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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NATA Releases Statement on Friday Night Tykes

The following is a statement released by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association: Football is one of the nation’s most popular sports and a rite of passage for millions of young players, helping them grow physically, socially and mentally. As the founder of the Youth Sports Safety Alliance, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is concerned […]

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Manning Wins December Hickok Belt Award

ROCHESTER, NY— Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been selected as the Hickok Belt Award winner for the month of December 2013.  Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). Manning was selected based on his record-breaking performance throughout December, a month in which Manning and […]

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