James Brown fields questions from the media at the CBS Sports Press Conference at the Super Bowl Xl Media Center in Miami, Florida on January 30, 2007. (Photo by Steve Grayson/Getty Images)

Happy 70th birthday to sportscaster James Brown!

Brown was born James Talmadge Brown on Feb. 25, 1951. Brown — who is he’s often called simply “J.B.” — is popular for being the host of “The James Brown Show,” “The NFL Today on CBS Sports” and “Thursday Night Football” on CBS Sports and NFL Network!

Here are some insightful interview with Brown!

Other celebrity birthdays:

Chelsea Handler (46)
Julio Iglesias, Jr., (48)
“Rudy” star Sean Astin (50)
Daniel Powter (50)
Tea Leoni (55)
Carrot Top (56 .. according to Wikipedia)
Ric Flair (72)
Sally Jessy Raphael (86)

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio. She started on the airwaves shortly after graduating from MSU. Anne has a passion for rock and metal, and she also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson! Anne covers the Detroit, Philadelphia and Las Vegas markets and beyond.