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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. APSE’s […]
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 — […]
“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.