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Jim Huber Obituary

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ATLANTA (AP) — Turner Sports says longtime broadcaster Jim Huber has died. He was 67.

The cable network says Huber died Monday in Atlanta. A cause of death was not immediately released.

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."

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