Boston Globe Sports Section – 1974-84 – wins Roone Arledge Award

Presentation of the Roone Arledge Legacy Award to Bob Ryan, followed by a panel discussion on what made the Boston Globe’s sports department so innovative. Moderator: NSMA executive director Dave Goren. Panelists: Bob Ryan (Boston Globe columnist), Lesley Visser (former globe reporter and columnist who went on to CBS, ABC and HBO), Leigh Montville (former Globe columnist, who also worked for Sports Illustrated and has written several sports books) and Vince Doria (former Globe sports editor who became Senior Vice President and Director of News at ESPN).