35th Sports Emmy Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 35th Sports Emmys were announced on Wednesday. The winners will be announced on May 6th in New York City. Link to list of nominees.

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NSSA Hall of Fame Inductee Reilly to Stop Writing ESPN.com Column

http://frontrow.espn.go.com/2014/03/rick-reilly/

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NSSA Member Flegle Granted Radio Station License

“From the Top of Georgia, this is WUCG-LPFM” will soon be heard on the airwaves in Union County. Low Power FM radio stations are community-based non-profit outlets that broadcast to neighborhoods and small towns throughout the country. These noncommercial stations inject vibrancy into a radio dial that has suffered from years of media consolidation. LPFM […]

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Christl Returns To Work

Seven-time NSSA Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year Cliff Christl has ended his seven-year retirement and gone back to work. Cliff is now the Green Bay Packers’ Historian.  http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-1/Cliff-Christl-joining-Packers-packerscom-as-historian/127adf41-80da-43c7-9c19-1178ca63b307

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NJ Sports Journalism Legend Dorfman Dies at 94

New Jersey journalist and sports legend Sid Dorfman died Saturday at age 94. Steve Politi of the Star-Ledger has the obit:  http://www.nj.com/sports/ledger/politi/index.ssf/2014/02/sid_dorfman_a_true_master_jour.html and his memory of the best advice he ever got, from Dorfman:  http://www.nj.com/sports/ledger/politi/index.ssf/2014/02/politi_remembering_the_late_si.html

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MLB Slugger Turned Broadcaster Kiner Dies

Hall of Fame baseball slugger Ralph Kiner, who broadcast New York Mets games for 40 years after his playing days ended, has died at the age 0f 91. The story from the New York Daily News:  http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/mets/hall-famer-longtime-mets-broadcaster-kiner-dead-91-article-1.1604801.  

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