Brad Pye Jr.

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Brad Pye Jr. (June 11, 1931 – July 5, 2020) was an American sports journalist, broadcaster, and Los Angeles community activist. He was the first recognized African-American sportswriter in Southern California and the first African-American scout for the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers. He was born in Plain Dealing, Louisiana.

He was sports director for major African-American radio stations KGFJ, KACE, KDAY, and KJLH, and was sports editor for the Los Angeles Sentinel for nearly 30 years.

Pye died in his sleep on July 5, 2020,[1] at his home in Los Angeles, aged 89.

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