Friday but I’ve been wrestling with the HTML, trying to get this to post as an interactive map, but

Foster infographic

Here is a link to my multimedia piece, with the relevant chart attached. Numbers are via cfbstats.com. It’s been done since Friday but I’ve been wrestling with the HTML, trying to get this to post as an interactive map, but

“Dream” Job – Foster

Outside of Sports Illustrated, I’d love to write for Esquire because they do some of the best long-form journalism anywhere. They have a great staff, with Chris Jones, Michael Paterniti and a who’s-who of good storytellers. They cover a wide

“Dream” Job – Foster

Outside of Sports Illustrated, I’d love to write for Esquire because they do some of the best long-form journalism anywhere. They have a great staff, with Chris Jones, Michael Paterniti and a who’s-who of good storytellers. They cover a wide

Infographic – Foster

I don’t want to embed this here because the pictures end up gigantic, but here’s a link to an infographic that caught my eye, for various reasons. There’s not a whole lot of artistic value here, but the simplicity works.

Infographic – Foster

I don’t want to embed this here because the pictures end up gigantic, but here’s a link to an infographic that caught my eye, for various reasons. There’s not a whole lot of artistic value here, but the simplicity works.

Best/Worst ledes (Foster)

BEST: WASHINGTON, Pa. — The building sits no more than a mile from the highway, but the short distance between Washington High School and Interstate 70 provides insight into a community hurting to hold onto its proud traditions.  The severe

Best/Worst ledes (Foster)

BEST: WASHINGTON, Pa. — The building sits no more than a mile from the highway, but the short distance between Washington High School and Interstate 70 provides insight into a community hurting to hold onto its proud traditions.  The severe