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Taney Dragons Named Sports Writers’ ‘Team of the Year’ – To Be Honored at Banquet on Jan. 16

  Add another major award to Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons, United States Runners-Up in the 2014 Little League World Series. The Dragons have been named “Team of the Year” by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association (PSWA). Manager Alex Rice, his coaching staff and all team members will be honored at PSWA’s annual awards dinner (open to the public) on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at Cherry Hill’s (N.J.) Cro ...

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Boston Red Sox to Be Recognized As PSWA Team of the Year Jan. 27

To those who follow sports, and to those who understand the impact sports can have on the lives of those who follow them, it will come as no surprise that the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox have been named the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association Team of the Year. On the surface, and just on the surface, the Red Sox deserve the title for their incredible “worst-to-first” season that saw them r ...

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All-American running back Rondell White of West Chester wins PSWA award

West Chester running back Rondell White, the leading rusher in Golden Ram history and a member of the first team AP Little All-America squad, will be honored as the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association's Amateur Athlete of the Year at the PSWA's 110th annual Awards Dinner, January 27 at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, NJ. Tickets are $95, and are available to the public. CLICK HERE to buy tickets. White ...

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Eagles legend Murray to receive ‘Lifetime Humanitarian Award’

The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association announced today that Jim Murray will receive the Ed Snider Lifetime Distinguished Humanitarian Award at the organization’s 2014 dinner on January 27.  The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, N.J. Tickets are on sale now. Murray will be the second recipient ever to receive this award, after it was created last year to recognize Ed Snider’s humani ...

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PSWA honors Flyers’ Stanley Cup-winning ’73-’74 team

The 1973-74 Philadelphia Flyers, the first-ever NHL expansion team to win the Stanley Cup, will be honored by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association on the 40th anniversary of their first championship, it was announced by Philadelphia Sports Writers Association President Ron Corbin. The team will be celebrated at the PSWA's 110th annual dinner, Monday January 27, 2014, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherr ...

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Philadelphia Sports Writers & Coaches vs. Cancer announce partnership

    The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association and the Philadelphia branch of Coaches vs. Cancer will be teaming up this year on a number of charitable and promotional endeavors, it was announced jointly by PSWA President Ron Corbin; CVC National Council Chair, CVC Local Council Co-Chair and Saint Joseph’s Head Basketball Coach Phil Martelli; and CVC Local Council Co-Chair and Temple University H ...

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Olympic-champion women’s soccer team gets Team of the Year

The 2012 United States Women's National soccer team, which captured the Olympic gold medal in London this past summer by beating Japan 2-1, has been named the Team of the Year by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association. Midfielder Carli Lloyd, who scored both goals in the climatic final game, will accept the award at the PSWA's 109th annual dinner, taking place January 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, on R ...

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U. of Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne gets Outstanding Amateur Award

University of Delaware basketball star Elena Delle Donne has been named the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s Outstanding Amateur Athlete, it was announced by PSWA president Ron Corbin, of KYW NewsRadio. Delle Donne, a unanimous choice on the Associated Press women’s basketball preseason All America team, will be honored at the PSWA’s 109th annual Sports Awards Dinner on Monday, January 28, 2013 at ...

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Philly greats Larry Bowa, Bobby Jones to receive PSWA awards

Two beloved Philadelphia sports legends have been added to the roster for the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association's 109th annual dinner on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. PSWA President Ron Corbin has announced that former Phillies shortstop and manager Larry Bowa will receive this year's Living Legend Award, while retired Sixers forward Bobby Jones will accept a special award commemorating the 30th anniversary ...

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Cole & Heidi Hamels earn Humantiarian award from sportswriters

Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi, formed The Hamels Foundation in 2008, and the organization has been building a legacy every since. From the foundation web site: The goal of The Hamels Foundation is to support low-income inner-city school systems in the United States through their grant programs, which provide for construction, educational supplies, and provisions as well as scholarship opportunities for co ...

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