Sterling Newman Brewer (born December 15, 1925 in Davidson County, Tennessee; died September 30, 2016 was a radio and television personality, known for hosting Live Studio Wrestling from Municipal Auditorium, and also the owner of Sterling Advertising and AAA Clock Repair.
Brewer was the 5th of 6 sons born to Charles Richard and Robbie Dearing (Ward) Brewer of Tennessee. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in December 1943 and trained for service as a surgical technician in as a surgical technician in New Guinea the Philippines, and Japan during World War II.
He worked at WAPI-AM radio and later WAPI-TV as a reporter, anchor, weatherman, salesman and sports director. He also hosted the children's show "The Balloon Goon for WAPI in 1956–1957. In the late 1950s he was chosen as ringside announcer and on-air host for "Live Studio Wrestling". He remained with the program when it moved to WBMG-TV in 1965 and remained until it stopped airing in 1972. Brewer was known for his sign-off, "Be a good sport and give God a chance."
After retiring from his other businesses, he continued to drive a school bus for Hoover City Schools. He also volunteered at American Village in Montevallo, and participated in the veterans focus group that was consulted for the National Veterans Shrine there.
- Garrison, Greg (October 6, 2016) "Ex-TV wrestling announcer, WWII vet, Hoover bus driver, left a silver-voiced legacy." The Birmingham News