NSSA, Catawba College Partner on Fundraising Campaign

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and Catawba College, as part of their partnership formed by a Memorandum of Understanding in November 2014, have begun a fundraising…

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More Than 500 Enjoy 56th NSSA Awards

More than 500 people participated in at least some of the 56th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend June 6-8. The Weekend culminated in the NSSA Awards Banquet on June 8th, during which Hal McCoy,…

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Video: NSSA’s Legacy Night Panel

Legacy Night panel discussion, honoring Roone Arledge & Stuart Scott. Moderator: Mike Hogewood (Fox Sports South/Raycom). Panelists: Pete Weber (Nashville Predators), Jay Harris (ESPN),…

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Video: NSSA’s Legacy Night Panel

Legacy Night panel discussion, honoring Roone Arledge & Stuart Scott. Moderator: Mike Hogewood (Fox Sports South/Raycom). Panelists: Pete Weber (Nashville Predators), Jay Harris (ESPN), Deedee Mills, Jeff Gravley (WRAL-TV), Ryan McGee (ESPN). Recorded at Hendrick Motorsports Team Center, June 6, 2015

Bryce Harper Named Hickok Belt® Award Winner for May 2015

ROCHESTER, NY –  Bryce Harper, right fielder for Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals, has been named the Hickok Belt® Award winner for the month of May 2015. Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). The voters selected Harper based on his torrid hitting throughout the […]

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6-Time OK Sportscaster of Year Barry, Jr. Dies in Oklahoma City Crash

Condolences from all of us at the NSSA to the family of 6-time Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year Bob Barry, Jr. According to KFOR.com: Barry was riding a motor scooter southbound on North May (in Oklahoma City) when police say an unlicensed driver made an illegal U-Turn in front of him. He hit the driver’s […]

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Ed Sherman: What Mike Emrick can teach you about language and journalism

From Ed Sherman’s ShermanReport.com, on NSSA National Sportscaster of the Year Mike Emrick:   An excerpt of my latest column for Poynter.org. One of the more enjoyable column I’ve done in my years of covering sports media. ******* At the top of our interview, I told Mike Emrick I felt that the premium on writing has […]

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Coaches Aid To Live Stream NSSA Banquet

Once again this year, Coaches Aid will live stream the NSSA Awards Banquet.  To order, please go to www.coachesaid.com, then click on Broadcast, find the event, and follow the directions. Coaches Aid will also have an on-demand recording of the banquet for purchase after the event.

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Getting Ready for 56th Awards Weekend

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association is waiting for the arrival of more than 400 people this weekend, as the NSSA celebrates its 56th Annual Awards Weekend. Three days of events await the winners, their guests, local hosts and sponsors. Catawba College’s Goodman Gym plays host to Monday night’s Awards Banquet. Goodman recently underwent a […]

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Rawlings Inducted Into NC Sports Hall of Fame

Three-time NSSA North Carolina Sportswriter of the Year Lenox Rawlings added another honor last month, when he was inducted into the North Carolina Spots Hall of Fame. The following is a text of his acceptance speech. When I was a boy growing up in Wilson, my grandfather would pick me up on Sundays around lunchtime and […]

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