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KMOJ DJ the new voice for Minnesota Lynx — ‘Big Sy’ Huff joins the small club of Black pro sports announcers

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Charles Hallman Staff Writer

A couple of weeks ago, Minneapolis native Saeed “Big Sy” Huff joined a select group: Blacks who work as public address announcers at pro sporting events across the country. Google sadly couldn’t answer the question on how many Black PA announcers because there are so few: Atlanta, however, might be the only U.S. city to have two Blacks on the mike at their pro games: Vince Bailey for the WNBA’s Dream, and Ryan Cameron for the NBA’s Hawks. Legendary John Mason has been the Pistons’ voice since 2001, and Kyle Speller has been doing the same for the Denver Nuggets for six seasons. Renel Brooks-Moon might be the only Black major league baseball announcer as she does San Francisco Giants games. We lucked up and discovered Gary Young, now an on-air personality at Atlanta’s KISS-FM. Continue Reading →

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