58th NSMA Awards Banquet Live Webstream


Watch the 58th NSMA Awards Banquet, live from Winston-Salem, NC. The live feed begins at 7pm EDT on Monday, June 26th. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm EDT.

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Duke Hires Shumate to Replace Harris


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.

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NSMA Hall of Famer Deford Dies


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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.

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Garcia Wins April Hickok Belt Award


Garcia's Masters Win Propels Him to Monthly Award, Voted by Select NSMA Panel

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Berkow Baseball Book Due Out April 15th


Ira Berkow, award-winning columnist who has contributed columns to, has written It Happens Every Spring: DiMaggio, Mays, the Splendid Splinter, and a Lifetime at the Ballpark, due out April 15th.

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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.

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NSMA Moving to Winston-Salem, NC


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.

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Michael Phelps Named Overall Hickok Belt® Award Winner for 2016


NSMA voters elect Michael Phelps 2016 Hickok Belt winner as world's best athlete

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