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Mitch Albom NSSA Hall of Fame induction speech, given June 10, 2013, Salisbury, NC I love words. Therefore I love quotes. One of my favorites is the John Lennon nugget, “Life is what happens to you while you are busy making plans.” I know that’s true. I am walking proof. I became a sportswriter [...]Read more
By Pete Weber If you are a sportscaster, sportswriter, or some combination of the two, when I mention Salisbury, North Carolina, what occurs to you? Are you hit with visions of an absolutely beautiful, peaceful place? Cheerwine? Salisbury Steak? Catawba and Livingstone colleges? If you are in our business, what should come to [...]Read more
The NSSA Hall of Fame has two members. ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale and Detroit Free Press columnist and best-selling author Mitch Album were inducted Monday night, while Dan Patrick of the Dan Patrick Show and Peter King of Sports Illustrated were honored as the National Sportscaster of the Year and National Sportswriter of the Year, respectively. Along [...]Read more
A live webstream of the 54th Annual NSSA Awards Banquet will be available, beginning at 7:30 EDT on Monday, June 10th. Total Event Production of Charlotte, NC is producing the Banquet, with Coaches Aid carrying the webstream. To access the live webstream, please click here or paste the link into your web browser: http://coachesaid.com/channel.aspx?channel=46. Among those [...]Read more
SALISBURY, NC — Preparations for the 54th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend are in full gear, with some of the more than 400 guests expected to arrive in town next Friday. Hall of Fame inductees Dick Vitale and Mitch Albom are both expected in Salisbury, NC, along with National Sportscaster of the Year Dan Patrick and [...]Read more