The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary

by Ernie Jr. Johnson (Author)ERNIE JOHNSON (Author)John Smoltz (Foreword by)
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"Unscripted is unforgettable!"--Jim Nantz, CBS Sports

"In Unscripted, you will enjoy some wonderful sports stories, but more than that, you will learn some invaluable life lessons."--Tony Dungy, bestselling author of Quiet Strength and Uncommon

"Unscripted gives everyone a glimpse of a life well lived and a man with tremendous perspective, humor, and class."--Cal Ripken, Hall of Famer and baseball's all-time "Iron Man"

"If you know Ernie only as the man behind the microphone, you are in for a treat. Here is Ernie Johnson, a great man of our time."--Max Lucado, pastor and bestselling author

"Ernie quite simply is one of the best people on the planet."--Charles Barkley, Inside the NBA on TNT

"I have known Ernie for almost two decades, and he has had tremendous influence in my life and in my thinking."--Jeff Foxworthy, comedian and author

"Unscripted best describes this uplifting book . . . and Ernie himself. Despite the many challenges my friend has faced, you'll be in awe of his faith and desire to be of service to others."--Robin Roberts, Good Morning America on ABC

"Unscripted is a must-read, and I know you will be as captivated as I was when you read it."--from the foreword by John Smoltz, Hall of Fame pitcher, Atlanta Braves


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Ernie Johnson Jr. is a three-time Sports Emmy Award winner and host of TNT's Inside the NBA with Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, and Shaquille O'Neal. He is the studio host for NBA TV's popular Fan Night and a studio host for Turner and CBS's NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship coverage. He is the lead play-by-play announcer for Turner's coverage of Major League Baseball and the PGA Championship, and has also covered the National Football League, The British Open, Wimbledon, and the Olympics. In 2007 Johnson was presented with the first-ever honorary John Wooden Keys to Life Award, presented by Athletes in Action, which is awarded to individuals who exemplify Wooden's "Seven Keys to Life," including character, integrity, and faith. In 2015 he was recognized with a Musial Award, presented in honor of Stan Musial's legacy by celebrating iconic "good sports" and the year's greatest moments in sportsmanship. In 2016 his alma mater, the University of Georgia, honored him with the Grady College of Journalism John Holliman Lifetime Achievement Award as well as the Bill Hartman Award for Lifetime Achievement from the UGA Athletic Department. Johnson lives in Braselton, Georgia, with his wife, Cheryl, and their six children, four of whom are adopted.

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