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Don Banks selected as PFWA 2020 Dick McCann Award winner

The late Don Banks, who had a 36-year sportswriting career that included over 16 years at Sports Illustrated’s SI.com website, has been selected as the 2020 Dick McCann Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). Banks, the 52nd McCann Award honoree, is the third person who was affiliated with either Sports Illustrated […]

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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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