Larry Beil

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Larry Beil
OccupationAmerican sportscaster

Larry Beil is an American sportscaster.[1]


From 1996 to 1998, he was an anchor on SportsCenter, the flagship program of ESPN. Beil, who graduated from the University of Hawaii, introduced a new catch phrase after showing a home run: "Aloha means goodbye." He also appeared in a This is SportsCenter ad in which he was introduced by ring announcer Michael Buffer, as if he were about to compete in a boxing match. After leaving ESPN, Beil became the sports director at KGO-TV, the ABC O&O in San Francisco. He is also a sports columnist for Yahoo! and hosts a Yahoo! webcast with former Seattle Seahawk Joe Nash called SportStream. Prior to his work at ESPN, he was sports anchor and reporter at KTVU Channel 2 in Oakland and KGMB Channel 9 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Beil re-joined ESPN as a guest anchor for SportsCenter on August 3, 2016,[2] June 20, 2017 and August 2, 2017.


  1. ^ "MEET THE TEAM - Larry Beil". KGO-TV. Retrieved 13 November 2010.
  2. ^ Hall, Andy (2016-08-04). ""Aloha means aloha!" - Larry Beil returns to SportsCenter - ESPN Front Row". ESPN Front Row. Retrieved 2017-04-08.