Football Writers Association of America Sept. 15, 2004
For Immediate Release
Contact: Steve Richardson
972-713-6198
Awards to presented at annual meeting in Miami
FWAA ANNOUNCES ANNUAL BEST
WRITING CONTEST WINNERS

DALLAS (FWAA) The results of the FWAA's 12th annual Best Writing Contest, which is sponsored by Insight, are listed below. All winners will be recognized at the FWAA's annual Awards Breakfast on Jan. 4 at the FedEx Orange Bowl media hotel. All places received certificates and either merchandise from Insight or cash prizes. First-place winners also receive plaques.

Click on the winners' names to read this year's winning entries.

COLUMN
First place: Jon Solomon, Anderson Independent-Mail
Second place: Eric Hansen, Irish Sports Report
Third place: Stewart Mandel, SI.com
Honorable mention: Pete Karasotis, Florida Today; Bud Withers, Seattle Times; John Canzano, The Oregonian

ENTERPRISE
First place: Jason King, Kansas City Star
Second place: Bruce Feldman, ESPN The Magazine
Third place: Ron Higgins, Memphis Commercial Appeal
Honorable mention: John Canzano, The Oregonian; Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel; Adam Thompson, Denver Post

FEATURE
First place: Kalani Simpson, Honolulu Star-Bulletin
Second place: John Canzano, The Oregonian
Third place: Tom Dienhart, The Sporting News
Honorable mention: John D. Lukacs, Special for USA Today; Dan Raley, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

GAME (IMMEDIATE DEADLINE)
First place: Adam Thompson, Denver Post
Second place: Gene Wojciechowski, ESPN The Magazine
Third place: Olin Buchanan, Austin American-Statesman
Honorable mention: Bob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; Joseph Person, The State; Ted Miller, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

GAME (LOOSE DEADLINE)
First place: Bruce Feldman, ESPN The Magazine
Second place: Dennis Dodd, CBS SportsLine.com
Third place: Bud Withers and Bob Condotta, Seattle Times