RENOWNED BAY AREA SPORTS COLUMNIST DAVE NEWHOUSE TO BE HONORED BY MULTI-ETHNIC SPORTS HALL OF FAME IN OAKLAND ON FEB. 28

Award-winning author and columnist will get recognition named for Wendell Smith, a journalist who campaigned for baseball’s integration in the early 20th century; ceremony also features induction of other Bay Area sports legends with a special award to 97-year-old sports editor George Ross for changing the face of professional sports in Oakland.