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NSSA HoFer Izenberg Releases 10th Book on Oct. 1

NSSA Hall of Famer Jerry Izenberg will see his 10th book, Rozelle: A Biography, published on October 1st. Among his other books, the Newark Star Ledger columnist emeritus has written on subjects as diverse as Great Latin Sports Figures (1976) to Greatest Game Ever Played (1988). His last book was Through My Eyes: A Sports Writer’s 58-Year Journey (2009). As Izenberg […]

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Sweeney Named US Rep for FIMBA

  FIMBA (International Maxibasketball Federation), the worldwide governing body of masters’ basketball, has appointed NSSA member Jim Sweeney of Clearwater, FL as its USA Representative. FIMBA has specifically tasked Sweeney with extending its brand in the United States by recruiting American men and women masters’ teams for its August 2015 World Championship Tournament to be […]

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11-Time GA Sportscaster of Year Van Wieren Dies

Eleven-time NSSA Georgia Sportscaster of the Year Pete Van Wieren died on Saturday morning after a long battle with cancer. Van Wieren was part of the Atlanta Braves’ broadcast crew for 33 years, partnering with Skip Caray, Ernie Johnson and others on Superstation TBS. Van Wieren won eight straight Georgia Sportscaster of the Year awards […]

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More Than 80 Join or Renew Memberships

Thanks to all who have either joined or renewed their memberships since June 1st. More than 80, including those who attended the One Day Ticket to Sportscasting (co-sponsored by NSSA and STAA), were added to or kept on the rolls. NSSA would like to thank each of these members, especially new Lifetime members Brian Anderson (Turner.Milwaukee Brewers/Fox […]

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NSSA’s New Twitter Account

NSSA has a new Twitter account. Please make note and share with all of your followers, the new NSSA Twitter handle is @NSSASportsMedia

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55th Annual Awards Weekend A Smash

The 55th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend, June 7-9,  proved to be a smash hit once again, as more than 400 people took part in at least some of the Weekend’s activities. Those activities culminated in the Awards Banquet on Monday, June 9th. Marv Albert and Rick Reilly were inducted into the NSSA Hall of Fame; […]

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