Tags: craig sager | dies | sports | broadcaster | cancer

Craig Sager, Longtime Turner Sportscaster, Dies From Cancer

Image: Craig Sager, Longtime Turner Sportscaster, Dies From Cancer

Legendary TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager is seen during Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

By    |   Friday, 16 Dec 2016 07:52 AM

Craig Sager, the Turner Sports NBA sideline reporter of more than 30 years who was known for his outlandish jackets and suits, has died at the age of 65 from acute myeloid leukemia.

Sager was a reporter with Turner Sports for more than 30 years and died Thursday, days after being inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

“There will never be another Craig Sager,” Turner President David Levy said, CNN reported. “His incredible talent, tireless work ethic and commitment to his craft took him all over the world covering sports.”

Sager is survived by his wife, Stacy, and five children: Kacy, Craig Jr., Krista, Riley, and Ryan.

Many people from his kids to NBA stars to his many fans took to Twitter to share their memories and condolences.

 

 

© 2017 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

 
1Like our page
2Share
TheWire
Craig Sager, the Turner Sports NBA sideline reporter of more than 30 years who was known for his outlandish jackets and suits, has died at the age of 65 from acute myeloid leukemia.
craig sager, dies, sports, broadcaster, cancer
326
2016-52-16
Friday, 16 Dec 2016 07:52 AM
Newsmax Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved