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FSWA announces 2021 award finalists
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Written by Andy Behrens   

The Fantasy Sports Writers Association announced finalists for our 2021 writing and media awards on Friday, January 21. This is our eighteenth awards season and we now recognize analysts across 23 distinct categories. Congratulations to all finalists. Winners will be announced on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio in February.

BEST FANTASY VIDEO, SHORT-FORM
James Koh on DIRECTV
Lawrence Jackson Jr. on NBC Sports Edge
Fantasy Football Survival Kit, Matt Harmon
NFL Fantasy Shorts, Alan Seslowsky
Ekeler's Edge, Liz Loza & Austin Ekeler


BEST FANTASY VIDEO, LONG-FORM
Mean Streets, Chris Meaney
DIRECTV Fantasy Zone
A Good Football Show: On The Clock
Yahoo Fantasy Football Live
How To Win at Best Ball: 10 Tips & Tricks, Peter Overzet


BEST FANTASY RADIO SHOW
Fantasy Alarm with Howard Bender & Jim Bowden
The Jeff Ratcliffe Show
Fade The Noise, Brad Evans & Brandon Funston
The Fantasy Show on Sportsnet
RotoWire Fantasy Sports Today


BASKETBALL WRITER OF THE YEAR
Aaron Bruski 
Dan Palyo 
Eric Wong


GOLF WRITER OF THE YEAR
Bryan DeCorte
Patrick Mayo 
Spencer Aguiar


RACING WRITER OF THE YEAR
Matt Selz
Scott Engel 
Brian Polking


HOCKEY WRITER OF THE YEAR
Janet Eagleson 
Sean Allen 
Shayna Goldman


COLLEGE SPORTS WRITER OF THE YEAR
John McKechnie 
Ryan Clifford
Joe Harmon & Bryan Mounce at CBB DFS


SOCCER WRITER OF THE YEAR
Ryan Belongia 
Jamie Steed 
Andrew Laird


PLAYER NOTES WRITER OF THE YEAR
Patrick Daugherty 
Jeff Erickson 
Mike Doria  
Jonas Nader 
Keith Hernandez


DFS WRITER OF THE YEAR
T.J. Hernandez 
Pat Mayo 
Len Hochberg  
Erik Halterman
Ryan Andrade 
Cody Main


BEST RESEARCH ARTICLE
Pat Kerrane 
Ed DeCaria 
Carlos Marcano


BEST FANTASY PODCAST, ALL/MULTIPLE SPORTS
Ante Up
Establish The Run NBA
Roundball Stew
The Pat Mayo Experience
The Heat Check


BEST BASEBALL PUBLICATION
NBC Sports Edge Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide
Baseball Forecaster
Minor League Baseball Analyst
RotoWire Fantasy Baseball


BEST BASEBALL PODCAST
Hacks & Jacks 
Circling the Bases
Rates & Barrels
Pitcher List Fantasy Baseball
The Sleeper and the Bust


BEST BASEBALL ONGOING SERIES
Elliott Baas 
Eric Samulski 
Matt Williams


BEST BASEBALL ARTICLE
Kenyatta Storin 
Blair Williams
John Laghezza


BASEBALL WRITER OF THE YEAR
Steve Gardner 
Scott Engel 
Kenyatta Storin 
Eric Cross 
Carlos Marcano


BEST FOOTBALL PUBLICATION
FTN Rookie Scouting Guide 
NBC Sports Edge Fantasy Football Draft Guide
Harris Football Player Profile Almanac
Fantasy Football Consistency Guide
RotoWire Fantasy Football


BEST FOOTBALL PODCAST
Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast
The Harris Football Podcast
A Good Football Show
Fantasy Footballers
The Late-Round Podcast
The Underdog Fantasy Football Show


BEST FOOTBALL ONGOING SERIES
Eric Samulski 
Antonio Losada 
Brad Evans 
Corbin Young 
Liz Loza 
Pat Thorman


BEST FOOTBALL ARTICLE
Jeff Paur 
J.J. Zachariason 
Brandon Gdula 
Michael Florio 
Jody Smith 
Matt Schauf


FOOTBALL WRITER OF THE YEAR
T.J. Hernandez 
Michael Florio 
J.J. Zachariason 
Antonio Losada
Andrew Cooper 
Denny Carter 
Jake Tribbey