ATLANTA (AP)—Turner Sports says longtime broadcaster Jim Huber has died. He was 67.
The cable network says Huber died Monday in Atlanta after being diagnosed with acute leukemia.
A statement from Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., said Huber was an Emmy Award-winning essayist who joined Turner Sports full-time in 2000 and was an announcer for professional golf matches and NBA games.
He previously served as an anchor and reporter for CNN/Sports Illustrated and hosted CNN’s Pro Golf Weekly and Sporting Life with Jim Huber.
David Levy, a Turner president of sales, distribution and sports, said in the statement that Huber served 27 years with the company.
Levy said: “The Turner Broadcasting family suffered a great loss and we are saddened by the passing of our colleague and friend.”