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CBS broadcaster James Brown wins Rozelle award

CBS sportscaster James Brown, center, will be honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August. (Richard Shotwell / Associated Press)
CBS sportscaster James Brown, center, will be honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August. (Richard Shotwell / Associated Press)

CANTON, Ohio – CBS broadcaster James Brown won the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award presented by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the organization announced Thursday.

The award recognizes “long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football.”

Brown will be presented with the award at the hall’s enshrinement ceremony Aug. 6.

Brown hosts “The NFL Today” on CBS, and “Thursday Night Football,” aired on CBS and NFL Network. He’s a three-time Emmy Award winner. He also is a special correspondent for CBS News and contributes to programs such as “60 Minutes” and “CBS This Morning.”

The award is named for former NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle.


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