In The Spotlight: Ron Morris

This is the latest in a series of columns written by award-winning sports columnists, exclusively for nssafame.com.    By Ron Morris COLUMBIA, S.C. — My good fortune allowed a start as a budding journalist in the home of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in Salisbury, N.C. Through my membership in the Salisbury High Key […]

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NSSA Hall of Famer Simpson Dies

It was with a great deal of sadness that we received news this afternoon that NSSA Hall of Fame sportscaster Jim Simpson died this morning in Scottsdale, Ariz. Simpson was 88 years old and died after what his son-in-law said was a “short illness.” Simpson’s rise to stardom began at WRC-TV in Washington, DC. In […]

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In The Spotlight: Gail Sideman

By Gail Sideman It’s a brand new age for sportscasters and sportswriters Look in the mirror. You are the media. You create prose and promise for sports fans that love their teams and invest hours on fantasy rosters. You break stories and tell the public things about their teams and personnel it wouldn’t know without […]

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In The Spotlight: Ron Rapoport

This is the latest in a series of columns written by award-winning sports columnists, exclusively for nssafame.com.    Stanford Football:  How Times Have Changed By Ron Rapoport   The year I was sports editor for The Stanford Daily, the football team lost every game. This turned out to be excellent training for the years I […]

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In The Spotlight: Mark Starr

This is the latest in a series of columns written by award-winning sports columnists, exclusively for nssafame.com.   Cubs Win: Turning an epic saga into a familiar cliché When I moved to Chicago in the fall of 1973, my friends assured me that I would find solace at Wrigley Field, baseball’s other “lyric little bandbox […]

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In The Spotlight: Leigh Montville

This is the latest in a series of columns written by award-winning sports columnists, exclusively for nssafame.com. ‡‡‡ I will tell you that this first year in the National Basketball Association has been the strangest year of my life. I know there is a period of adjustment for rookies – different game, larger and faster […]

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