TIA, NSSA Join to Present 2nd Tennis Media Award

There are countless great stories that can be told about tennis—and about those who play, teach, organize, sponsor and promote the game. To help bring more of these stories to light, the…

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Nomination Ballots EMailed Oct. 15

Nomination ballots for the 2014 NSSA Awards were emailed to NSSA members on Wednesday, October 15th. Current NSSA members will submit three names for each of the following categories:…

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Armour Joins NSSA/Catawba Partnership

SALISBURY, NC (September 4) — The NSSA and Catawba College have hired Bill Armour as a sports marketing consultant to assist with our partnership project that will include…

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Bob Ryan Latest in “No Cheering in the Press Box”

The latest chapter in the Povich Center’s (University of Maryland) “No Cheering in the Press Box” belongs to NSSA’s own National Board President, Bob Ryan:  http://povichcenter.org/still-no-cheering-press-box/chapter/Bob-Ryan/index.html      

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Johnson Named Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas – The American Heart Association’s 29th annual Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation, announced that Jimmy Johnson, one of the most respected and accomplished football coaches in NCAA and NFL history, will be named the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Johnson at the […]

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New Memberships, Renewals: Sept. 5 – Oct. 13, 2014

Thank you to all 62 who have joined or renewed in the past five weeks! Full Walker Tom Costa Mesa CA Tom Walker Photos AIPS Schmitz James San Francisco CA Milo Magazine Full Ahiers Dan Jefferson City TN Carson-Newman Full Barger Phillip Morristown TN Eagle Sports Network Full Benson Chuck Jefferson City TN Carson-Newman Full […]

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2-Time NSSA PA Sportscaster of Year Campbell Dies

Bill Campbell, the man who called Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game among many notable Philadelphia sports moments, has died. Campbell was the NSSA’s Pennsylvania Sportscaster of the Year in 1961 and 1962. More on his life from philly.com.

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2-time WI Sportswriter of Year Mulhern Dies

Condolences go out to the family and friends of Wisconsin State Journal sportswriter Tom Mulhern. Mulhern died just a few months after being diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. He was 56 years old. Mulhern won NSSA’s Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year award twice, in 2005 and 2010. Obit by Andy Baggott of Wisconsin State Journal  

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5-Time FL Sportswriter of Year Shelton Leaves Times

Five-time NSSA Florida Sportswriter of the Year Gary Shelton is leaving the Tampa Bay Times. Shelton won the NSSA Florida award in 1997, 2001, 2006, 2009 and 2011. The story: http://www.tampabay.com/sports/football/bucs/sports-columnist-gary-shelton-to-leave-tampa-bay-times/2200095

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