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Syracuse’s Fitzgerald Wins 2014 Jim Nantz Award

Graduating Syracuse University senior Kevin Fitzgerald has won the 2014 Jim Nantz Award, as college sportscaster of the year, it was announced today by STAA’s Jon Chelesnik. Chelesnik will present the award to Fitzgerald on June 9, at the 55th Annual NSSA Awards Banquet, in Salisbury, NC. Fitzgerald beat out dozens of other award hopefuls in voting […]

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Ross, Douglas Win 2013-14 Gaines Awards

SALISBURY, NC (April 7, 2014) – Monté (mon-TAY) Ross of the University of Delaware and Leon Douglas of Tuskegee University (AL) have been named the winners of the fourth annual Clarence ‘Big House’ Gaines College Basketball Coach of the Year Awards. The Awards are presented to the top minority college basketball coach in NCAA Division […]

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Costas, Elway to Present Albert, Reilly for Hall of Fame Induction

SALISBURY, NC – It will be a night filled with Hall of Famers, when the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association holds its 55th Annual Awards Banquet on Monday, June 9th, at Catawba College. NSSA Hall of Famer will present his longtime friend, Marv Albert, and Pro Football Hall of Famer John Elway will present his […]

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Sportscasting Seminar Coming June 9 in Salisbury

The 3rd Annual One-Day Ticket to Sportscasting Success is coming back to the NSSA Awards Weekend on June 9th. Co-hosted by NSSA and run by STAA’s Jon Chelesnik, this seminar will once again feature some of the biggest names in sportscasting and sportswriting as presenters. As of March 6, the following have committed to presenting: […]

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Malzahn Sweeps Awards Voted on by NSSA Members

Auburn University head football coach Gus Malzahn was the winner of both college football coach of the year awards voted on by NSSA members this season. Malzahn received the Bear Bryant Award in Houston January 15th at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. The Bryant Award is voted on by the full NSSA membership, and is the […]

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Albert, Reilly Elected to NSSA Hall of Fame, Emrick, King Win National Awards

SALISBURY, NC (January 9, 2014) – Marv Albert and Rick Reilly have been elected to the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame, executive director Dave Goren announced today. Albert, a longtime network play-by-play announcer, and Reilly, who spent the bulk of his career at Sports Illustrated before moving to ESPN, will be honored […]

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