Keith Russell

Keith Russell

Keith Russell joined CBS 11 in March 2015 from WTXF in Philadelphia, where he hosted Eagles pre- and post-game shows for the 2014 season.

It was Russell’s second stint in Philadelphia, as he was 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 his time at WPVI, Russell spent more than five years as an anchor at ESPN. He also had stops as a sportscaster at CNN/HLN and a news anchor in Washington, D.C.

 When he’s 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.

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BLOG: Jared Leto Is Driven to Achieve Unity

Riding as a passenger with two-time NASCAR winner Tyler Reddick, Leto says the experience of going over 170 miles per hour was truly intense.

04/04/2018

Troy Aikman Becomes First Draft Pick In Jerry Jones Era

Troy Aikman was the first NFL Draft pick for the Cowboys after Jerry Jones bought the team, and it made Dallas super once again.

04/01/2018

Dallas Cowboys Host Military Draft Combine

The event is designed to help assist service members who are transitioning back to civilian life and find meaningful working opportunities.

04/01/2018

Marcus Garrett: From Skyline HS To The Final Four

When the Kansas Jayhawks step onto the court in San Antonio Saturday night against Villanova, they’ll do it with a freshman who was made for this moment.

03/30/2018

BLOG: The Opening Day Experience

The exhilaration of Opening Day is something everyone should experience at least once, says CBS11’s Keith Russell.

03/29/2018

Big 12 Basketball Stars Get Post Season Honors

Keenan Evans, Trae Young and Mo Bamba all lead their teams to the NCAA Tournament.

03/27/2018

Dallas Stars Create Special Moment For Fan Battling Leukemia

On team photo day, Stars defenseman John Klingberg made one young man’s wildest dreams come true.

03/27/2018

Texas Tech’s Keenan Evans’ Family Feeling Sweet

CBS11 Sports had a chance to catch up with Keenan Evans’ parents before they left for Boston where Texas Tech meets Purdue in the Sweet 16 Friday night.

03/22/2018

TCU Can’t Wait For Showtime In Detroit

CBS11 Sports reporter Keith Russell is in Detroit with the team and fans.

03/15/2018

Hungry Horned Frogs Arrive In Detroit For NCAA Tournament

Head Coach Jamie Dixon is preaching one message to the team. “You are good enough to be here and beat anyone,” he said.

03/14/2018

Why TCU’s Kenrich Williams Is ‘Cutting Edge’

Senior forward Kenrich Williams is ready for the national stage with his highly criticized hairstyle known as the “Shag.”

03/07/2018

TCU’s Jamie Dixon Marches Into The Madness

TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon can think back to 1987 when he was a guard on the last Frogs team to win an NCAA tournament game. 31 years later, he’s poised to see this current TCU team end the drought.

03/04/2018

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