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NHL All-Star Kimmo Timonen to Receive Sportswriters’ ‘Good Guy Award’

Philadelphia Flyers All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen will join an impressive roster of honorees this January as 2015’s Good Guy Award winner, it was announced today by Philadelphia Sports Writers Association president Ron Corbin. Timonen will join the head table at the PSWA’s 111th annual banquet scheduled for Friday January 16th at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The dais is crowded with ...

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Former Villanova Basketball Great & Big 5 Hall of Famer Chris Ford To Be Honored With PSWA’s ‘Living Legend Award’

Philadelphia Sports Writers Association president Ron Corbin has announced ex-Villanova basketball great Chris Ford will receive this year's Living Legend award at the 111th annual banquet scheduled for Friday, Jan. 16 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Ford, a native of Atlantic City, NJ, attended Holy Spirit High School in Absecon and then took the court for the Villanova Wildcats betwee ...

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Cincinnati Reds All-Star Third Baseman Todd Frazier is PSWA’s ‘Native Son’ Award-Winner

Philadelphia Sports Writers Association president Ron Corbin announced that Reds third baseman Todd Frazier will receive this year's Native Son award at the 111th annual banquet scheduled for Friday Jan. 16 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. Frazier tied for fourth place in the National League in home runs this past season with 29. While batting .273 with 86 RBI and 88 runs scored, he led the Reds in ...

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The Late Lewis Katz to be Honored with Lifetime Humanitarian Award at PSWA Banquet

Philadelphia Sports Writers Association president Ron Corbin announced that the late Lewis Katz will be honored with the Ed Snider Lifetime Humanitarian award for his charitable works at this year's event, Friday, January 16 at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, N.J. Katz was a passionate Philadelphia sports fan who also owned the New Jersey Devils and Nets at one time. His passion for sports was only exceede ...

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Taney named team of year by Philly sports writers

From the Philadelphia Daily News - First a parade, now this. The Taney Little Leaguers, who won the hearts of Philly-area fans while finishing as U.S. runners-ups in the World Series, have been named "Team of the Year," by the Philadelphia Sports Writer Association. Previous winners, include the Phillies, Red Sox and Yankees. "Taney's accomplishments transcend sports," PSWA president Ron Corbin said in a st ...

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Tickets for Sports Writers’ Banquet Are ON SALE NOW!

Tickets are now on sale for the Philadelphia Sports Writers' annual banquet on Friday, January 16, 2015. The PSWA's 111th Sports Awards Dinner will once again be held at the Crowne Plaza on Route 70 in Cherry Hill, N.J. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m., and doors open at 5 p.m. Questions: Send e-mail to PSWAdinner@yahoo.com. How many tickets? 1 ticket $95.00 2 tickets $190.00 3 tickets $285.00 4 tickets $380.00 5 ...

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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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PSWA’s 110th annual Sports Awards Dinner: Who is going to be there?

The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association hosts its 110th annual Sports Banquet on Monday, January 27, at the Crowne Plaze in Cherry Hill. The public is welcome. Tickets can be purchase by CLICKING HERE. Here's a list of award-winners and honorees. 2014 Philadelphia Sports Writers Association Traditional Award Winners: Philadelphia Pro Athlete – Danny Garcia (Light welterweight boxer: Undefeated light Wel ...

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Legends to be honored at Philadelphia Sports Writers Association banquet

Source: The Times Herald - Anniversaries in the sports world are always a good opportunity to rejoice in the nostalgia of a significant accomplishment. And there was no more significant accomplishment in Philadelphia sports history than the Stanley Cup championship won by the Philadelphia Flyers of the “Broad Street Bullies” era in 1974. Not only did the former expansion team punctuate a meteoric rise throu ...

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