1992 – Dick Connor

Sportswriting legend Dick Connor was named Colorado Sportswriter of the Year 22 times during his 31 year career as a sportswriter, including 18 consecutive years from 1974-1991. Connor began his career with the Rocky Mountain News, in 1961, before moving to the Denver Post in 1965. While at the Post he covered a variety of sports, including ten years covering the Denver Broncos. Then in 1982, Connor moved back to the Rocky Mountain News where he worked until 1988, when he returned to the Post. He remained with the Post until his death in 1992. Along with his Colorado Sportswriter of the Year awards, Connor won many other writing awards, including the Dick McCann Memorial Award for long and distinguished reporting on pro football. Connor was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame on April 26, 1992.