Latest Awards and Recognition Association Stories

2011-07-28 12:04:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turns out the cliche' "those were the good old days" might not be too far off, according to sentiments revealed in the sixth annual Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) www.arasportsmanshipaward.com survey on the state of sportsmanship. The 2011 survey of 1,000 Americans, fielded by TNS Worldwide, revealed that 71% percent of Americans believe that the state of sportsmanship is worse now, than when they were growing up. But, unlike the...

2010-12-01 15:12:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The eyes of Texas and the rest of the U.S. are smiling on University of Texas Longhorns' defensive end Sam Acho today as he's announced as the 2010 recipient of the ARA Sportsmanship Award, presented by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) www.arasportsmanshipaward.com. The ARA Sportsmanship Award is the only national award that recognizes an athlete's character as it relates to sportsmanship and is presented to the NCAA Bowl...

2010-11-30 14:02:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Awards and Recognition Association announces the recipient of this year's ARA WHAT: Sportsmanship Award. As the only national award that recognizes an athlete's character as it relates to sportsmanship, the ARA Sportsmanship Award is presented to the NCAA...

2010-10-27 15:02:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Award season is upon us and in the spirit of recognition, the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) announces the top 10 finalists for its sixth annual sportsmanship award www.arasportsmanshipaward.com, given to one outstanding NCAA Division I collegiate football player who best personifies the spirit of sportsmanship. The 2010 Sportsmanship Award recipient will be chosen from 10 finalists and announced this November. Previous winners are...

2010-09-15 11:36:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The records don't stand alone, at least that's what Americans are saying when it comes to athlete's behavior, according to the fifth annual national sportsmanship survey from the Awards and Recognition Association (www.arasportsmanshipaward.com) and TNS Worldwide Research. Eighty five percent say players should be recognized for talent and sportsmanship (versus one or the other). Recognition is heavily weighted among this year's respondents, with...

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