Barkley now off the air
Charles Barkley, maligned in recent days because of a DUI arrest, is taking a leave of absence from his television gig at Turner Broadcasting.
Charles Barkley to Take Leave of Absence From TNT Network
Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Charles Barkley will take a leave of absence from Time Warner Inc.’s TNT network after the basketball analyst was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol last week.
“When I spoke with Charles, he was apologetic for the events that transpired and it was obvious he understood the significance of this situation,” David Levy, president of Turner Sports, said in an e-mail.