Larry Brown Sports is a privately-owned sports news publication reaching over 1 million monthly readers. The site was founded in January of 2007.
Site founder and owner Larry Brown is based in the Los Angeles area, while many of the staff writers are located throughout the United States, in cities such as Detroit, Boston and New York. Currently, the site has a staff of seven writers and contributors, and publishes on average 25 new stories per day.
You can go here to meet the entire Larry Brown Sports writing staff.
Larry Brown Sports’ content is regularly syndicated to appear on MSN and Apple News.
Larry Brown Sports has been cited and recognized by several major news publications, websites, TV shows and radio shows over the years.
Here are some of the citations Larry Brown Sports has received.
National Sports Outlets:
ESPN | Yahoo! | FOX Sports | USA Today | Sports Illustrated | Bleacher Report and here | Sporting News | CBS Sports | CBS News | NBC Sports | SB Nation and here | Huffington Post | The Score | Barstool Sports | Complex Sports
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Mentions on the Radio
LBS has received mentions on “The Jim Rome Show,” “The Dan Patrick Show,” “Jalen & Jacoby Show,” “The Sports Junkies,” “The Jorge Sedano Show,” “Mason & Ireland” and more national and local radio shows.
Larry Brown has appeared as a guest on numerous podcasts and radio shows across the country to provide expertise and analysis on top trending daily sports stories and industry news. Email Larry to have him as a guest on your show.
1080 The Team in Orlando | The Solid Verbal podcast | 1540 The Game in Houston | 1280 The Zone in Salt Lake City | 1320 KFAN in Salt Lake City | The Buzz in Tulsa | AM 830 in Los Angeles | Prime Cut on Yahoo Sports Radio | Las Vegas Sports Network | Law Flip podcast
Steve DelVecchio has appeared as a guest on numerous sports radio shows across the country to provide his expertise and analysis, particularly on the NFL. Email Steve to have him as a guest on your show.
Each item on the site must be the original thoughts of one of the writers, original reporting, a news report, or be sourced to a reputable website including but not limited to newspapers, magazines, and blogs that have demonstrated responsibility and accuracy in their works. Larry Brown Sports adheres to the AP writing style.
Brown brings 19 years of professional sports media experience to LBS. He is a former nationally-syndicated radio host and update anchor for FOX Sports Radio and Sporting News Radio. Brown is skilled at reviewing stories for credibility and authenticity. He has a B.S. from UCLA in the field of Communication Studies, with a specialty in Mass Media. He has written for AOL Sports and provided voiceover for NFL.com. Brown oversees what content is qualified to be published on the site and what items are unsuitable for the audience.
DelVecchio has been a professional sports writer and editor for over 10 years with Larry Brown Sports. He has a communications degree from UConn and previously wrote for “The Daily News of Newburyport.” DelVecchio helps oversee the site to ensure content meets the editorial standards.
Larry Brown – Founder, Publisher
Brown has 19 years of professional experience working in the sports media world. Prior to founding Larry Brown Sports, Brown served as a nationally-syndicated sports radio host and update anchor for FOX Sports Radio and Sporting News Radio. At 21 years of age when he began as an update anchor for FOX Sports Radio, he was the youngest nationally-syndicated voice on sports radio. Brown previously wrote for AOL Sports and contributed to Max Boxing. He also has served as a voice over talent for NFL.com. You can follow Brown on Twitter. You may read his full bio here.
Steve DelVecchio — Senior Editor, Senior Writer
DelVecchio is based out of the New England area and covers all sports. He joined the Larry Brown Sports staff in 2010 and was the second full-time staff member. DelVecchio graduated with a degree in Communications and Sports in Society from UConn, and he has written for “The Daily News of Newburyport.” You can follow DelVecchio on Twitter.
Grey Papke — Staff Writer
Papke is a staff writer based out of the Detroit area. He is a longtime fan of Detroit sports teams and an expert on the Tigers. Prior to Larry Brown Sports, Papke served as managing editor and writer at the Detroit Tigers-centric Walkoff Woodward. A soccer fanatic, Papke has co-hosted the American Cityzens podcast about Manchester City. You can follow Papke on Twitter.
Darryn Albert — Staff Contributor
Albert is a contributing writer and has published over 5,000 stories for Larry Brown Sports. Based out of the Los Angeles area, he is currently a third-year law student at Loyola Law School. He is also a graduate of UCLA, where he served as a sports talk show host for the campus radio station. His work has been featured on several other sports sites, including The Sports Quotient, Halos Heaven, and Fight Monger.
Dan Benton — Staff Contributor, NFL specialty
Benton is a 16-year journalist and member of the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA). Benton is based out of New York and a lifelong fan of the local teams, with a particular affinity for the Giants and Yankees. In addition to his work at Larry Brown Sports, Benton works for USA Today SMG, where he serves as the editor of Giants Wire. Benton has also worked for MSG, SNY, AOL Sports, and was the founder of Giants 101.
Jack Reining — Staff Contributor, NBA specialty
Reining is a longtime NBA fan and provides basketball analyst for Larry Brown Sports. He specializes in writing longform subject material for the site. You can follow him on Twitter @JackReining3.
Shane McNichol — Staff Contributor, College Basketball specialty
Shane McNichol covers college basketball and the NBA for Larry Brown Sports. He also blogs about basketball at Palestra Back and has contributed to Rush The Court, ESPN.com, and USA Today Sports Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @OnTheShaneTrain.
For information on past contributors and more, please visit the Larry Brown Sports writing staff page.
Though Larry Brown Sports is intended for an adult audience, several guidelines are followed when it comes to all content on the site. Cussing at LBS is kept to a minimum with most strong language being edited out. Nudity and violence is prohibited on the site. The extensive use of CAPS is highly discouraged while proper spelling and grammar are highly encouraged.
The audience is mostly college-educated sports fans with an age range varying from 18-55 mostly. Though most of the content revolves around sports, there are frequent references to the pop culture world which opens up LBS to a broader audience. There are regular commenters who liven up the site and provide interesting discussions on several topics.
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