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Times sports section is honored by Associated Press
Times sports section is honored by Associated Press

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 news for their coverage of...