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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7-Time NSSA TX Sportscaster of Year Nadel Wins Baseball’s Frick Award

Congratulations to 7-time NSSA Texas Sportscaster of the Year Eric Nadel!  He’s been named the winner of the 2013 Ford C. Frick Award, for excellence in broadcasting, by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.  http://espn.go.com/dallas/mlb/story/_/id/10118418/eric-nadel-radio-voice-texas-rangers-wins-ford-c-frick-award

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NHL Team Goes Historic in DC to NYC Trip

From our friend Pete Weber of the Nashville Predators:  http://predators.nhl.com/club/blog.htm?id=1184

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