As news hit on May 18th that legendary DFW sports journalist Roger B. Brown passed away days after his 61st birthday, many of his friends and former media colleagues took to social media to express their feelings about the beloved “Roger B.”
My world just got rocked 30 minutes ago when Alicia Young, the sister of sports journalist Roger B. Brown, called to tell me that he died today,” Roland S. Martin wrote in an Instagram post.
Roger B. Brown wasn’t just a colleague of mine at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and KKDA-AM, he was also my Alpha Phi Alpha brother.
Another former colleague, longtime Star-Telegram Cowboys beat writer Clarence Hill Jr., wrote a Facebook post accompanied by a picture of Roger B. and a post from his sister breaking the news of his death.
“Prayers to the family of the legendary Roger B. Brown, former Star-Telegram columnist—NBA writer, former longtime talk show host on Soul 73 KKDA.