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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Larry Brown Bio

Larry Brown DP studio

Brown is the founder of Larry Brown Sports and one of the preeminent figures in the digital sports industry. Using his extensive background in sports media, he has built Larry Brown Sports into one of the largest, most successful independently-owned sports blogs in the country.

Brown has worked in sports media for over 14 years, beginning with his time as a student in the communications department at UCLA. His background includes nine years working in national sports talk radio for networks such as FOX Sports Radio and Sporting News Radio. He served as an update anchor and show host during his radio career, hosting all day parts including mornings, mid-days, evenings, overnights and weekends.

Brown founded Larry Brown Sports in Jan. 2007 and took the operation full-time in 2010 when additional staff members were hired.

In addition to running and managing Larry Brown Sports, Brown’s resume includes a host of other notable on-air and writing positions.

Brown has provided voiceovers for NFL highlights on NFL.com. He has written for AOL Sports’ FanHouse, covering baseball, football and serving as the site’s official NFL handicapper. An avid baseball and boxing fan, he has also contributed to MLB.tv and MaxBoxing.

Brown graduated from UCLA in 2005 with a B.S. in Communication Studies.

Brown was an accomplished baseball player during his youth. You can see some of his old newspaper clips below:

3/23/2000 – LB throws four-hitter to beat Verdugo Hills
3/30/2000 – LB strikes out 9 in win over Canoga Park
4/6/2000 – LB throws four-hit shutout against Hollywood
3/3/2001 – LB tops Thousand Oaks
3/8/2001 – LB strikes out 8 in win over Calabasas
3/21/2001 – 4-for-4 with 3 RBIs at Canoga Park