Ten organizations earned Triple Crown honors, with top 10 recognition in three of the four section/website categories. The APSE contest, voted on by sports editors and writers from across the nation, honored the best work in 2020.

The Los Angeles Times, The Seattle Times, the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Spokesman-Review earned Grand Slam honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors’ contest, which was held remotely because of the pandemic. APSE’s winter conference had been scheduled for Orlando, Fla. in February.

Los Angeles and Seattle competed in Division A, which included the nation’s largest publications (94,000 and over in daily circulation, or 2 million unique monthly web visitors), while Las Vegas competed in Division B and the Spokesman-Review competed in Division C.

The APSE contest, voted on by sports editors and writers from across the nation, honored the best work in 2020.

Ten organizations earned Triple Crown honors, with top 10 recognition in three of the four section/website categories. They are:

Division A: Star Tribune (Minneapolis); The Washington Post; The Advocate/Times-Picayune (Baton Rouge/New Orleans, La.).

Division B: Indianapolis Star; The Oklahoman; The Buffalo News; The Tennessean (Nashville); Omaha World-Herald.

Division C: The News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.); The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.).

The Los Angeles Times (Division A) and the Indianapolis Star (Division B) each earned 10 Top 10 awards to set the pace in their divisions in the writing, video, and photo contest. The State (Columbia, S.C.) led Division C with nine, and The Mercury (Manhattan, Kan.) led Division D with eight.

Winners will receive their awards at the APSE summer conference in Las Vegas (Aug. 15-18).

Here are the section results, with papers listed in alphabetical order:

DIVISION A

DAILY SECTION

Houston Chronicle

Kansas City Star

Los Angeles Times

Tampa Bay Times

The Advocate/Times-Picayune

The New York Times

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Seattle Times 

The Washington Post

USA Today

SUNDAY SECTION

Houston Chronicle

Los Angeles Times Times

Newsday

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Star Tribune

The Advocate/Times-Picayune

The Boston Globe

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Seattle Times

The Washington Post

SPECIAL SECTION

Detroit Free Press

Los Angeles Times

Newsday

Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

The Advocate/Times-Picayune

The Chicago Tribune

The Dallas Morning News

The Denver Post

The Kansas City Star

The Seattle Times

DIVISION B

DAILY SECTION

Indianapolis Star 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Omaha World-Herald

Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Baltimore Sun

The Buffalo News

The Oklahoman

The Patriot-News

The Record

The Tennessean

SUNDAY SECTION

Indianapolis Star

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Omaha World-Herald

Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Buffalo News

The Charlotte Observer

The Gazette (Colorado Springs)

The Oklahoman

The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

The Tennessean

SPECIAL SECTION

Knoxville News Sentinel

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Omaha World-Herald

The Baltimore Sun

The Buffalo News

DIVISION C

DAILY SECTION

Altoona Mirror

Champaign News-Gazette

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Citizens’ Voice

The Desert Sun (Palm Spring, Calif.)

The Post-Standard

The Roanoke Times

The Spokesman-Review

The State (Columbia, S.C.)

The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

C and D combined SUNDAY SECTION

Champaign News-Gazette

Naples Daily News

News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.)

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Citizens’ Voice 

The Desert Sun

The Herald-Times

The Spokesman-Review

The State

The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

C and D combined SPECIAL SECTION

Champaign News-Gazette

South Bend Tribune

The Roanoke Times 

The Spokesman Review

Wyoming Tribune Eagle

DIVISION D

DAILY SECTION

Laramie Boomerang

Lewiston Sun Journal

Savannah Morning News

The Sentinel

Williamsport (Pa.) Sun-Gazette

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