Post-Dispatch sports columnist Bryan Burwell dies at 59

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported the passing of longtime sports columnist, Bryan Burwell.

Burwell died Thursday morning following a short battle with cancer.

He began his career with the Post-Dispatch in 2002. Burwell also contributed to 101 ESPN Radio, and was nationally known for his appearances on ESPN's The Sports Reporter and Jim Rome Is Burning.

He was 59.

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