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Encyclopedia > Arash Markazi

Arash Markazi is an American sports journalist currently writing for Sports Illustrated. July 1999 cover showing soccer star Brandi Chastain Sports Illustrated is a popular weekly American sports magazine owned by media giant Time Warner. ...

Markazi was born in Oklahoma City and raised in Los Angeles. He attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University as a freshman before returning home to attend the University of Southern California, where he received a degree in print journalism from the Annenberg School for Communication. Downtown Oklahoma City The State Capitol of Oklahoma From The South Motto: Nickname: Capital of the New Century Founded 1889 Incorporated County Oklahoma County Cleveland County Canadian County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Mick Cornett Area  - Total  - Water 1,608. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is currently (as of Fall 2005) the largest university, in terms of student enrollment, in the United States, with a main-campus student body of 51,612. ... The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern California and Southern Cal), Californias oldest private research university, is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ... The Annenberg School for Communication entrance. ...

He wrote for basketball and hip hop magazines while he was in college, contributing to publications such as SLAM Magazine, XXL, King magazine, Rides and Tongue. He also wrote for the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News and Associated Press. He gained prominence, however, with a weekly column he wrote for the Daily Trojan, the school’s newspaper. His most infamous story was a column in which USC sophomore receiver Mike Williams ripped his teammates and coaches and told Markazi he planned to enter the 2004 NFL Draft. The column is still cited whenever a story is written about Williams’ premature departure from USC. Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Breakdancer in Ljubljana. ... The first issue of SLAM, featuring cover athlete Larry Johnson. ... The XXL Magazine. ... King magazine is a mens magazine geared toward African-American and urban audiences. ... The Los Angeles Times (also known as the LA Times) is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California and distributed throughout the western United States. ... Los Angeles Daily News is the second largest circulating daily newspaper of Los Angeles, California. ... Associated Press logo This article concerns the news service. ... The Daily Trojan is the official student newspaper of the University of Southern California. ... For the offensive lineman, see Mike Williams (offensive lineman). ... The 2004 NFL Draft took place on April 24th and 25th of 2004. ...

While he was at USC, Markazi won many journalism awards, including the Scripps Howard Top Ten Scholarship, Freedom Forum-NCAA Sports Journalism Scholarship, Jim Murray Memorial Scholarship, Alan Malamud Memorial Scholarship, Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship and three Gold Circle Awards. Following his graduation in 2004 he was hired by Sports Illustrated. He also wrote for Sports Illustrated on Campus, appearing on the cover of the March 31, 2005 issue, and began writing a weekly column for Sports Illustrated’s website SI.com called "The Hot Read." When he was on vacation in August 2005, he had actor/comedian Jay Mohr fill in for him. Mohr now has a weekly column on SI.com. Markazi was also credited with hiring Jenn Sterger, leader of the FSU Cowgirls, to write a weekly column for the site when Sterger was a guest on KMPC 1540 in Los Angeles. Markazi's intimate and quirky portraits of Wayne Gretzky, Ronaldo, Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush caused the Los Angeles Times to name him one of the Faces to Watch in 2006. July 1999 cover showing soccer star Brandi Chastain Sports Illustrated is a popular weekly American sports magazine owned by media giant Time Warner. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jay Mohr Jay Mohr (born August 23, 1970) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. ... The brief shot of Danae Sims, Sterger, and Fabiola Romero in the bleachers Jenn Sterger is a student at Florida State University whose brief two-second shot on national television turned her into a phenomenon. ... The brief shot of Danae Sims, Sterger, and Fabiola Romero in the bleachers The FSU Cowgirls are the name of a small group of Florida State University female co-eds that first came to attention as a trio on an ABC televised football game. ... KMPC-1540 KMPC-1540 is known to the Los Angeles and Orange County area as 1540: The Ticket. It is owned and operated by the radio division of the Sporting News magazine, although much of the networks daily programming doesnt air on the station, except in certain situations. ...

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