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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5-time Nebraska Sportscaster of Year Don Gill Dies

Condolences go out to the family of Don Gill, former ‘Voice of the Huskers’ and five-time NSSA Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year. Gill died on Friday at the age of 84.  Gill was elected Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year in 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979 and 1992. Lincoln Journal Star obit:  http://journalstar.com/news/local/broadcast-icon-don-gill-died-friday/article_273f47ec-3f27-5f50-af73-c8b81e516e8e.html Pictures of Gill’s career […]

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2-Time NSSA NM Sportscaster of Year Nixon Going Into NMSU Athletics Hall of Fame

Congratulation to two-time NSSA New Mexico Sportscaster of the Year Jack Nixon.  He’s going to be inducted into the New Mexico State University Athletics Hall of Fame on February 1st.  Here’s the NMSU release: LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico State Athletics Department, in conjunction with US Bank, is proud to announce this year’s […]

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