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ESPN’s Chris Mortensen has passed away

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

ESPN personality Chris Mortensen has passed away. He was 72.

An official cause of death has not been confirmed yet. ESPN announced his passing on Sunday.

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Mortensen was known for his NFL coverage. He went into journalism, according to reports, after he realized that he could not play sports beyond the high school level.

He had been with ESPN since 1991. In the later years, he would take less of a presence as Adam Schefter would get much of the limelight.

In recent years, he defeated cancer. If is unclear at this time if his previous cancer diagnosis came back and resulted in his death.

Before joining ESPN, he was employed by The National and the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso IIIhttps://thecapitalsportsreport.com
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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