DETROIT- Fred McLeod, who worked as a sportscaster for decades in Detroit, has died. He was 67.
McLeod most recently was working as a play-by-play announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He had been with the Cavaliers since 2006.
"It is with the most extreme sadness that the Cleveland Cavaliers share that Cavs and Fox Sports Ohio play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod died suddenly Monday evening,"reads a statement from the Cavaliers. "The entire Cavaliers organization mourns the loss of their great friend and teammate."
McLeod had just returned to Detroit to cover the Lions preseason games this past month.