Members of the U.S. basketball team show their frustration to officials after their controversial loss to the  Soviet Union in the gold medal game at the 1972 Olympic games in Munich, West Germany. (Rich Clarkson)

Photojournalism legend Clarkson opens up on career

“Right now we are all living in a golden age of photojournalism. It’s here and now, and you are lucky to be a part of it.” Rich Clarkson has become an icon in the field of sports photojournalism. He has...
In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, police advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Ferguson reshaped columnist’s career

Tony Messenger knew that his journalistic career would never be the same after the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo. In the days after the unarmed 18-year-old black man...