Whether he was decked out in a pink and yellow suit or mix and matched polka dots with plaid, Craig Sager lived a colorful, exciting life. Known for his unconventional style, sense of humor and lively attitude. Sager was a sports journalist who pioneered side-line reporting covering baseball, football, basketball and Olympic sporting events. Sager knew how to speak to people and made anybody feel special; he knew how to say the right words at the right time. Former Detroit Pistons star, Dennis Rodman was contemplating suicide in 1993 and says in a tweet, “Craig Sager thanks for saving my life when I was in dire need of help in Detroit back in 1993.” Rodman went AWOL in 1993 and Sager tracked him down and talked him out of committing suicide; right words, right time.
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