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AFL: Blaze owner Kim Brown does things her way
Arena Football League » New Utah Blaze owner Kim Brown is a self-made woman in a testosterone-fueled world.

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The Blaze are under Kim Brown’s protective umbrella, and the Texas-born-and-raised owner is driven to leave her stamp and tackle anything that lays ahead.

She remains "fourth-and-goal" even as the boss.

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A closer look

Blaze owner Kim Brown

Age » 54. Hometown » Houston

College » BYU

Sports background » Dad was a football coach. Twin brothers were a quarterback-wide receiver tandem. High school cheerleader, ran track and played volleyball.

Career » Started in ad sales at KCPX radio in 1986 and eventually moved up the ladder, working at FM100 and KUTV. Started marketing agency Kim Brown & Associates in March 2000.

Blaze » Became majority owner of the team in March 2013, partnering with Logan Hunter, among others. Purchased majority of shares from previous owner Kim Murdock.

Sharks at Blaze

At EnergySolutions Arena

Kickoff » Saturday, 7 p.m.

TV » CBS Sports Network. Radio » 97.5 FM

Records » Blaze 4-7; Sharks 8-4

About the Sharks » Jacksonville is 1-4 against National Conference opponents. … Starting quarterback Bernard Morris has been placed on the inactive reserve list. Kyle Rowley is expected to make the start. He threw for 1,153 yards this season while at Orlando.

About the Blaze » Utah’s defense has allowed 253.1 yards a game, which is third in the league. … In their last game, receivers Braylon Bell and A.J. Jackson combined for 12 catches and 158 yards.

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"Me being a woman, especially in Utah, makes it even a little more complicated," she said, "but I saw it as a dream and a goal and you know what, I’m going to make this happen and do it with my personality."


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