We are a network of sports media professionals in Metro Detroit geared toward community outreach and mentoring support. As a 501(c)(3) our primary mission is raise funds to grant scholarships to students both entering and enrolled in college.
It is with shock and sadness that we share the news of the untimely death of longtime Detroit Sports Media Association Member Richard Curbelo. As reported byDeadline Detroi (full article), Rich passed away suddenly on January 21st due to complications while undergoing a routine colonoscopy.
Rich founded and reported for InDBeat Sportsand posted stories on YouTube. His kindness, generosity and passion for covering professional and collegiate sports in Southeast Michigan will be fondly remembered and missed in our organization.
We will share more details as they become available.
We extend our deepest sympathies to Rich's mother, fiancee, family and friends.