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March Contest Winners

2013 APSE Contest: All results March 5, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS _ Seven media groups won "Grand Slam" honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' writing and sections contest that ended Wednesday.

The Boston Globe and Washington Post, competing in the over-175,000 circulation division, earned top-10 recognition for their daily, Sunday and special sections to augment a top-10 website award previously announced in the Class A website division (over 2 million monthly unique visitors).

The Oklahoman won top-10 section awards in the 75,001-175,000 circulation division as well as top-10 in the Class A website division.

The Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World and The Tuscaloosa News won top-10 section awards in the under 30,000 circulation division, as well as top-10 in the Class C website division (under 500,000 monthly unique visitors).

The Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News and the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle each won top-10 section awards in the under 15,000 circulation division as well as top-10 in the Class C website division.

The APSE awards, voted on by sports editors from across the nation during four days of judging, honor work published in 2013.

Eleven newspapers won Triple Crowns, signifying top 10 honors in three of four section/website categories. Those include:

_ Over 175,000 circulation: Chicago Tribune; Kansas City Star; Los Angeles Times; New York Daily News; The New York Times.

_ 75,0001-175,000: Buffalo News; The Courier-Journal; Omaha World-Herald.

_ 30,000-75,000: The State (Columbia, S.C.); The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.).

_ Under 15,000: The Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal

The New York Times and The Tuscaloosa News led all news organizations with eight writing awards each.

Tommy Deas of The Tuscaloosa News led the individual writing awards, capturing five honors, including breaking news, features, projects and explanatory in the under-30,000 circulation category.

The following writers each earned three top-10 awards: Todd Jones of The Columbus Dispatch; Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star; Jeff Lockridge of The Tennessean; Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times; Brad Elliott Schlossman of the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald​; Brent Schrotenboer of USA TODAY Sports; Jim Seimas of the Santa Cruz Sentinel; and Aaron Suttles of The Tuscaloosa News.

The top five finalists in the writing categories will be announced later this month. Winners will receive their awards in June at the APSE summer convention in Washington, DC.

 

Overall results:

 

DAILY SECTIONS

Over 175

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 Register

Orlando Sentinel

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Seattle Times

 

75-175

The Buffalo News

Columbus Dispatch

The Courier-Journal (Louisville)

The Detroit News

Indianapolis Star

The Oklahoman

Omaha World-Herald

The Salt Lake Tribune

The Tennessean

Tulsa World

 

Honorable Mention

The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

Austin American-Statesman

The Charlotte Observer

Hartford Courant

The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)

The Palm Beach Post

The Record (Woodland Park, N.J.)

Richmond Times-Dispatch

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Tampa Tribune

 

30-75

Top 10

The National, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle

Idaho Statesman (Boise, Idaho)

The State (Columbia, S.C.)

The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)

The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)

The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun

Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette

The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, Pa.

The Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star

 

Honorable Mention

The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)

Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger

Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser

Naples (Fla.) Daily News

Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal

Scranton (Pa.) Times-Tribune

The Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)

The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle

 

Under 30

Top 10

The Altoona (Pa.) Mirror

Athens Banner-Herald

The Beaver County Times (Beaver, Pa.)

Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World

The Marietta Daily Journal

The Post-Star (Glens Falls, N.Y.)

Casper Star-Tribune (Casper, Wyo.)

Williamsport (Pa.) Sun-Gazette

The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News

Wyoming Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne, Wyo.)

 

Honorable Mention

Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald

La Crosse (Wisc.) Tribune

Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.)

The Missoulian (Missoula, Mont.)

Opelika-Auburn News (Opelika, Ala.)

Santa Cruz Sentinel (Scotts Valley, Calif.)

Sauk Valley Media (Sterling, Ill.)

Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine)

Yakima (Wash.) Herald Republic

The York (Pa.) Dispatch

 

Under 15

Columbia (Mo.) Missourian

Daily Chronicle (Dekalb, Ill.)

The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)

Index-Journal (Greenwood, S.C.)

Opelika-Auburn News (Opelika, Ala.)

 

SUNDAY SECTIONS

 

Over 175

Chicago Tribune

New York Daily News

The Boston Globe

The Dallas Morning News

The Denver Post

The Kansas City Star

The New York Times

The Seattle Times

The Washington Post

U-T San Diego

 

Honorable mention

Detroit Free Press

Houston Chronicle

The Los Angeles Times

Newsday

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Arizona Republic

The Miami Herald

The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

Sta​r Tribune (Minneapolis)

 

75-175

Top 10

Des Moines Register

Indianapolis Star

Lexington Herald-Leader

Omaha World-Herald

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Charlotte Observer

The Courier-Journal

The Oklahoman

The Salt Lake Tribune

The Tampa Tribune

 

Honorable Mention

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.)

Richmond Times-Dispatch

San Antonio Express-News

The Florida Times-Union

The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)

The Palm Beach Post

The Record

The Times-Picayune

Tulsa World

 

30-75

Top 10

Albany Times-Union

Montgomery Advertiser

The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)

The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

The Repository (Canton, Ohio)

The Roanoke (Va.) Times

The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

The State (Columbia, S.C.)

The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)

The Wichita Eagle

 

Honorable Mention

Lincoln Journal Star

The News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.)

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Ill.)

Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Reno Gazette-Journal

The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)

The Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal

The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)

The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.)

The Gainesville Sun

 

Under 30

Top 10

Carroll County (Md.) Times

Yakima Herald Republic

The Tuscaloosa News

Wyoming Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne, Wyo.)

Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World

Casper Star-Tribune (Casper, Wyo.)

The Journal & Courier (Lafayette, Ind.)

The  Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.)

The Post-Star (Glens Falls, N.Y.)

The Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre)

 

Honorable Mention

The Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio)

Columbia (Mo.) Missourian

The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Va.)

Opelika-Auburn News

The Island Packet (Hilton Head, NC)

The Marietta Daily Journal

The Sun-Journal (Lewiston, Maine)

Missoulian

Santa Cruz Sentinel

 

Under 15

Top 5

Columbia (Mo.) Missourian

Killeen Daily Herald

The Marietta Daily Journal

Opelika-Auburn News

Winona (Minn.) Daily News

 

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Over 175

Top 10

Boston Globe

Chicago Tribune

The Dallas Morning News

The Kansas City Star

Los Angeles Times

Miami Herald

Newsday

New York Daily News

Orlando Sentinel

The Washington Post

 

Honorable Mention

The Denver Post

The Orange County Register

Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

The New York Times

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

San Francisco Chronicle

San Jose Mercury News

The Seattle Times

Tampa Bay Times

 

75-175

Top 10

The Buffalo News

The Detroit News

Hartford Courant

Lexington Herald-Leader

Louisville Courier-Journal

The Oklahoman

Omaha World-Herald

San Antonio Express-News

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Tampa Tribune

Honorable Mention

Asbury Park Press

The Charlotte Observer

Cincinnati Enquirer

Florida Times-Union

Indianapolis Star

Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessean (Nashville)

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Tulsa World

The Washington Times

 

30-75

Top 10

Lincoln Journal-Star

Naples Daily News

Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)

The Augusta Chronicle

The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Calif.)

The Fayetteville Observer

The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)

The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

The Repository (Canton, Ohio)

The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle

 

Honorable Mention

Herald-Journal (Spartanburg, S.C.)

Idaho Statesman

Journal Star (Peoria, Ill.)

The Clarion-Ledger

The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.)

The National (Abu Dhabi, UAE)

The News Tribune (Takoma, Wash.)

The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.)

The State (Columbia, S.C.)

The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

 

Under 30

TOP 10

Denton Record-Chronicle

Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald

Index Journal (Greenwood, S.C.)

The Island Packet (Hilton Head, S.C.)

Lawrence Journal-World

Marietta Daily Journal

San Angelo Standard-Times

Sauk Valley Media (Sterling, Ill.)

The Tuscaloosa News

Yakima Herald-Republic

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Beaver County Times

The Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio)

The Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

The Daily Record (Wooster, Ohio)

Killeen Daily Herald

Laramie Boomerang

Opelika-Auburn News (Opelika, Ala.)

Santa Cruz Sentinel (Scotts Valley, Calif.)

Williamsport (Pa.) Sun-Gazette

Wyoming Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne)

 

Under 15

Top 5

Daily Chronicle, Dekalb, Ill.

Killeen Daily Herald

Laramie Boomerang

Opelika-Auburn News

Wyoming Tribune Eagle

 

WRITING DIVISIONS

INVESTIGATIVE

Ken Bensinger, Armand Emamdjomeh, Maloy Moore, Los Angeles Times

Steve Eder, Richard Sandomir, James Andrew Miller _ The New York Times

Rand Getlin, Charles Robinson, Yahoo! Sports

Phil Hersh, Jared Hopkins, Chicago Tribune

Bob Hohler, The Boston Globe

Dan Kane, News & Observer

Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register

Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY Sports

Teri Thompson, Nathaniel Vinton, Michael O'Keefe, Christian Red, Bill Madden, New York Daily News

Craig Wolf, The Star-Ledger

 

COLUMNS

Over 175

Chris Gasper, The Boston Globe

Matt Hayes, Sporting News

Tim Kawakami, The Mercury News

David Lennon, Newsday

Jill Painter, Los Angeles News Group

Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times

Steve Rosenbloom, Chicago Tribune

Dan Shaughnessy, The Boston Globe

Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports

Mike Wise, The Washington Post

 

75-175

Jenni Carlson, The Oklahoman

Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati Enquirer

Nathan Fenno, Washington Times

Bob Kravitz, The Indianapolis Star

Martin Fennelly, Tampa Tribune

Gordon Monson, Salt Lake Tribune

Tom Shatel, Omaha World-Herald

Mike Imrem, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

Luke DeCock, News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

David Climer, The Tennessean

 

30-75

John Blanchette, The Spokesman-Review

Kevin Duffy, Connecticut Post

Dan Hinxman, Reno Gazette-Journal

Paul Klee, The Gazette (Colorado Springs)

John McGrath, Tacoma News Tribune

Bob Padecky, Santa Rosa Press Democrat

David Ramsey, The Gazette (Colorado Springs)

Stephen Schramm, The Fayetteville Observer

Anthony Stastny, Savannah (Ga.) Morning News

Kirk Wessler, Peoria Journal Star

 

Under 30

John Bednarowski, The Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal

Jonathan Comey, The Standard-Times (Middletown, N.Y.)

Rachel Crader, Southeast Missourian

Steve Heiser, The York (Pa.) Dispatch

Ryan Howe, Twins Falls (Idaho) Times-News

Cecil Hurt, The Tuscaloosa News

Chris Stevens, Midland (Mich.) Daily News

Mike Szvetitz, Opelika-Auburn News

Tim Trower, Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.)

Joe Walljasper, Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune

 

BREAKING NEWS

Over 175

Mike Bresnahan, David Wharton, Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times

Jeff Goodman, CBS Interactive

Bob Hohler, The Boston Globe

Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times

Mike Klis, The Denver Post

Kevin Manahan, USA TODAY Sports

Eric Prisbell, USA TODAY Sports

Adam Skolnick, The New York Times

Clark Spencer, Miami Herald

Ricky Young, Mark Zeigler, U-T San Diego

 

75-175

Chip Alexander, News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

Ryan Autullo, The Blade (Toledo, Ohio)

Justin Barney, Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville)

Brian Davis, Austin American-Statesman

Martin Frank, The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.)

Ralph Haurwitz and Kirk Bohls, Austin American-Statesman

Ira Kaufman and Roy Cummings, Tampa Tribune

Tim May, The Columbus Dispatch

Aaron Portzline, The Columbus Dispatch

Kevin Tresolini, The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.)

 

30-75

Justin A. Cohn, The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.)

Dan Deluca, The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)

Dave Eminian, Peoria Journal Star

Adam Fisher, Naples Daily News

Jeff Johnson, Jeff Linder, K.J. Pilcher, The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

Glenn Jordan and David Hench,  Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Mike Lowe and Ed Murphy,  Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Nancy McLaughlin and Jeff Mills, News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.)

Paula Pasche, The Oakland Press

Paul Suellentrop, The Wichita Eagle

 

Under 30

Tommy Deas, Andrew Carroll, The Tuscaloosa News

Ben Frederickson, Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune

Cecil Hurt, Aaron Suttles, Tommy Deas, D.C. Reeves, Andrew Bone, The Tuscaloosa News

Brad Elliott Schlossman, Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald

Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel (Scotts Valley, Calif.)

Aaron Suttles, The Tuscaloosa News

Mike Szvetitz, Opelika-Auburn News (Ala.)

Rob Tate, Daily American Republic (Mo.)

Tim Trower, Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.)

Mike Vorel, Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune

 

BEAT WRITING

Over 175

Jeff Barker, The Sun (Baltimore)

Sam Borden, The New York Times

Michael Gehlken, U-T San Diego

Joseph Goodman, Miami Herald

Benjamin Hochman, The Denver Post

Baxter Holmes, Boston Globe

Andy McCullough, The Star-Ledger

Corbett Smith, The Dallas Morning News

Jesse Temple, FoxSportsWisconsin.com

David Waldstein, The New York Times

 

75-175

Andrew Carter, News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

Amanda Comak, The Washington Times

Martin Frank, The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.)

Kelly Hines, Tulsa World

Zak Keefer, The Indianapolis Star

Jason Kersey, The Oklahoman

Jeff Lockridge, The Tennessean

Dave Matter, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Harry Minium, The Virginian-Pilot

Brendan F. Quinn, Knoxville News Sentinel

 

30-75

Brent Briggeman, The Gazette (Colorado Springs)

James Crepea, The Montgomery Advertiser

Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman

David Dorsey, The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)

Deirdre Fleming, Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

Hugh Kellenberger, The Clarion-Ledger

Jim Meehan, The Spokesman-Review

John Talty, The Clarion-Ledger

Ryan Thorburn, The Register-Guard

Norm Wood, Daily Press (Hampton Roads, Va.)

 

Under 30

Dustin Dopirak, The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.)

Stephen Fastenau, The Island Packet/The Beaufort Gazette

Ben Frederickson, Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune

Tom Green, Opelika-Auburn News

Brendan Meyer, Columbia Missourian

Brad Elliott Schlossman, Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald

David Sparks, Daily News Journal (Tenn.)

Aaron Suttles, The Tuscaloosa News

Mike Vorel, Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune

Christopher Walsh, BamaOnline

 

FEATURES

Over 175

Eric Adelson, Yahoo! Sports

Kent Babb, The Washington Post

Mary Pilon, The New York Times

Paola Boivin, The Arizona Republic

Bruce Feldman, CBSSports.com

Jere' Longman, Taylor Barnes, The New York Times

Jeff Passan, Yahoo! Sports

Linda Robertson, Miami Herald

Brent Schrotenboer, USA Today Sports

Matthew Stanmyre, The Star-Ledger

 

75-175

Geoff Calkins, The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)

Rich Campbell, The Washington Times

Jenni Carlson, The Oklahoman

Dirk Chatelain,Omaha World-Herald

Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati Enquirer

Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch

Perryn Keys, The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)

Jeff Lockridge, The Tennessean

Kyle Veazey, The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)

Evan Woodbery, Knoxville News Sentinel

 

30-75

David Fairbank, Daily Press (Hampton Roads, Va.)

Dan DeFrancesco, The Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.)

Chris Thomas, The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)

Marcus Jackson, The News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.)

Scott Dochterman, The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

Kenny Ryan, Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Scott Michaux, The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle

Phil Barber, The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.)

Greg Rajan, Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune

 

Under 30

Nathan Baird, Journal & Courier (Lafayette, Ind.)

Tommy Deas, The Tuscaloosa News

Jason Galloway, Opelika-Auburn News

Tom Green, Opelika-Auburn News

David Morrison, Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune

Matthew Peaslee, Tribune Chronicle (Warren, Ohio)

Whitelaw Reid, The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Va.)

Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel

Clay Whittington, Killeen Daily Herald

Ryan Wood, Opelika-Auburn News

 

PROJECTS

Over 175

Chicago Tribune: Colleen Kane, Mike Helfgot and staff

Los Angeles Times: Bill Plaschke

Sun-Sentinel: Amy Shipley

The Boston Globe: Bob Volin, Shalise Manza Young, Chris Gasper, Sean Smith, Luke Knox

The (Philadelphia) Inquirer: Frank Fitzpatrick, Joe Juliano

The New York Times: Tim Rohan

The Star-Ledger: Matthew Stanmyre

The Washington Post: Sally Jenkins, Rick Maese, Scott Clements

USA TODAY Sports: Steve Berkowitz, Erik Brady, Rachel Axon, Jodi Upton, Christopher Schnaars, Brent Schrotenboer

U-T San Diego

 

75-175

Henry J. Cordes, Omaha World-Herald

Mike Finger, San Antonio Express-News

Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch

Bob Kravitz, Zak Keefer, Michael Pointer, Mike Wells and Curtis Harris of The Indianapolis Star

Kurt Kragthorpe, Salt Lake Tribune

Lori Riley, Dom Amore, Matt McDonough, Colin McDonough, Nick Greene, Matthew Conyers, Jeff Smith and Scott Powers of The Courant (Hartford, Conn.)

Gary Schwab and David Scott, The Charlotte Observer

Tim Stevens, News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

Kyle Veazey, Phil Stukenborg and John Varlas of The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)

Evan Woodbery, Knoxville News Sentinel

 

30-75

Jeff Arnold and Maureen Lynch, Northwest Herald

Dan DeLuca and David Dorsey, The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)

Joby Fawcett, Conor Foley and Chris Imperiale, The Times-Tribune

Adam Fisher, Tom Hanson, Dana Caldwell, Scott Butherus, Andrew Sodergren, Greg Hardwig, Naples Daily News

Mike Hutton, Post-Tribune

Brian Mull and Dan Spears, StarNews (Wilmington, N.C.)

Chris Murray, Reno Gazette-Journal

Justin Rice, Amy Umble and Phil Jenkins _ The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.)

Terry Vandrovec, Argus (S.D.) Leader

Josh Weir, The Repository (Canton, Ohio)

 

Under 30

BamaOnline: Christopher Walsh

Daily Chronicle (DeKalb, Ill.): Ross Jacobson, Steve Nitz, John Sahly, Kate Schott

Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle: Ben Baby

Kitsap Sun: Jeff Graham

St. Cloud (Minn.) Times: Mick Hatten

Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine): Kalle Oakes

The Tuscaloosa News: Zackary Al-Khateeb, Andrew Carroll, Tommy Deas, Jamon Smith

Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho): Nick Ruland

Wyoming Tribune-Eagle: Jeremiah Johnke

Yakima (Wash.) Herald Republic: Scott Sandsberry, Dave Thomas, Roger Underwood

 

EXPLANATORY

Over 175

Geoff Baker, The Seattle Times

Ken Berger, CBSSports.com

John Branch, Adam Skolnick, William J. Broad, Mary Pilon, The New York Times

Joseph Duarte, Houston Chronicle

Mick McCabe, Mark Snyder, David Jesse, Detroit Free Press

Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Tim Tucker, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Mike Vorkunov, The Star-Ledger

Shawn Windsor, Detroit Free Press

Mark Zeigler, U-T San Diego

 

75-175

Aaron Falk, Chris Kamrani, Kurt Kragthorpe and Tony Semerad, Salt Lake Tribune

Nathan Fenno, Washington Times

Zak Keefer, The Indianapolis Star

Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch

Harry Minium, The Virginian-Pilot

Jill Riepenhoff and Mike Wagner, The Columbus Dispatch

Berry Tramel, The Oklahoman

Justin Barney, The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville)

John Whisler, San Antonio Express-News

Jason Wolf, The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.)

 

30-75

Andy Bitter, The Roanoke Times

Taft Coghill Jr., The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.)

Dave Fairbank, Daily Press (Hampton Roads, Va.)

Isabelle Khurshudyan, The State (Columbia, S.C.)

Emily LeCoz, The Clarion-Ledger

Mark Podolski, The News-Herald

Todd Porter, The Repository (Canton, Ohio)

Duane Rankin, Montgomery Advertiser

Ira Schoffel and Doug Blackburn, Tallahassee Democrat

Ken Willis and Lyda Longa, The News-Journal (Daytona Beach, Fla.)

 

Under 30

Bob Blubaugh, Carroll County (Md.) Times

Tommy Deas, The Tuscaloosa News

Ross Dellenger, Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune

Dan Goldman, Messenger Post Media

Ross Jacobson, Daily Chronicle (DeKalb, Ill.)

Alex Riley, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

Brad Elliott Schlossman, Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald

Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel

Andrew Wagaman, Columbia Missourian

Ryan Wood, Opelika-Auburn News

 

MULTIMEDIA

Over 2M uniques

Top 10

The Boston Globe: Gary Dzen, Bob Ryan, Joe Sullivan, Alvin Chang

The Boston Globe: Luke Knox, Javier Zarracina, Chiqui Esteban, Dan Shaughnessy

The Dallas Morning News: Brandon George

Los Angeles Times: Armand Emmdjomeh and Mike Hiserman

Newsday: Mario Gonzalez, Mark La Monica, Arnold Miller

The New York Times: Barry Bearak, Chang W. Lee, Xaquin G.V., Jon Huang, Graham Roberts, R. Smith, Catherine Spangler, Josh Williams and Thomas Gamble

The New York Times: Amanda Cox, Catrin Einhorn, Becky Hanger, Jon Huang, Sheelagh McNeil, Ashwin Seshagiri, Samantha Storey, Jack Styczynski, Daniel Victor, Joe Ward, Amy Zerba

Star Tribune (Minneapolis): Michael Rand, Shari Gross, David Braunger, Jamie Hutt, Howard Sinker

Washington Post: Adam Kilgore, Wilson Andrews, Bonnie Berkowitz, Todd Lindeman, Sohail A-Jamea

Washington Post: Staff

 

500K-2M uniques

Top 12

Christine Baker and Erick Epler, The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Dirk Chatelain, Graham Archer, James R. Burnett, Kyle Benecke, Omaha World-Herald

John Clanton, Tulsa World

Courtney Cronin, Chris Thomas and Nick Talbot _ The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)

Courtney Cronin _ The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)​

Jeff Lockridge, John Partipillo, Jae S. Lee _ The Tennessean

Liz Margerum, Reno Gazette-Journal

Chris Pietsch and Brian Davies, The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)

Chris Pietsch and Tommy Pitteinger, The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)

Jennie Rees, The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)

Mariano Santillan, David Ivey, Stephen Schramm _ The Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer

Chris White, Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald

 

Under 500K uniques

Delayna Earley _ Island Packet, Hilton Head, S.C.

Robert Gagliardi, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

Timmy Huynh and Katie Alaimo _ Columbia Missourian

Andrew Matheson, Jim Seimas, Tony Solis _ Santa Cruz (Calif.) Sentinel

Madison McCord _ Yakima (Wash.) Herald Republic

Dan Mott, Les Johnson, Jason Pfrommer, Erick Ward _ Northwest Herald (Ind.)

Dan Mott, Les Johnson, Joe Stevenson, Jason Pfrommer, Erick Ward _ Northwest Herald (Ind.)

Roxana Pop and Meredith Turk, Columbia Missourian

Kenny Ryan _ Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller-Times

John Sahly _ Daily Chronicle (DeKalb, Ill.)

 

WEBSITE

OVER 2 MILLION MONTHLY UNIQUE USERS

TOP 10

 

The Boston Globe

 

Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Detroit Free Press

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

 

The Los Angeles Times

 

New York Daily News

 

The New York Times

 

The Oklahoman

 

USA TODAY

 

U-T San Diego

 

The Washington Post

 

HONORABLE MENTION

 

Chicago Tribune

 

The Denver Post

 

Indianapolis Star

 

The Kansas City Star

 

Lincoln Journal Star

 

Newsday

 

Orlando Sentinel

 

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

 

Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

 

500,000-1.99 MILLION UNIQUE USERS

 

TOP 10

 

The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)

 

Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera

 

The Buffalo (N.Y.) News

 

The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer

 

Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch

 

The Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

 

The Oakland Press (Pontiac, Mich.)

 

The State (Columbia, SC)

 

The Tennessean (Nashville)

 

Tulsa (Okla.) World

 

HONORABLE MENTION

 

The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)

 

The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)

 

The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Calif.)

 

Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel

 

Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald

 

St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press

 

Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal

 

The Telegraph (Macon, Ga.)

 

The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk)

 

The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.)

 

UNDER 500,000 MONTHLY UNIQUE USERS

 

TOP 10

 

The Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal

 

The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun

 

Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World

 

Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)

 

Opelika-Auburn News (Opelika, Ala.)

 

The Roanoke (Va.) Times

 

Santa Cruz Sentinel (Scotts Valley, Calif.)

 

The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News

 

Wisconsin State Journal (Madison)

 

Wyoming Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne)

 

HONORABLE MENTION

 

The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.)

 

The News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.)

 

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Ill.)

 

Sauk Valley Media (Sterling, Ill.)

 

Yakima (Wash.) Herald-Republic

 

Officers

Mike Sherman

Mike Sherman

President
The Oklahoman

Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne

First Vice President
USA TODAY Sports

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
(retired)

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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Blogs

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.