University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

ChiTown Sports

An architecture critic, a journalist and a former NPR sports commentator will pool their thoughts about Chicagoland sports—from ballparks to championships to stars.

Paul Goldberger

Paul Goldberger, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, spent 15 years as the architecture critic for The New Yorker and began his career at The New York Times, where he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism for his writing on architecture....

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Melissa Isaacson

Melissa Isaacson is an award-winning sportswriter, author and public speaker. In more than 30 years on the job, she has covered every major U.S. sports championship as well as the Olympics. She has written for numerous publications, including long tenures at such institutions as ESPN and the Chicago Tribune....

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Ron Rapoport

Ron Rapoport was a sports columnist for The Chicago Sun-Times and sports commentator for NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday for more than two decades. A winner of the Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism, he is the author of more than a dozen books on sports and show business....

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