‘I just try to stay positive every day’ – From the archives: Mark Carman talks with Craig Sager

Craig Sager accepts the Jimmy V award for perseverance at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Craig Sager accepts the Jimmy V award for perseverance at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

From June: Mark Carman goes one-on-one with NBA on TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager at Wrigley Field before he sang the 7th inning stretch.  Sager had been battling cancer and spoke about his ongoing fight, the origin of his trademark colorful suits and his passion for connecting with the athletes he’s covered over the years. Sager died Thursday, December 15, 2016, at the age of 65.