2008 WRITING AWARDS

The Barneys


(for work done in 2007)

BOXING EVENT COVERAGE

1. Steve Farhood, Boxing Monthly
2. Don Stradley, The Ring
3. Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press; Bernard Fernandez, Philadelphia Daily News, Zach Levin, Boxing News
Honorable Mention: Norm Frauenheim, Arizona Republic; Don Steinberg, Philadelphia Inquirer; T.K. Stewart, T.K. Stewart on Boxing.

BOXING COLUMN

1. (tie) Thomas Gerbasi, Maxboxing.com, and Rochelle E.B. Gilken, Palm Beach Post
2. (tie) Eric Raskin, Maxboxing.com, and Don Stradley, The Ring
3. Tim Graham, Maxboxing.com
Honorable Mention: Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press; Norm Frauenheim, Arizona Republic; Thom Loverro, Washington Times

BOXING NEWS STORY

1. (tie) Bernard Fernandez, Philadelphia Daily News; Thomas Hauser, Secondsout.com
2. (tie) Ron Borges, Boxing Monthly, and Tim Graham, Buffalo News
3. (tie) Norm Frauenheim, Arizona Republic; George Kimball, Boxingtalk.com
Honorable Mention: Dan Rafael, ESPN.com; Ron Ross, Boxing News; T.K. Stewart, T.K. Stewart on Boxing, and John Whisler, San Antonio Express-News.

BOXING FEATURE (Under 2,500 words)

1. Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press
2. Kieran Mulvaney, ESPN.com
3. Bernard Fernandez, Philadelphia Daily News
Honorable Mention: Ryan Ernst, Cincinnati Enquirer; George Kimball, event program; David Mayo, Grand Rapids Press; Robert Mladinich, thesweetscience.com; Eric Raskin, The Ring; Don Stewart, Reading Eagle

BOXING FEATURE (Over 2,500 words)

1. Carlo Rotella, Boston Magazine
2. Franz Lidz, Golf Connoisseur
3. Tim Struby, ESPN The Magazine
Honorable Mention: Ron Borges, ESPN.com; Kieran Mulvaney, ESPN.com; Don Steinberg, The Ring.

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

1. Thomas Hauser, Secondsout.com
2. Ron Borges, Boxing Monthly
3. Michael Swann, 15rounds.com
Honorable Mention: Lee Groves, Maxboxing.com; David Mayo, Grand Rapids Press; Kieran Mulvaney, ESPN.com; T.K. Stewart, T.K. Stewart on Boxing; John Whisler, San Antonio Express-News.

JUDGES:

Jerry Brewer, Seattle Times
Geoff Calkins, Memphis Commercial-Appeal
Ron Cook, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Steven Wine, Associated Press
Mark Whicker, Orange County Register

 

 

FLEISCHER AWARD

Steve Sneddon, Reno Gazette-Journal

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