Craig Sager | Biography

Born in 1951, Craig Sager is defined as the phenomenal American sideline reporter currently serving for TBS & TNT. Prior making his involvement with TNT & TBS, he was witnessed covering sports happenings for CBS & CNN. It doesn’t matter where he work as he always ends up being the vital assets of those organizations. One hand he is so much skilled & on other hand he prefers to work with all this commitment entertaining his employer with best of his capabilities which is why it was possible to reach highest level of his vocation on his own. On account of his marvelous job he has earned the nickname of “America’s Sideline Reporter & Sagervision.  

 

This outstanding sideline correspondent commenced his career serving as reporter for WXLTV in 1972 in Sarasota. He handled 1980 baseball playoffs, CNN’s first very live remote report which led him inside the CNN. He officially joined the CNN in 1981. During his tenure at CNN he was responsible as co-anchor of show named CNN Sports Tonight. His outstanding performance in the show led his to win CableAce award. Beside that he was also witnessed as the College Football anchor person from 1982-1985. Collecting some remarkable experience from CNN he departed from the channel to make his involvement at Turner Sports. He normally serves as a sideline correspondent for The NBA on TNT. During NBA season on 2008-09 he made several appearances on NBA TV. He has also contributed for TBS as field reporter. While covering MBL postseason in 2008 he was witnessed wearing variety of brightly colored suit jacket. He serves MBL postseason lead reporter on TBS. Also he has shown his interest in video game series & has already appeared in NBA 2k video game series alongside TNT reporter Kenny Smith & Kevin Harlan. He has also made his identity as the sideline correspondent who reports on the game interviews & also interviews the coaches. He has also contributed on the coverage of net work’s tennis, amateur sports & golf tournament. Counted among the accomplished journalist of recent time, he has also faced little ups & downs in his career. He has been criticized for his dressing sense where he chooses bright colour outfit & also for wearing toupee. But this criticism has never stopped him to move forward in his vocation. His remarkable career has certainly given him wonderful amount as salary which has helped him earn the net worth of $ 9.5 million till date.

 

With regards to Craig Sager personal life, this veteran reporter at the age of sixty three is married twice in till date life chronicle. Like his other fellow reporters he has also faced little up & downs in his personal life. At present time he is settled with his second wife Stacy ex dancer of NBA Chicago Bulls in Braselton, Georgia. He shares two children born as Riley & Ryan from his present marriage to Stacy. Also he has three children from his former marriage. Apart from his loves towards his wife children & work, he is also passionate lover of fancy suit. This tall reporter with the height of 6ft 2 inch tall has strong love towards these fancy suits which is renowned worldwide & has earned the nick name of Mr. Fancy Suit.

 

On account of his remarkable work he has been showered with many awards & accolades. For his marvelous job as co-host from 1990-95 at Holiday Parade at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. he received Georgia-area Emmy Awards. Also from his marvelous vocation he has earned millions fan worldwide. He has become inspiration to many people who want to try their luck in sports journalism. Like other renowned person his biography is also included in Wiki. Following him on face book & twitter account can help his fan remain updated with his latest tweets & his personal snaps.

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