Stan Savran was a name synonymous with sports in Pittsburgh. Savran was known best for the long-running “SportsBeat” regional cable show, which he hosted for nearly 20 years in the 1990s and early 2000s, most of them alongside good friend Guy Junker.

Born in Chicago, Savran grew up in Pittsburgh and attended the University of Pittsburgh where he worked as the sports director for the campus radio station. He then worked as a sports anchor for various television stations across the country before returning to Pittsburgh in the mid-1980s.

Savran was passionate about Pittsburgh sports, and it showed in his work on “SportsBeat”. The show covered all aspects of Pittsburgh sports, from the Steelers to the Pirates to the Penguins. Savran brought his wit, insight, and humor to each episode, making him a beloved figure in the Pittsburgh sports community.

In addition to his work on “SportsBeat”, Savran also hosted a radio show on Pittsburgh’s ESPN 970 AM called “Savran on Sports”. He was also a regular contributor to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he wrote a sports column.

Savran’s impact on the Pittsburgh sports community cannot be overstated. He was a