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2013 APSE Writing & Multimedia winners June 6, 2014

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 […]

2013 APSE Contest Section Winners June 6, 2014

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 […]

2012 APSE Contest Section Winners June 6, 2014

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 […]

APSE Southeast Region meeting: Tips on beat writing April 25, 2014

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 […]

N.Y. Daily News team wins Investigative award for Biogenesis probe April 5, 2014

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 […]


Mike Sherman

Mike Sherman

The Oklahoman

Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne

First Vice President

Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas

Second Vice President
The Tuscaloosa News

John Bednarowski, sports editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal, was elected to a two-year term as APSE's third vice president in 2014.

John Bednarowski

Third Vice President
Marietta Daily Journal

Jack Berninger

Jack Berninger

Executive Director
Richmond Times-Dispatch

In the News

Jul 22, 2014APSE announces scholarship winners

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.

Jul 22, 2014Scholarship started career path

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 […]

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Aug 6, 2012Third Vice President’s column: Reach out to smaller papers that are not APSE members

  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 […]

Jul 28, 2012President’s column: The time is now to invest in the future of APSE

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.