We at Deadspin can't bear the thought of hardworking, important, tell-it-like-it-is writers being denied the pleasure of winning major awards. That's why we were heartbroken to learn this week that Chris Jones, a former blogger and current writer for Esquire and ESPN and the winner of two (2) National Magazine Awards, was not listed as a finalist for the 2013 National Magazine Awards. It was the second year in a row that Jones was not nominated for his third National Magazine Award. So we've decided to bestow the second-ever Deadspin Good Writering Award to Chris Jones.
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