NEWSLETTER FOR JUNE 2004
|A-Lot of coverage|
100 pages – actually 81 pages – on A-Rod before he even plays first official game as a Yankee.
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Terry Taylor's guide to Fluffia, er, Philly
Terry Taylor: I may work in New York and rent an apartment there, but my home is in Philadelphia.
Red Smith winner: Jimmy Cannon
Barry Horn: Jimmy Cannon was a heavy hitter in a Murderer's Row lineup of yesteryear's New York sports columnists. He was a beacon in an era when newspapers often supplied the lone light.
• Red Smith Award winners
So many seminars and so little time
Kim Orendor: This is my first APSE convention, and that in and of itself is enough reason to get excited.
If we were planning the convention ...
Here's what a few people had to say about past conventions with a few ideas for the future tossed in for good measure.
Diversity efforts are still lacking
Bill Eichenberger: The lack of diversity in sports departments is troubling to those of us who understand the crippling effect it has on our ability to reach all of our readers.
• Commissioners' meetings
Another sitdown with the league leaders shows the range of emotions.
Meet the SMI class
Bill Eichenberger: Four have been selected as members of APSE's first Sports Management Institute class.
The changing face of outdoors coverage
Glen Crevier: It is safe to say that the coverage of the outdoors has a taken a turn from the traditional when Nemo is the subject of one section's cover story, and skateboarding star Tony Hawk is the centerpiece on another.
Job board generating much-needed net gains
Bob Yates: Since going "commercial" in early March, APSE's job board is bringing needed revenue to the organization's coffers.
Sentinel SE McKenzie recovering
Van McKenzie, one of the founding fathers of APSE, is doing well in his recovery after having a cancerous tumor removed from his colon.
On the record with ... Derick Moss
Tom Johanningmeier: Derick Moss is the sports editor of the Gaston (N.C.) Gazette.
For the Hartford Courant, NCAA hoops meant 2Conn
Jeff Otterbein: When the Connecticut men's and women's basketball programs reached the Final Four, the Hartfort Courant was ready.
• Region reports
A look at APSE region activity.
• On the move
Larry Ames: A region-by-region look at personnel moves.
The Webmaster for the APSE site reminds members that he is constantly in search of breaking news in your sports department.
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