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University of South Dakota to Honor Pioneering Sportscaster Lesley Visser

A female pioneer in sports journalism will receive an award Monday on the University of South Dakota campus. Veteran sportscaster Lesley Visser was selected for the 2018 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. She became the 32nd journalist and the first female sportscaster to receive the award, first given to CBS Evening News

Lesley Joins Rick Pitino for his Podcast

Lesley joins Rick Pitino’s pod cast to share 40-years of memories with long-time friend Rick Pitino. Their friendship had its origins when Lesley was a sports beat writer for the Boston Globe and covered Boston University where Rick Pitino was the basketball coach.