Craig Sager graces the cover of Sports Illustrated

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It’s not often that  a broadcaster has appeared on the front cover of the historic magazine Sports Illustrated.

Many athletes turned broadcasters have appeared after they hung it up. Talk show host Stephen Colbert appeared on the cover prior to the 2010 Olympics.

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But Craig Sager may be one of the first or one of the few Sports Media personalities to ever appear on the magazine’s cover. From my research he’s the only one I can find.

It’s a suitable honor for a courageous person.

Craig Sager is battling cancer and SI writer Lee Jenkins profiles the iconic dresser and sideline reporter. 

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