Keith Russell is the CBS11 sports anchor on weekdays at 6 and 10pm.
He comes to DFW from WTXF in Philadelphia where he hosted Eagles pre and post game shows for the 2014 season. It was Russell’s 2nd stint in Philadelphia, having served as the primary sports anchor at WPVI for 7 years from 2005-2012. There, he hosted a top-rated live weekly high school football show and anchored wall to wall coverage of live events such as the Philadelphia Phillies’ World Series Championship in 2008.
Prior to WPVI, Russell spent more than five years as an anchor at ESPN.
He’s also had stops as a sportscaster at CNN/HLN and a news anchor in Washington D.C.
When not covering sports, Keith is an avid movie-watcher and bowler. You may run into him at the nearest discount store adding to his reputation of being the biggest bargain shopper.
CBS11 Sports was granted exclusive access to the Richmond Spiders’ practice on the night of their game against TCU that will determine which school heads to the NIT Final Four in New York City.
As the SMU Mustangs take a school record 30 wins into the NCAA tournament, they take conference player of the year and scholar of the year Semi Ojeleye onto the court with them.
As SMU embarks on the madness of March, Semi Ojeleye continues to shine bright even when he’s not in uniform.
This marks the fourth consecutive year that the Argyle girls basketball team will play in the state tournament.
Last September, Ryan Palmer took the longest break of his 14-year PGA Tour career. He stepped away from the game to be by his wife’s side as she started chemotherapy.
The UT Arlington Mavericks men’s basketball team is used to being downplayed. However, this year people are having to stop and take notice.
Ranked #1 in the state in Class 3A, the Trojans went undefeated in league play and are gearing up for the playoffs, which start next week.
The Raiders are ranked #1 in the state in class 6-A, and determined to do something that’s never been done in school history.
Derek Holland has been taking an hour long spinning class at the downtown Dallas YMCA that starts at 6 o’clock in the morning.
For Lauren Pitzer and Cody McCasland, a chance to represent our country is something they share in common.
Shoppers and Albertsons employees lined up to watch the making of a commercial starring Jason Witten.
The Bryan Adams High School basketball team only won four games last season, but they’re already the most improved team in the metroplex.