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Associated Press Sports Editors: 10 newspapers win coveted “Triple Crown”

"Ten newspapers won the coveted Triple Crown in the Associated Press Sports Editors’ writing and section contests that ended Wednesday," the APSE Web site writes, adding, "The Kansas City Star and the Dallas Morning News, competing in the over-250,00 circulation division, won Top 10 recognition for their daily, Sunday and special sections. Joining them were: the Seattle Times, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and New Orleans Times-Picayune in the 100,000-250,000 category; The State (Columbia, S.C.) and the North County Times (Escondido, Calif.) in the 40,000-100,000 circulation division; Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News in under-40,000; and the Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World and the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal in under-20,000. In addition to the section awards, the nation’s best sports writing was recognized. The Top 10 in each writing category was announced in Kissimmee. Three news organizations won six writing awards apiece in the largest-circulation category: the Washington Post, the San Diego Union-Tribune and YahooSports. This year was the first that general interest sports web sites such as YahooSports were allowed to enter the contest." || Over 250,000 results. Here. || 100,000-250,000 results. Here. || 40,000-100,000 results. Here. || Under 40,000. Here. || Under 20,000. Here.

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