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Terry Taylor wins the 2018 Red Smith Award

Editor’s note: Terry Taylor, the 2018 winner of the Red Smith Award for extended meritorious service to sports journalism, points to her entry in the display of previous award winners. The following is a link to her acceptance speech for the award.

Red Smith Award winner Terry Taylor: I have never, ever been prouder to be a journalist

Forde, Lefko, Moyle, O’Neil to Highlight USBWA Full Court Press Seminar

Full Court Press

“Full Court Press,” the annual United States Basketball Writers Association sports writing seminar and scholarship competition, will take place on Friday, March 30 in the Family Hospitality Room on the event level of the Alamodome in San Antonio.

The session will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., following the presentation […]

Postcard from Pasadena: A New Year’s Day Walk Down the Hill

The preservation of the walk down the hill might just be the best decision the College Football Playoff made.

The walk takes place soon after 10 a.m. Pacific on New Year’s Day, except when January 1 falls on a Sunday and the celebration steps off on Monday. For all the technical wonders that television has […]

Jeff Washburn’s Devotion to the World He Loved

(Editor’s note: Hall of Fame sports reporter Jeff Washburn, who passed away Nov. 29 at the age of 63, was buried Thursday in Lafayette, IN. The funeral took place Wednesday night in The Crawley Athletic Center in Jefferson High School. Washburn worked for the Lafayette Journal and Courier and the Associated Press, among other outlets. […]

Postcard from Tampa: A tribute to a relentless friend

The stories usually had to do with work. Of course they did. For Steve Ellis seemed to be in a perpetual state of work.

He documented the dramatic rise of the Florida State Seminoles for the Tallahassee Democrat, not just with distinction, but with a relentless attention to detail that was rarely seen in the […]