Sportscaster Craig Sager Dead at 65 After Battle with Leukemia

Famed sportscaster Craig Sager has passed away after a long battle with a form of leukemia.

He was 65.

via TMZ:

Turner Sports announced his passing on Thursday. He was diagnosed back in 2014, but continued working for Turner Sports, covering NBA and MLB games through this past summer.

Craig was one of the most popular sports reporters with fans and the superstar athletes he covered — who loved to playfully mock his fashion sense. Craig was famous for his bold and colorful wardrobe choices on the sidelines.

He’s survived by his wife, Stacy and 5 children.

His speech at the 2016 ESPYs, where he recieved the Jimmy V award, was one of the most talked about moments of the night. 

RIP.

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