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LAT Once Again a ‘Top 10’ Sports Section

Winners of the 2011 Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest have been announced. And when it comes to daily newspapers with a circulation of 175,000 or more, the LA Times finds itself once again in good company.

The paper, for the second year in a row, was deemed to have one of the nation’s "Top 10" sports sections. Also named this year in that category were:

Boston Globe
Chicago Tribune
Dallas Morning News
Denver Post
Kansas City Star
Los Angeles Times
Newark Star-Ledger
New York Times
Philadelphia Inquirer
USA TODAY

Other APSE awards garnered this year by the Times include Breaking News (Bill Shaikin), Explanatory (David Wharton, Baxter Holmes) and Beat Reporting (Gary Klein). Congrats to all.

[Full list of winners here]

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