Duke has hired David Shumate to replace 2016 NSMA North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year Bob Harris, who retired after 41 seasons calling Blue Devils football and basketball.
Condolences to the family of NSMA Hall of Famer Frank Deford, who died on Sunday in Key West, according to his wife.
Deford was a six-time NSMA National Sportswriter of the Year and was elected to the NSMA Hall of Fame in 1998.
A longtime Sports Illustrated writer, Deford also authored several books, and was a commentator for 37 years on National Public Radio, from which he recently retired.
Deford was 78 years old.
Garcia's Masters Win Propels Him to Monthly Award, Voted by Select NSMA Panel
Ira Berkow, award-winning columnist who has contributed columns to NationalSportsMedia.org, has written It Happens Every Spring: DiMaggio, Mays, the Splendid Splinter, and a Lifetime at the Ballpark, due out April 15th.
Marshall Student Station Takes in Huge Haul at National Broadcasting Society/ Alpha Epsilon Rho (NBS/AERho) 26th Annual National Student Audio/Video Scriptwriting & 54th Annual Audio/Video Production Awards Competition
Students from Marshall University's public radio station, WMUL-FM, received ten ( 10 ) first place award and twelve ( 12 ) honorable mention awards during the National Broadcasting Society/ Alpha Epsilon Rho (NBS/AERho) 26th Annual National Student Audio/Video Scriptwriting and 54th Annual Audio/Video Production Awards Competition ceremony at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, New Jersey, Saturday, March 25, 2017.
The National Sports Media Association (NSMA) Board of Directors has voted to move the NSMA’s operations to Winston-Salem, N.C., effective at the beginning of April, 2017.
NSMA voters elect Michael Phelps 2016 Hickok Belt winner as world's best athlete