Duane Walker

Duane Walker

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Duane Walker has 30-plus years in sports broadcasting and has had a decorated career with appearances on some of the top television networks in the world. He is probably best known as “Duane Walker---- CNN --- Headline Sports” where he worked for five years as a Sports Anchor on CNN Headline News. Walker has covered a multitude of major sporting events including Super Bowls, national championships, bowl games, NCAA Final Four, the NBA All-Star Game and major PGA Tournaments. Walker graduated from the University of Buffalo, majoring in Broadcast/Journalism and also lettered on the football team as a fullback before a career ending knee injury. Duane worked as an announcer for the Buffalo Bills game day staff during their historic 4 year Super Bowl run of the early 1990’s. Duane also has the distinction of being one of the first African-Americans in professional baseball management when hired as an Assistant General Manager in the Chicago Cubs farm system (Winston-Salem Spirits) in 1987-88. Active in the community where he lives, Walker serves as a Hoops Coach with a local Girls AAU Basketball organization. Duane is married and enjoys spending time at home with his wife Angela, and two children, Christina and Jacob.

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    Devin White of the LSU Tigers
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    April 21, 2019 - 1:41 am

    The consensus among Atlanta Falcons fans and NFL experts is that the Falcons need defensive line help. However, with the recent signings of Tyeler Davison and Ra'Shede Hageman, the Falcons could...

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    April 18, 2019 - 8:34 pm

     Duane Walker has finally figured out who the Atlanta Falcons should go after in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was so excited that he had to let the whole world know. 

     Duane...

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    April 18, 2019 - 1:14 am

    The Atlanta Braves fell 3- 2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday in 10 innings. The Braves started with a 2-0 lead until the seventh inning where they relinquished said lead.

    Duane Walker...

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    Ronald Acuña, Jr.
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    April 04, 2019 - 1:41 am

    During the show Duane posed the question: Is Liberty Media taking a risk on Ronald Acuña’s $100 million, eight-year contract extension?

    Duane thinks the Atlanta Braves are getting over like...

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    Claude Giroux
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    February 24, 2019 - 11:23 pm

    It all started with Duane Walker talking about his glory days in college, and how he played a variety of intramural sports. One sport in particular got his producer, Dylan Mathews, questioning him...

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    October 12, 2018 - 2:45 am

    Duane talks about his pet peeves when it comes to not picking up first downs on short yardage by running power formations. The Falcons have multiple threats on offense and sometimes having too...

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    Kam Chancellor
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    July 01, 2018 - 8:44 pm

    Kam Chancellor pens his retirment letter on twitter, citiing health concerns due to threat of . Chancellor signed a 3 year extension before the start of the 2017 season, with 25 million in...

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    June 01, 2018 - 2:42 am

    Duane Walker wonders how many past stars and current stars are giving you the chance to witness greatness in the way LeBron James is providing you, the sports fan.

    Only Bill Russell and...

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    May 18, 2018 - 2:08 am

    Lebron James versus Kevin Durant. What do you think?

    This topic started because Duane posed a question, more so made a statement that Kevin Durant is currently the best player in the NBA....

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