1990s Dick Connor Writing Awards

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1999 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXXII through Super Bowl XXXIII)

News
1. Jay Paris, North County (Calif.) Times
2. Jay Paris, North County (Calif.) Times
3. Brian Allee-Walsh, New Orleans Times-Picayune

Game Stories
1. Adam Schefter, Denver Post
2. Neil Best, Newsday
3. (tie) Don Pierson, Chicago Tribune; Adam Schefter, Denver Post

Columns
1. Bob Glauber, Newsday
2. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer
3. Jon Rand, Kansas City Star

Features
1. Adam Schefter, Denver Post
2. Ira Miller, San Francisco Chronicle
3. Michael Lev, Pro Football Weekly

Enterprise Features
1. John McClain, Houston Chronicle
2. Paul Attner, The Sporting News
3. Jason Cole, Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

Enterprise News
1. Scott Pitoniak, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
2. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer
3. (tie) Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer; John Mullin, Chicago Tribune

1998 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXXI through Super Bowl XXXII)

News
1. Jeff Seidel, St. Paul Pioneer Press
2. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer

Game Stories
1. Adam Schefter, Denver Post
2. Brian Murphy, Santa Rosa Press Democrat
3. Jeff Seidel, St. Paul Pioneer Press

Columns
1. Bob McGinn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. Paul Attner, The Sporting News
3. (tie) Dave Anderson, New York Times; Michael Lev, Pro Football Weekly

Features
1. Brian Murphy, Santa Rosa Press Democrat
2. Ron Borges, Boston Globe
3. Pat Fitzmaurice, Pro Football Weekly

Enterprise Features
1. (tie) Bob Glauber, Newsday; Greg Logan, Newsday
2. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer
3. Scott Pitoniak, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

Enterprise News
1. Marcus Hayes, Philadelphia Daily News
2. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant
3. (tie) Jeff Seidel, St. Paul Pioneer Press (two entries)

1997 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXX through Super Bowl XXXI)

News
1. Ira Miller, San Francisco Chronicle
2. Paul Kuharsky, The Tennessean
3. Bob Glauber, Newsday
Honorable Mention: John Mullin, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Game Stories
1. T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times
2. Neil Hayes, Contra Costa Times
3. John Mullin, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Columns
1. Ron Borges, Boston Globe
2. Howard Balzer, Pro Football Weekly
3. Brian Allee-Walsh, New Orleans Times-Picayune

Features
1. Vic Carucci, Buffalo News
2. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer
3. T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times
Honorable Mention: Paul Attner, The Sporting News; Ron Borges, Boston Globe; Ron Pollack, Pro Football Weekly

1996 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXIX through Super Bowl XXX)

News
1. Frank Litsky, New York Times
2. Brian Heyman, Gannett Suburban Newspapers
3. Don Pierson, Chicago Tribune

Game Stories
1. Hal Bock, Associated Press
2. Matt Maiocco, Oakland Tribune
3. Jason Cole, Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

Columns
1. Don Pierson, Chicago Tribune
2. Scott Pitoniak, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
3. Howard Balzer, Pro Football Weekly

Features
1. Michael Lev, Pro Football Weekly
2. Tony Grossi, Cleveland Plain Dealer
3. Steve Silverman, Pro Football Weekly

1995 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXVIII through Super Bowl XXIX)

A.M. News
1. Ira Miller, San Francisco Chronicle
2. Paul Woody, Richmond Times-Dispatch
3. Gary Nuhn, Dayton Daily News
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe; Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times

P.M. News
1. Terry Hutchens, Indianapolis News
2. Hal Bock, Associated Press
3. Paul Hartwick, Batavia (N.Y.) Daily News
Honorable Mention: Reuben Frank, Burlington County (N.J.) Times; Bob McGinn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Columns
1. Dave Anderson, New York Times
2. Scott Pitoniak, Gannett Rochester Newspapers
3. Gary Nuhn, Dayton Daily News
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe; John McClain, Houston Chronicle; John Mullin, Daily Herald

Features
1. Ron Pollack, Pro Football Weekly
2. Dan Pompei, Chicago Sun-Times
3. Steve Silverman, Pro Football Weekly
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe; Sam Borowski, Staten Island Advance; T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times

1994 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXVII through Super Bowl XXVIII)

A.M. News
1. Greg Logan, Newsday
2. Len Pasquarelli, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
3. Curt Sylvester, Detroit Free Press
Honorable Mention: Vito Stellino, Baltimore Sun

P.M. News
1. Don Ketchum, Phoenix Gazette
2. Len Pasquarelli, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
3. Reuben Frank, Burlington County (N.J.) Times

Columns
1. Ron Pollack, Pro Football Weekly
2. Ray Buck, Houston Post
3. Andy Friedlander, Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe; Paul Woody, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Features
1. Brian Hewitt, Chicago Sun-Times
2. Sam Borowski, Pro Football Weekly
3. Paul Attner, The Sporting News
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe

1993 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXVI through Super Bowl XXVII)

List to be added

1992 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXV through Super Bowl XXVI)

A.M. News
1. Ira Miller, San Francisco Chronicle
2. Ron Borges, Boston Globe
3. Barry Meisel, New York Daily News
Honorable Mention: Frank Litsky, New York Times; Greg Logan, Newsday; Marty Williams, Dayton Daily News

P.M. News
1. Reuben Frank, Burlington County (N.J.) Times
2. Steve Hubbard, Pittsburgh Press
3. Terry Hutchens, Indianapolis News
Honorable Mention: Jon Gelberg, Asbury Park Press; Paul Woody, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Columns
1. Howard Balzer, Pro Football Weekly
2. Gary Nuhn, Dayton Daily News
3. Brian Hewitt, Chicago Sun-Times
Honorable Mention: Gary Fallesen, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle; Steve Hubbard, Pittsburgh Press; Michael Silver, Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Features
1. Ray Didinger, Philadelphia Daily News
2. Michael Silver, Santa Rosa Press Democrat
3. Ron Pollack, Pro Football Weekly
Honorable Mention: Curt Brown, Minneapolis Star-Tribune; Mike Fish, Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Ira Miller, San Francisco Chronicle; Len Pasquarelli, Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Gary Shelton, St. Petersburg Times

1991 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXIV through Super Bowl XXV)

A.M. News
1. Phil Anastasia, Camden (N.J.) Courier-Post
2. Kevin Mulligan, Philadelphia Daily News
3. Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe; Vito Stellino, Baltimore Sun

P.M. News
1. Leo Roth, Rochester Times-Union
2. Jon Gelberg, Asbury Park Press
3. Len Pasquarelli, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Honorable Mention: Ken Murray, Baltimore Evening Sun; Leo Roth, Rochester Times-Union

Columns
1. Gary Fallesen, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
2. Tony Grossi, Cleveland Plain Dealer
3. Kevin Lamb, Chicago Sun-Times
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe; Ray Didinger, Philadelphia Daily News; Rick Korch, Pro Football Weekly

Features
1. Rick Korch, Pro Football Weekly
2. Mike Fish, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
3. Ron Pollack, Pro Football Weekly
Honorable Mention: Sam Blair, Dallas Morning News; Ron Borges, Boston Globe; T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times

1990 Awards (from post-Super Bowl XXIII through Super Bowl XXIV)

A.M. News
1. Michael Silver, Sacramento Union: Jeff Fuller
2. Ira Miller, San Francisco Chronicle: Super Bowl XXIV
3. Ed Meyer, Akron Beacon Journal: Browns-Bills playoff game
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, Boston Globe; Vic Carucci, Buffalo News; Gerald Eskenazi, New York Times; Gary Nuhn, Dayton Daily News

P.M. News
1. Tim Kawakami, Philadelphia Daily News: Bounty Bowl
2. Thomas Danyluk, Pitt News: Steelers-Browns game
3. Reuben Frank, Burlington County (N.J.) Times: Eagles-Redskins game
Honorable Mention: Tom Cushman, San Diego Evening Tribune; Jon Gelberg, Asbury Park Press

Columns
1. Hubert Mizell, St. Petersburg Times: Football violence
2. Gary Fallesen, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle: Wyche on homeless
3. Don Pierson, Chicago Tribune: Joe Montana
Honorable Mention: Ray Didinger, Philadelphia Daily News; Reuben Frank, Burlington County (N.J.) Times; Ed Meyer, Akron Beacon Journal

Features
1. Gary Pomerantz, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Jesse Solomon
2. Steve Silverman, Pro Football Weekly: Selling of the NFL
3. Rick Gosselin, Kansas City Star: Black quarterbacks
Honorable Mention: Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times; Steve Hubbard, Pittsburgh Press; Rick Korch, Pro Football Weekly