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PFWA announces 2019 Dick Connor Writing Awards

Rich Cimini of, Michael Cohen of The Athletic, Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer, Ian O’Connor of, Ben Shpigel of the New York Times and Seth Wickersham of ESPN The Magazine all won first place honors in their respective categories in the Professional Football Writers of America’s 2019 Dick Connor Writing Awards. The […]

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September 2019 PFWA Newsletter

Vol. LVI, No. 5 September 4, 2019 Hi all, Bob Glauber, PFWA President2018-2020 seasonsNewsdayTwitter: @BobGlauber As we begin the regular season, I’d like to catch you up on several items – media policy reminders, remembering two special writers, a note about dues, a reminder about the PFWA’s Art Rooney Scholarship, pool reporter procedures, and other […]

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Don Banks 1962-2019

Longtime NFL reporter Don Banks died Sunday, August 4 in Canton, Ohio after attending the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend, where he covered the HOF ceremonies and was in attendance when his good friend Sam Farmer was honored with the Dick McCann Award. Banks’ first story for the Las Vegas Review-Journal was published hours before […]

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2019 PFWA Connor Writing Contest/2020 Rooney Scholarship details

DICK CONNOR WRITING AWARDS We are now taking entries for the annual Dick Connor Writing Awards, a competition that honors some of the best work in the entire sportswriting community. There are a few important changes, so here goes: Malcolm Moran, director of the Sports Capital Journalism Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will judge the […]

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