2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Sports Column Writing ( Daily Group 3)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Daily Press
    Entry Title: Parker Topping was told - He was in coma for 17 - Mo'ne Davis was thrust
    Entry Credit: Marty O'Brien
    Judge Comment: Took me a second to remember that name, but great job catching up with a truly unique sports icon.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Washington Times
    Entry Title: Brain injuries take shine off NFL's week of glitter; Altuve's sin indefensible; Disease that plagues D.C. streets took boxing legend's son
    Entry Credit: Thom Loverro
    Judge Comment: There's always a dark side to the NFL, and this column just captures that perfectly.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Virginian-Pilot
    Entry Title: He's the only black person - COVID -19 pandemic is causing athletes - More than 2,700 Virginians have died
    Entry Credit: Larry Rubama
    Judge Comment: A unique situation makes for great column material, and nice job putting it all together for a compelling read.