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Longtime Turner Sports broadcaster Jim Huber, who most recently worked for TNT, died Monday in Atlanta. He was 67 and had recently been diagnosed with acute leukemia.

A statement from Turner Broadcasting System 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 sports network 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.”

Before beginning with CNN in 1984, Huber was a print journalist working at the Miami News and the Atlanta Journal.

Huber is survived by his wife, Carol, and a son.