The Buffalo News has won a national award for sports section design.
The Society for News Design presented its Award for Excellence for 2005 in sports to The News for its trio of covers on the NFL Preview section. Sports Designer Vince Chiaramonte designed the covers, which focused on Willis McGahee, Lee Evans and J.P. Losman.
The covers will appear in the society's annual book, "The Best of Newspaper Design."
Chiaramonte has been at The News for eight years. His work in the sports section has been cited by the society and appeared in two previous editions of "The Best of Newspaper Design."