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John Saunders, Veteran ESPN Broadcaster, Dies at 61

John Saunders, Veteran ESPN Broadcaster, Dies at 61

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Wednesday, 10 August 2016 11:37 AM

 John Saunders, the veteran ESPN broadcaster of over 30 years, has died. He was 61.

His cause of death is unknown.

"John was an extraordinary talent and his friendly, informative style has been a warm welcome to sports fans for decades," said ESPN president John Skipper in a statement.

"He was one of the most significant and influential members of the ESPN family, as a colleague and mentor, and he will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his loved ones at this extremely difficult time."

Saunders is survived by wife Wanda and daughters Aleah and Jenna.

 

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