120 Sports Talent
After starting his career in the heartland nearly 20 years ago, Michael Kim brings his passion for sports and expertise to the nation's fans from coast-to-coast. By way of Missouri, Kim launched his career in sports broadcasting in 1996, where he was one of the original hires for ESPNews. Over the next eighteen years, Kim matured from a rookie to one of the most respected names in sports broadcasting. Kim now brings his expertise and sports passion to 120 Sports as its lead host.
Dave Ross brings a Washington D.C. intensity and love for talking sports to the 120 Sports team. A man of many caps, Ross has worked as a producer, reporter, author, and, most importantly, sports anchor throughout his career. Ross also served six years in the United States Marine Corps, and was deployed in the ground war in Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm. And yes, he still found the time to talk sports before, during, and after the war.
Tyler Jacobs, a digital native himself and a rising star as a sports host, brings his talents from Columbia, Missouri, where he was a sports anchor and director. A natural born entertainer, Jacobs adds a tireless energy for all things sports to the 120 Sports family. A University of Missouri alumni, Jacobs grew up following a variety of sports across the nation and around the world. Away from the sports scene, you can find Tyler watching Food Network/Cooking Channel and finessing his culinary skills.
Bryant McFadden, former cornerback at Florida State University, was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 62nd overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. Over six seasons with the Steelers, McFadden was an integral part of two Super Bowl championship teams (Super Bowl XL and Super Bowl XLIII). Prior to becoming a standout collegiate athlete and Super Bowl champion though, McFadden was a youth with a passion for many sports and a fan of teams and athletes across the country.
Dylan McGorty has settled nicely into his role as "sports-obsessed lunatic who firmly believes the athletes on TV can hear him." His passion: the debates, the predictions, the shared experiences; all drive his eagerness to engage with the sports community. From serious statistical analysis to the lighter side of comic relief, sports dispenses the perfect medicine to any situation, and McGorty is ready to serve it up in heaping doses, all in a Jersey accent.
Tim Doyle brings years of on the court experience to the 120 Sports team as a former basketball player at Northwestern University. After college, Tim transitioned from the hardwood to the analyst's chair, sharing his insights with The Big Ten Network and Campus Insiders, among others. Doyle's shoot from the hip style and quick wit brings an incomparable flavor to the broadcast.
Laura Britt gives her take on sports not only as a passionate spectator, but as an experienced reporter and studio host in the sports-crazed South. Growing up in Birmingham, AL, Britt was surrounded by rabid sports fans including at her alma mater, the University of Alabama- Birmingham. Britt combines her love for sports with a passion for modern media leveraging social media to gauge up-to-the-minute public opinion and will always let you know exactly what is trending now.
Clement Townsend joined the 120 Sports team in April of 2015. His broadcasting career began in San Angelo, TX at the CBS Affiliate KLST in 2001. During that time he served as the Weekend Sports Anchor and later the Sports Director. In 2006 Clement moved on to the NBC Affiliate Local 15 in Mobile, AL. In 2014 Clement moved to Lynchburg, VA to host a new sports show Game On. This daily 30 minute national sports show focused on athletes and their faith. Clement was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Whitney Young High School and graduated from Temple University in 2001 with a Degree in Communications. Clement and his wife Erica have a daughter named Janae. In his spare time Clement enjoys working out, going to the movies and comedy shows.
Danny Graves is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who excelled with both the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds earning two All-Star selections with the Reds. At the age of 22, Graves debuted with the Cleveland Indians in 1996 and after being traded to the Cincinnati Reds in 1997, starred as the team's saves leader four out of five years from 1999-2004. Graves approaches delivering insight to the viewers with the same preparedness and passion that he took the mound with.
Steve Phillips has spent his life in baseball. A New York Mets draftee and a minor leaguer for 7 seasons, Phillips moved to the New York Mets' front office in 1990 and climbed the ranks over 13 years with the team, serving as the Senior Vice President/General Manager from 1997-2003. Having a major hand in constructing the 2000 National League pennant winner, Phillips then moved into TV and Radio. He currently co-hosts the "Evan and Phillips in the Morning" show on SiriusXM radio, serves as a baseball insider on Canadian sports network, TSN and calls Mets games in New York in addition to providing his deep insight and baseball perspective to 120 Sports.
Rick is a former sports host of The Young Turks Network, a popular channel on YouTube and noted by many as the world's largest online news show. Strom has a passion for his alma-mater, Indiana University, European soccer, and any sporting event that takes place inside the "square circle".
Antoine Walker, drafted sixth overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics, won both a NCAA Men's Division I Basketball (Kentucky Wildcats-1996) and a NBA Championship (Miami Heat-2006) during an outstanding career that also included three All-Star appearances and an NBA All-Rookie Team selection in 1997. Walker brings a lifetime of basketball knowledge and on-the-court experience to 120 Sports as a basketball analyst.
Chelsea joins 120 Sports as a co-host/reporter on the 120 Sports Morning Run. Prior to joining 120, Chelsea served as a sports anchor and assistant producer at WUFT- TV as well as worked on feature projects for GatorVision and GatorZone.com, the University of Florida Athletic Association's online sports television website. Chelsea has also worked as a host of Andretti TV, an auto sport fan site, and will bring her wealth of sports knowledge to the 120 Sports team.
A Boston native with Chicago roots, Eric Edholm is a graduate of the University of Missouri and joined the 120 Sports team for the Football Fix in July 2014. He is a writer for Yahoo Sports' Shutdown Corner blog, covering the NFL. Eric has covered the league for 15 years, previously working for Pro Football Weekly and Sporting News and writing freelance for Wall Street Journal and other publications. His passions outside of sports include cooking, music, travel and working in references to This Is Spinal Tap and The Big Lebowski to his everyday life.
Laurence Holmes brought his passion for sports to WSCR radio in 1998. In 2008, he became the solo host for the night show where he's been talking, debating, and analyzing sports since. At WSCR, Laurence has hosted Pre and Post game broadcasts for the Chicago White Sox. From 2003-2012, Laurence spent countless hours as beat reporter for the Chicago Bears. His love for football grew. He wrote NFL preview for the Chicago Tribune and is a member of Pro Football Writers of America. As a DePaul Alumni, he was part of DePaul University's Men's Basketball Play by Play team from 2006-2012. Before joining the team at 120 Sports, Laurence was Sports Anchor and Host of "Sports Sunday" on NBC Chicago for three years. While at NBC Chicago, he hosted "Quest For the Cup", a Chicago Blackhawks Pre and Post game coverage. Laurence has broadcasted from the Final Four, Radio Row at Superbowl XLI, and was a finalist for Illinois Broadcasting Association's Radio Personality of the Year. He's been a guest on Fox News, MSNBC and CNN. Fun fact: Laurence is an avid comic book reader and doughnut connoisseur.