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.
For more information about Burwell’s life/ career visit: stltoday.com
— Steve Kymes (@smkymes) December 4, 2014
— NutsAndBoltsSports (@NutsAndBoltsSP) December 4, 2014
Sad to here the passing of Bryan Burwell, when I say GREAT man, great man.. God now has his Editor in Chief..
— Reggie Miller (@ReggieMillerTNT) December 4, 2014
Bryan Burwell was a good a man, a great writer, and the ultimate professional. It was a honor to work with him and pleasure to know him.
— Andrew Siciliano (@AndrewSiciliano) December 4, 2014
Rest in peace, Bryan Burwell. His legacy is one all sportswriters should strive to match.
— Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) December 4, 2014