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Charles Barkley joins ‘Chris & Tell’ Friday, September 24

2 years agoStaff Report

Marquee Sports Network premieres a new episode of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois this Friday, September 24. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning broadcast Chris Myers, this month’s episode features a conversation with NBA Hall of Famer and longtime NBA on TNT analyst, Charles Barkley. The episode will premiere in between games one and two of the Cubs’ doubleheader vs. the St. Louis Cardinals (approximately 4:30 p.m. CT, immediately following game one’s Cubs Postgame Live!).

Barkley was an 11-time NBA All-Star during his playing career from 1984-2000, including winning the NBA MVP in 1993 with the Phoenix Suns. Since retiring from the NBA, he has excelled as an NBA analyst on TNT, winning multiple Sports Emmy’s working alongside Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal.

During the interview, Barkley reflects on his NBA and broadcasting career, the importance of his family, and answers who the toughest player he ever played against was, as well as much more. 

Tune in to Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois on Friday, September 24, in between games one and two of the Cubs’ doubleheader vs. St. Louis.

About Chris & Tell: A monthly half-hour interview show hosted by Chris Myers, featuring in-depth interviews with sports stars, celebrities and legends who share stories about their past and grant an inside look at their present.

Debuting in January of 2021, previous guests include Ron Rivera, Jim McMahon, Doc Rivers, Joakim Noah, Greg Maddux, Tom Dreesen, Billy Williams, Dan Hampton and Andre Dawson.

About Chris Myers: Myers is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience at the highest levels of sport. He is the host of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, airing on Marquee Sports Network, a half-hour interview show featuring in-depth conversations with sports stars and celebrities. Chris also serves as play-by-play announcer for a select number of Cubs games on Marquee Sports Network and contributes to additional studio programming. Since joining Fox Sports in 1998, he has covered the World Series and Super Bowl, and is a regular play-by-play commentator on Fox NFL Sundays. He also contributes to NASCAR on Fox coverage, hosting weekly live coverage from the track.

Prior to joining Fox in 1998, he worked for 11 years at ESPN, serving as an anchor on SportsCenter and the host of the sports interview show Up Close. Myers majored in radio and television at Florida International University and Miami Dade Community College.

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