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NBA Hall of Fame member and TNT colleague Charles Barkley left, poses with sportscaster Craig Sager after visiting Sager Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Sager underwent his third bone marrow transplant Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, as he continues to battle acute myeloid leukemia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Beloved sports broadcaster Craig Sager died at age 65 after battling cancer


Turner Sports broadcaster Craig Sager has died at the age of 65, ESPN reports.

"Craig Sager was a beloved member of the Turner family for more than three decades and he has been a true inspiration to all of us," Turner president David Levy said in a statement.

Sager was famous for his colorful suits and for being a constant presence in sideline reporting during his 40-year career.  

Sager had been battling acute myleloid leukemia since he was diagnosed in 2014. 

Condolences have poured in on social media. 

Some even noted Sager's influence on their wardrobe. 

Many also bemoaned that Sager was the latest celebrity death in 2016. 

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