NSSA Names Golf Tournament for Former Director Hampton

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association & Hall of Fame is proud to announce that our annual Golf Tournament will be named in honor of former NSSA executive director Claude Hampton. Hampton, who served the NSSA as a volunteer from 1986 to 1998, will also hit a ceremonial tee shot to begin the Tournament on […]

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NSSA Honors ESPN’s “Carry On” as 2013 Story of the Year

SALISBURY, NC — Carry On, the ESPN Outside the Lines story that followed the lives of two friends, drawn to each other by their obstacles and their common goals, has been named the 2013 Story of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. NSSA will present the 2013 Story of the Year award […]

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NSSA Nat’l. Board Member Simmermaker Lives Out Dream at Spring Training

NSSA National Board member Sam Simmermaker,a two-time NSSA Indiana Sportscaster of the Year, got to live out a dream on March 19, when he threw out the first pitch before the Twins/Cardinals spring training game at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. Sources tell NSSA that Simmermaker, a diehard lifelong Cardinals’  fan, had good velocity […]

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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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