The Baltimore Sun has been recognized in the 2017 Associated Press Sports Editors national contest for having a Top 10 website and a Top 10 special section (Orioles season preview).
The Sun competes in the largest circulation category: 175,000 and above. The awards were announced this week at the organization's winter conference in St. Petersburg, Fla.
It’s the fourth year in a row The Sun has been recognized as Top 10 in the special sections category. It’s the first time for the website honor.
The rest of the Top 10 for special sections: The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Detroit Free Press, Los Angeles Times, Tampa Bay Times, Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Mercury News.
The rest of the Top 10 for website: The Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, ESPN, Los Angeles Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, The New York Times, Philly.com, Sports Illustrated and The Washington Post.