Play By Play Announcers
Larry Kahn, the founder of Sports USA is the network’s primary NFL play-by-play broadcaster. A sportscaster with more than three decades of experience, and recipient of the prestigious Los Angeles Press Club Award for best sports reporting, Kahn was previously the radio voice of the USC Trojans. He has called the play-by-play for the Rose Bowl, College World Series, and also served as a play by play announcer for the Anaheim Angels.
Bob Fitzgerald joined Sports USA in 2009 as an NFL play-by-play announcer. Fitzgerald is well known throughout the San Francisco Bay Area sports scene as the television voice of the Golden State Warriors and co-host of the popular “Fitz and Brooks” radio show on KNBR 680. During his tenure with the Warriors, the broadcast team has received eight nominations and won two Emmys for “Best Live Sports Broadcast.”
John Ahlers joined Sports USA in 2012 as a college football play by play announcer. Since 2003, Ahlers has been the television play by play voice of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks. Prior to the Ducks, Ahlers held similar positions with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the International Hockey League’s Detroit Vipers, and Michigan State. While with the Vipers he received numerous awards, including the IHL Broadcaster of the Year in 1995 and Emmys for Best Sports Broadcasts in 1995, 1998 and most recently in 2003 for Best Live Sports Broadcast during Game 4 against Detroit in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts joined Sports USA in 2008 as a play-by-play announcer and game analyst. Fouts played 15 years with the San Diego Chargers, where he was a six-time Pro Bowl selection. He set an NFL record with 4,082 yards passing in 1979 and extended it to 4,715 yards in 1980 and to 4,802 yards in 1981.His 43,040 total passing yards made him the second most prolific passer in NFL history when he retired following the 1987 season. Fouts was named the NFL MVP in 1982, and was named AFC Player of the Year in both 1979 and 1982.He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993, his first year of eligibility.
Adam Amin came to Sports USA in 2012 as a play-by-play announcer for NFL and college football games. Since 2011, Amin has served as a play-by-play commentator for ESPN, working on regular season and postseason coverage of football and basketball, as well as NCAA tournament action for volleyball, wrestling, baseball, and softball. He also contributes to ESPN Radio’s coverage of Major League Baseball, college football, and college basketball. He joined ESPN in 2011 at age 24, becoming one of the youngest play-by-play announcers ever to handle a full slate of nationally broadcasted sporting events. In 2009, he was a finalist for the Jim Nantz Award and honored as one of the top five collegiate sportscasters in America.
Eli Gold joined Sports USA in 2003 as a play-by-play announcer for NFL and college football games. Eli is the football play-by-play voice of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide and a member of NASCAR’s Motor Racing Network (MRN). Eli is a four-time “Alabama Sportscaster of the Year” as voted by his peers in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He was twice named “Alabama Sportscaster of the Year” by the Associated Press and once earned the same honor from United Press International.