AP Sports Editors Give “Grand Slam” Honors to Four Media Groups

From an AP story headlined “Four media groups earn ‘Grand Slam’ honors in APSE contest”:

The Los Angeles Times, The Seattle Times, the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) earned Grand Slam honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors’ sections contest….

Los Angeles and Seattle competed in Division A, which included the nation’s largest newspapers, while Las Vegas competed in Division B, and The Spokesman-Review competed in Division C.

Ten organizations earned Triple Crown honors, with top 10 recognition in three of the four section/website categories. They are:

Division A: Star Tribune (Minneapolis); The Washington Post; The Advocate/The Times-Picayune (Baton Rouge/New Orleans, La.).

Division B: IndyStar (Indianapolis); The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City); The Buffalo News; The Tennessean (Nashville, Tenn.); Omaha World-Herald.

Division C: The Champaign News-Gazette; The Scranton Times-Tribune.

The Los Angeles Times (Division A) and IndyStar (Division B) each earned Top 10 awards to set the pace in their divisions in the writing, video and photo contest. The State (Columbia, S.C.) led Division C with nine, and The Manhattan Mercury led Division D with eight.

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