The Los Angeles Times was named one of the top-10 daily Sports sections among large-circulation papers and received five top-10 writing awards in the annual section and writing contest conducted by the Associated Press Sports Editors, which concluded Wednesday in Indianapolis.
The Times also received top-10 honors for its special section on the life of former Lakers owner Jerry Buss, and for its website and multimedia presentation.
Bill Plaschke received three top-10 awards in the writing divisions.
The top-10 winners in the writing divisions for The Times:
•Plaschke for column writing.
•Mike Bresnahan, David Wharton and Plaschke in breaking...