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Black Broadcasting Pioneer Gone at age 81:Remember ‘The NFL Today’ on CBS, with Brent Musburger, Irv Cross and Phyllis George??? CBS Sports mourns the loss of Irv Cross

PHILADELPHIA — Irv Cross, the former NFL defensive back who became the first Black man to work full-time as a sports analyst on national television, died Sunday. He was 81. from CBSPhilly.com: The Philadelphia Eagles, the team Cross spent his six of his nine NFL seasons with, said Cross’ son, Matthew, confirmed his father died Black Broadcasting Pioneer Gone at age 81:Remember ‘The NFL Today’ on CBS, with Brent Musburger, Irv Cross and Phyllis George??? CBS Sports mourns the loss of Irv Cross