Dan Jenkins Wins The Red Smith Award

Hard to believe Dan Jenkins hasn't already won this one, but the AP Sports Editors finally came through with the profession's highest honor.

Gerry Ahern of AP reports and shares some highlights from Jenkins' work, including this advice to sports writers.

“You don’t need to be funny if you’re covering an event that overwhelms you with its drama and excitement.” he said. “When you have to be funny is when it’s a bore. That’s when you have to tapdance.”