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Former Ohio State pitcher, ESPN director dead at 42

WINSTON SALEM, NC — A former pitcher for Ohio State University and employee at ESPN died over the weekend.

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Kyle Brown, 42, suffered a medical emergency Saturday at the NCAA Baseball Super Regional in Winston Salem, NC, and passed away.

He won two Sports Emmy Awards while working in a multitude of sports from baseball and basketball to Monday Night Football and college football, ESPN wrote on social media.

The NCAA also offered its condolences.

“The Division I Baseball Committee and NCAA staff send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Kyle Brown and ESPN,” they said on social media. “We will be supportive of any adjustments that our broadcast partner ESPN must make during this difficult time.”

Brown was a captain of the 2003 Ohio State Baseball team. He was a member of the basketball and football teams in Washington Court House and a three-time all-state, all-district, and all-league selection.

He is survived by his wife Megan and their four children.

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