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Published June 16, 2011
SKY'S THE LIMIT: The event directors of the NFL Broadcast Boot Camp for the first time will select a top performer to serve as a studio analyst on Sky Sports in the U.K. during one regular-season Sunday. The camp, which runs from June 20-23 at the NFL Films HQs in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is directed by the NFL Player Engagement and NFL Broadcasting departments. Sky Sports is the primary NFL broadcaster in the U.K. (NFL).
NETTING AWARDS: ESPN has received four '11 National Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association, including the first for a sports entry in the Investigative Reporting category. ESPN's other awards were for Audio Feature Reporting and Audio Sports Reporting in the Radio Network grouping, and for Writing in the Television Network grouping (ESPN).
SAYING GOODBYE: Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist Ashley Fox has left the paper after 11 years, and wrote her last column on Tuesday. She will "become the NFL columnist for ESPN.com" next month (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 6/14).