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In the Press

  • ESPN : 25 years ago for the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics, it was off the hook
  • American Sportscasters Online : ASA Names "Top 15 Women Sportscasters," Visser Voted No. 1
  • Sports Illustrated : Glory days of The Boston Globe: the greatest sports staff ever
  • ESPN : 'Game Six': Dealing with delay
  • The Heights : Hoops for Hope slam dunks for cancer
  • Post Crescent : Female sportscaster Lesley Visser to speak at Red Smith Banquet
  • Sports Illustrated : With smarts, grace, this female sportscaster broke down barriers
  • The Heights : Heights Hosts Lauded Journalist, Former Staffer
  • CBS Sports : Lesley Visser Voted No.1 Female Sportscaster by American Sportscasters Association
  • Boca Raton Magazine : Top Honor for Lesley Visser
  • Sports Illustrated : With smarts, grace, this female sportscaster broke down barriers
  • Mass Live : South Hadley's Lesley Visser a sports journalism pioneer
  • Bud Collins : "Dame to Hall of Fame"
  • BroadcastingandCable.com : Visser: First Female for Football Hall of Fame
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame : Visser named 2006 Rozelle Award winner
  • Dailyprogress.com : Sportscaster Visser gets Couric award
  • shemadeit.org : elected to the Paley Center for Media: formerly the Museum of Television and Radio
  • AWRT.org : AWRT Announces Lesley Visser as Host and Honorary Chair of the 2007 Annual Gracie Awards Gala
  • Boston College Magazine : Firsts in class
  • womensenews.org : On Sports Sideline, Visser Extends Her Long Run
  • Quotes : QUOTES ABOUT LESLEY VISSER AS THE 2006 RECIPIENT OF THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME'S PETE ROZELLE RADIO AND TELEVISON AWARD
  • CBS : Sportsline Biography
  • USA Today : Visser liked football early
  • HOF Magazine : A Tribute to Lesley Visser
  • Seattle Press : Visser to be honored at Hall of Fame ceremonies Full story
  • Hall of Fame Magazine - A Tribute to Lesley Visser : The Pro Football Hall of Fame called on journalism pioneer
  • Awsmonline : Pioneer in sports journalism
  • Sportsline : Quotes about CBS Sports' Lesley Visser
  • USA Today : Lesley Visser, the "premier NFL reporter", will be added to the network's No. 1 broadcast team.
  • BostonSportsMedia.com : "Visser is a true media trailblazer."
  • The Boca Raton Observer : "Visser is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, authentic and passionate, and she clearly takes an interest in others."
  • Boston Globe : "...on Monday Night Football, only Lesley Visser was a perfect fit."
  • American Journalism Review : Feature on Lesley Visser, the "Pioneer."
  • TV Guide : "...first female NFL beat writer, first woman on Monday night football..."
  • Orlando Sentinel : "Visser, the first woman sportscaster to carry the Olympic Torch, calls it a memory to cherish..."
  • Pittsburgh Sports Report : "...power of being at the fall of the Berlin Wall..."
  • Palm Beach Illustrated : "Only one story tops the amazing events that sportscasters Dick Stockton and Lesley Visser have covered–and that's their own."
  • USA Today : Lesley Visser carries the Athens Olympic Torch, "...chance to make a memory..."
  • Sporting News : My Turn: Boston Fans Keep Seeing Red by Lesley Visser
  • Boston Globe : "..neither viewers nor the industry realized just how high Visser had set the bar in what now is regarded as the hot seat of sports broadcasting."
  • TV Guide : "Outstanding in Her Field"
  • Palm Beach Illustrated : Lesley Visser writes on how to tell a New York Jet from a Gulfstream jet.
  • Boston Globe : "...after all, you want to be in shape when you've been asked to take part in the Olympic Torch Relay."
  • Palm Beach Post : Lesley Visser Tells Women How to Get Their Game On
  • Sports Business Journal : At CBS' March Madness press conference, Lesley Visser said she met her husband, Fox broadcaster Dick Stockton, when they were both covering the sixth game of the 1975 World Series–the classic Carlton Fisk game. He was a Red Sox broadcaster and she was a reporter for the Boston Globe. Their second date was seven years later. They just returned from London where they celebrated their 22nd anniversary. "We went to a museum to see, among other things, the Magna Carta and five original Beatles lyrics, one written on a cocktail napkin," Visser said.

Lesley's Writings

  • CBS Sports : Vincent can't control rage when it comes to 'roids
  • CBS Sports : Dolphins give single-wing formation double exposure
  • CBS Sports : Daly affirmation: This situation 'totally different' than Athens anguish
  • CBS Sports : How did they get here? Cardinals have come a long way, baby
  • CBS Sports : All-Star Greinke tough to figure on, off mound
  • CBS Sports : Darling's inside scoop: Pitchers have relinquished plate rights
  • CBS Sports : Favre-Pennington opener looms as classic theater
  • CBS Sports : Denver's chief interest for multi-racial Edwards, Gonzalez
  • CBS Sports : One and all done? High-profile coaches say change needed
  • CBS Sports : All eyes on Big Brown's run for glory at Belmont
  • CBS Sports : Rays' good-luck charm having fun with World Series run
  • CBS Sports : Unsung Bruschi epitomizes great linebacker play
  • CBS Sports : Dolphins first victory felt like 'the Super Bowl'
  • CBS Sports : Fab Favre psyched to be home for Week 2 rematch with Giants.
  • CBS Sports : Wherefore art those Browns, Romeo? On the cusp of the playoffs.
  • CBS Sports : McNabb vs. Manning: Call it the Beleaguered Bowl
  • CBS Sports : Brett's brains over brawn has Packers sitting pretty
  • CBS Sports : Bills know it's 'hard to find a flaw' in unbeaten Patriots
  • CBS Sports : Peterson rewriting the rookie record book 'All Day' long
  • CBS Sports : Old man Testaverde summoning longevity of Blanda
  • CBS Sports : All about No.81 -- Moss vs. T.O.
  • CBS Sports : Here's hoping latest concussion is Thomas' last
  • CBS Sports : Help for Everett's situation 20 years in making
  • Pittsburgh Sports Report : The Rivalry by Lesley Visser
  • HallofFameMagazine.com : Lesley Visser's Top 10 Most Influential People in Sports History.
  • BroadcastingandCable.com : Visser: He Shut Up and Player