Popular ESPN announcer Saunders dies

By Steve Sell
August 10, 2016

Sports fans around the country were saddened today when ESPN announced that longtime anchor John Saunders had died at the age of 61.

Saunders, who had been with the company for nearly three decades, hosted studio and play-by-play programming. 

He covered college football, basketball and the NHL, in addition to anchoring SportsCenter on occasion. He was also host of The Sports Reporters as he was one of the most versatile ESPN members.