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APSE commissioners meetings: Emmert says Penn State sanctions were ‘right and appropriate’ April 23, 2015

By Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports  NEW YORK — The sanctions levied upon Penn State’s athletic department in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal were “right and appropriate,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday  during a meeting with the Associated Press Sports Editors, adding that where the national governing body struggled was in communicating with […]

APSE Contest: Clarion-Ledger’s Courtney Cronin wins Multimedia award for series on top high school recruit April 13, 2015

By Mike Sherman, APSE President Courtney Cronin of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2014 contest in the Multimedia C category for her exclusive series following the nation’s top high school basketball prospect. Cronin will be presented a first-place plaque at the 2015 APSE banquet. The banquet […]

APSE Contest: Austin American-Statesman’s Brian Davis wins Beat Writing award April 6, 2015

By John Bednarowski, APSE Fourth Vice President Brian Davis, who covers the University of Texas for the Austin American Statesman, took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2014 contest for Beat Writing in the 75,001-175,000 circulation category. Davis, whose five-story entry highlighted his work on the Texas football and basketball beat, will be […]

Officers

Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne

President
ESPN.com

Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas

First Vice President
The Tuscaloosa News

Jack Berninger

Jack Berninger

Executive Director
Richmond Times-Dispatch
(retired)

Bill Eichenberger

Bill Eichenberger

Secretary/Treasurer
Bleacher Report

In the News

Apr 29, 2016Red Smith Award winner Blackie Sherrod passes

By Kevin Sherrington The Dallas Morning News   Blackie Sherrod, the greatest Texas sportswriter of his generation or any other, now and forevermore, died Thursday afternoon at age 96. Sherrod died at his home in Dallas of natural causes, said his wife, Joyce. He had been in hospice care for the past week. Sherrod was […]

Apr 27, 2016Executive committee vote needed on 2017 conference, site, hotel

  The Advocate of Louisiana has submitted a bid to host  APSE’s 2017 summer conference in New Orleans with The Roosevelt serving as host hotel. A vote by APSE’s executive committee is needed. This notice will be posted on APSE’s website for 10 days.  To vote, e-mail APSE Executive Director Jack Berninger at jackapse@aol.com. APSE’s […]

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Blogs

Sep 6, 2015Backstory: ‘Silence at Baylor’ now a thunderous topic

By Mark Selig A freelance writer received a tip, and less than three weeks later, it led to tangible change in big-time college athletics. Jessica Luther has written more than a dozen articles about sexual assaults in college football, so it’s common for her to receive the type of message she did this month, when someone — […]

Aug 4, 2015Backstory: ‘Productive procrastination’ helps Tim Graham nail feature stories

“Backstory” is Mark Selig’s new blog, going behind the story on some of the biggest sports stories. His latest post deals with Buffalo News enterprise writer Tim Graham’s profile of Bills bust Aaron Maybin.