Casey Stern

Casey Stern (born October 17, 1978, in Massapequa, New York[2]) is an American television personality and radio host who currently works for Turner Sports and Sirius XM Radio.

Casey Stern
BornOctober 17, 1978 (age 40)[1]
ResidenceAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
OccupationTelevision & Radio sports broadcaster / personality
Years active2000–present
EmployerTurner Sports
Known forwork as sports anchor on CNN's Sports Tonight & anchor for NBA TV and Sirius XM Radio
Spouse(s), ????-present[2]
Children3

Career

Stern departed MLB.com's BaseballChannel.tv,[3] formerly MLB Radio where he was most recently host of the Fantasy 411. On April 28, 2006, he began hosting a half-hour television show on the Baseball Channel on MLB.com called MLB.com Midday. Stern hosted "State of the RedSox.com Nation" on the Redsox.com[2] until November 7. Peter McCarthy now hosts "State of the RedSox.com Nation". McCarthy took over from Stern on Under the Lights. He also used to host Under the Lights on MLB Radio but left in November 2005 to pursue video at MLB.com.

Stern is also a die-hard New York Mets fan and hosted "Next Stop Shea" on Mets.com. Stern hosted The Bottom Line on the Baseball Channel which took over from Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone when Darryl Hamilton left to work for MLB. He previously co-hosted the Fantasy 411 on the Baseball Channel with longtime hosts, Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz.

Turner Sports

During the October 17, 2015 TBS postgame coverage of Game 1 of the NLCS, Stern issued an on-air apology for the apparent use of profanity when sending the broadcast to commercial. He took full responsibility for the "hot mic" incident and apologized to anybody he offended.[4]

On March 31 and December 15, 2016, he hosted TNT's pregame and postshow NBA coverage, including Inside the NBA, substituting for Ernie Johnson. He hosted the show of December 15s, which were devoted to the death of sideline reporter Craig Sager earlier in the day.

On August 26, 2016, Turner Sports reached a multi-year agreement with Stern to join Turner as a studio host for MLB, NBA, and NCAA programming.

Personal life

Stern grew up in Massapequa and spent 13 years, as an adult, living in Seaford.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Birth reference results for Casey Stern". FamilySearch.org. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Best, Neil (September 19, 2016). "Long Island's Casey Stern Returns as Turner's MLB Postseason Studio Host". NewsDay.com. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  3. ^ "NBA TV – Wikipedia". en.m.wikipedia.org. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  4. ^ Healy, John (October 17, 2015). "TBS host heard dropping f-bomb on broadcast after Mets win". New York Daily News. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  5. ^ Best, Neil (September 19, 2016). "Long Island's Casey Stern returns as Turner's MLB postseason studio host". Newsday. Retrieved February 16, 2019.

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2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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In the Final Four, North Carolina beat Oregon (making their first Final Four appearance since 1939) while Gonzaga defeated South Carolina (both making their first ever Final Four appearance). North Carolina then defeated Gonzaga 71–65 to win the national championship.

Brad Lidge

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CBS Sports

CBS Sports is the sports division of the American television network CBS. Its headquarters are in the CBS Building on West 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York City, with programs produced out of Studio 43 at the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th Street.

Its premier sports properties are the NFL, Southeastern Conference (SEC) football, NCAA basketball (including telecasts of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament), and PGA Tour golf, including The Masters and the PGA Championship.

The online arm of CBS Sports is CBSSports.com. CBS purchased SportsLine.com in 2004, and today CBSSports.com is part of CBS Interactive. On February 26, 2018, following up on the success of their online news network CBSN, CBS Sports launched CBS Sports HQ, a 24/7, online only, linear sports news network. The network focuses entirely on sports news, results, highlights and analysis. (CBS Sports college sports and golf programming that it distributes over the air is generally made available for free via separate streams, as are a limited number of NFL national telecasts; the remainder requires a CBS All Access subscription to be viewed online, with CBS Sports Network programming requiring a TV Everywhere subscription.)

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Fantasy 411

The Fantasy 411 is a Major League Baseball radio and television broadcast on MLB.com. The hosts are primarily Mike Siano, Cory Schwartz, Casey Stern, fantasy sports guru Broadway CJ Reo and Zach Simon, with occasional contributions from Vinny Micucci, Brandon Costa, Will Carroll and Joe Sheehan of Baseball Prospectus. Jeffrey Ma of Protrade joins the show every Thursday at 12:40 p.m. The show airs Monday through Friday, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, during the MLB season. The show's main focus is fantasy baseball. Schwartz and Siano answer fans' questions through calls, e-mails or instant messages. In the offseason the Fantasy 411 airs once a week until the end of February, after which it airs twice a week. The show can be downloaded as a podcast through MLB.com or iTunes. The archives of the show are available through MLB.com.

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