Seattle Sports Commission Nominees

 12/06/2010: SEATTLE, WA – December 6, 2010 – The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) today announces the nominees for the 76th Annual Sports Star of the Year awards. Every January, this event honors the best athletes, coaches, media personalities, stories, sports executives and others in Washington state during the previous year.  Since its creation in 1936 by Royal Brougham, legendary Seattle Post-Intelligencer sports editor, there have been nearly 100 Sports Stars honored. Once an individual has been named a Sports Star, they become part of an elite ensemble, grouped with some of best sports icons in our region’s history. Sports fans can vote for their favorite nominee in the Professional, Male, Female and Sports Story of the Year categories online at The public is encouraged to vote through Friday, January 21, 2011. Winners will be announced during the show on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at Benaroya Hall. Ariana Kukors is a nominee in the category of "Female Sports Star of the Year.