BEAT WRITING OVER 175,000 1. David Waldstein, The New York Times, (2), 48 points With a Win, the Ending to Pettitte’s Illustrious Career Is Complete All About A-Rod on the Day the Yankees Lose Teixeira Hal Steinbrenner Plots New Course for Yankees Hitched to an Aging Star: Anatomy of a Deal, and Doubts The Boyhood Tides […]
OVER 175,000 SECTIONS DAILY SECTIONS Top 10 The Boston Globe Chicago Tribune The Kansas City Star Los Angeles Times Miami Herald The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.) The New York Times San Francisco Chronicle USA TODAY Sports The Washington Post Honorable Mention The Dallas Morning News Detroit Free Press Houston Chronicle Star Tribune (Minneapolis) The Orange County […]
Over 175,000 circulation DAILY SECTION Top 10 Boston Globe The Dallas Morning News Detroit Free Press The Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Kansas City Star Los Angeles Times The New York Times San Francisco Chronicle USA Today Washington Post Honorable mention Arizona Republic Cleveland Plain Dealer Chicago Sun Times Chicago Tribune Denver Post The Globe and Mail […]
By Nick Sellers Intern at The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News/University of Alabama student BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Covering a specific beat, such as the local college football team, National Football Lague team or local high schools can be a grueling affair at times. At the Associated Press Sports Editors Southeast Region meeting at the Alabama Sports Hall […]
By Mike Sherman, APSE First Vice President/Contest Chair The New York Daily News team of Teri Thompson, Nathaniel Vinton, Michael O'Keeffe, Christian Red and Bill Madden won the Associated Press Sports Editors Investigative award for their stories on the federal and Major League Baseball investigations into Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis. The Daily News team, which […]
Rohan won for “Beyond the Finish Line,” a story on the man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombing. Sally Jenkins, Rick Maese and Scott Clements won for their project on health and safety in the NFL.
Kragthorpe traveled to ballparks from Anaheim through the team’s minor-league system to tell stories connecting the fans who love the game and the players striving to make the majors.
Fort Myers’ Dan DeLuca and David Dorsey won for a series on transfers in high school football. Reno’s Chris Murray won for coverage of the University of Nevada’s athletic director search. Canton’s Josh Weir won for a series on the impact of concussions.
Zackary Al-Khateeb, Andrew Carroll, Tommy Deas and Jamon Smith collaborated on a series on opportunities for disabled for athletes in Alabama.
Cincinnati Enquirer columnist Paul Daugherty collects his second first-place award, adding Feature Writing to his previously announced top finish in Columns in the 75,001 to 175,000 circulation category.
David Fairbanks Daily Press in Newport News, Va., took four of seven first-place votes for his story on a college baseball coach who survived a harrowing fall.
Tom Green of the Opelika-Auburn News takes first place for a profile of a high school quarterback forced to quit football after his third concussion.
Yahoo! Sports writer Eric Adelson’s story on how rodeo brings hope to a Louisiana prison takes first place in Feature writing for APSE’s top circulation category.
Seimas’ story on youth baseball rankings that anoint children as stars before they become teenagers finished first among 49 entries.
Ira Schoffel and Doug Blackburn win for their story on how the ACC kept Florida State from jumping conferences
The team of John Branch, Adam Skolnick, William J. Broad and Mary Pilon won for their story on the death of free diver Nicholas Mevoli.
Plaschke’s winning five-column entry included stories on the death of a Dodger Stadium institution, the sportswriting hero behind the Jackie Robinson story and the ill-fated Dwight Howard-Lakers marriage.
Daugherty’s winning entry featured a unexplored question in early coverage of Jason Collins’ announcement that he is gay.
Wessler takes first on the strength of a five-column entry that includes a piece on Illinois’ “fun-making” offensive coordinator and the excellent but low-profile career of Peoria native Jim Thome.
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Alexa Ard and Nicole Skow of the University of Nevada, Joseph Trezza of the University of Missouri and Chris Heady of the University of Nebraska are the winners of this year’s $1,500 APSE scholarships.
By Johanna Huybers Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal Jaw drops are my specialty. Granted, they’re more subdued than on-the-floor jaw drops. And it’s usually from my prodding. And admitted bragging. And my pearly-white smile. But it always ends the same way, with me gushing about how the Associated Press Sports Editors organization helped me go from being […]
By Tommy Deas Executive Sports Editor The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News First, let me extend my thanks and appreciation to those who elected me to this position and to all the old friends I got to see and new friends I got to meet at the Summer Conference in Chicago. The Third Vice President’s […]
Sponsoring a student through APSE’s new Student Outreach Initiative is a great way to give back to the organization and the future of sports journalism. APSE President Gerry Ahern calls on APSE members to recruit and sponsor one college student as a member of the organization. The students can come from your alma mater or your coverage area. The $25 fee will give the students access to the minds and events that will shape the future of sports journalism.