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The Public is Invited to Philly Sports Writers’ Banquet

PSWA Dinner   The Public is Invited to Philly Sports Writers’ BanquetPosted: 30 Dec 2010 07:33 PM PST [To comment:] Dear Sports Fans – Tickets are still available for the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s 107th annual sports awards dinner, which will be held Monday, January 31, 2011, at the Crowne Plaza hotel on Route […]

The Return of the Philadelphia Challenge Cup

[To comment:] The 2011 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, Presented by Coca-ColaR will host the return of rowing’s premiere Amateur Single Sculling Championship event on the Schuylkill River. Philadelphia, PA (December 21, 2010) – The City of Philadelphia, along with the Philadelphia Gold Challenge Cup Foundation are proud to announce the return of the Philadelphia […]

Flyers’ Tough Guy to Accept Sports Writers’ ‘Team of the Year’ Award

[To comment:] Even in the National Hockey League, they don’t come much tougher than Ian Laperriere. The Philadelphia Flyers’ forward is sidelined indefinitely with “post concussion syndrome.” To keep “Lappy” off the ice … well, it’s just not easy. In the first round of last year’s NHL playoffs, Laperriere through himself in front of […]

Lee — Always in the cards — thanks to wife’s PR knowledge

Below is an excerpt of David Hale’s story in the Dec. 16, 2010 “Courier-Post.” In it, Cliff Lee’s wife, Kristin, made use of a popular strategic communication tactic depended on by many strategic communicators: The “Force Field (Conflict) Analysis” – (see it in Chapter 15 of “The Public Relations Practitioner’s Playbook). If it weren’t for […]

Phillies’ Pitcher Roy Halladay Named ‘Pro Athlete of the Year’ by Philadelphia Sports Writers Association

[To comment:] Phillies Cy Young Award-winner Roy Halladay, the only pitcher ever to throw a perfect game and no-hitter in the same season, has been named the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s Pro Athlete of the Year, it was announced by PSWA president Rich Westcott. Halladay will be honored at the PSWA’s 107th annual Sports […]

End of an era for Penn Football

Philadelphia Sports Writers Association member Joe Kadlec sent this along. It is a true tribute. Don’t forget, tickets to the 2011 PSWA dinner are on sale at Honored guests include the Phillies’ Roy Halliday and Shane Victorino and Eagles’ legend Bill Bergey. [To comment:] Posted on Saturday, December 25 2010 C. T. Alexander […]