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The News & Observer is awarded APSE top-10 sports website for 2017

Woody Durham points to parts of his body during a visit to speech therapist Amber DePalma on Feb. 8, 2017. The News & Observer won a top-10 spot for digital sports (websites) in APSE’s annual contest, Robert Willett, who shot this photo, won top-five in short video.
Woody Durham points to parts of his body during a visit to speech therapist Amber DePalma on Feb. 8, 2017. The News & Observer won a top-10 spot for digital sports (websites) in APSE’s annual contest, Robert Willett, who shot this photo, won top-five in short video. rwillett@newsobserver.com

The Associated Press Sports Editors national contest announced Sunday the The News & Observer won a top-10 spot in digital sports (websites) and top-five for short video for 2017.

The APSE awarded The News & Observer a top-10 spot in digital sports (website) in the category of newspapers with 75,000 to 175,000 circulation.

‘Boston Herald,’ ‘The Buffalo News,’ ‘The Detroit News,’ ‘FanRag Sports,’ ‘The Florida Times-Union,’ ‘The Indianapolis Star,’ ‘The Louisville Courier Journal,’ ‘Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,’ ‘St. Louis Post-Dispatch’ and ‘The Seattle Times’ also ranked in the top-10 in the same category.

The contest also awarded The News & Observer photographer and videographer Robert Willett a top-five spot for short video.

The APSE is a media organization that recognizes the professional work of its members.

Camila Molina: 919-829-4538, @Cmolina__

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