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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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Rams PR staff selected as PFWA 2019 Pete Rozelle Award winner

The Los Angeles Rams public relations staff, which was lauded for excelling in helping Southern California and national media cover the club during a season when the Rams advanced to Super Bowl LIII, has been selected as the 2019 Pete Rozelle Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The Rams PR staff, […]

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