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Richard Deitsch
January 21, 2002
With Fox airing the Super Bowl on Feb. 3, we checked in with the amiable James Brown, 50, the host and traffic cop for Fox's NFL Sunday.
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January 21, 2002

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With Fox airing the Super Bowl on Feb. 3, we checked in with the amiable James Brown, 50, the host and traffic cop for Fox's NFL Sunday.

SI: You went to Harvard, correct?

Brown: Yes.

SI: That means you're the smartest guy on the set after Jimmy Kimmel?

Brown: If that were the case, Harvard would be asking for the sheepskin back.

SI: If James Brown is the hardest-working man in show business, what's James Brown of Fox Sports?

Brown: I've been called the hardest-working man in sports, but I'm not too pleased with the title the Godfather of Sports. I think of myself as hip and relevant, though my daughter [20-year-old Katrina] says on my next birthday she's giving me a gift certificate for a senior citizens' home.

SI: What's the better Terry Bradshaw movie: The Cannon ball Run or Smokey and the Bandit II?

Brown: Anybody who has difficulty sleeping should fire up one of those flicks.

SI: Did you know Howie Long was in the movie 3000 Miles to Graceland?

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