(KTTS News) – Legendary broadcaster and voice of the Missouri State Bears, Art Haines, has been hospitalized.
Doctors say that 66-year-old Haines is suffering from the immune disease Guillain-Barré syndrome and is in critical condition.
Family members posted Thursday that Haines is in ICU and on a ventilator. They say he is being monitored closely.
Haines started experiencing symptoms while announcing over the weekend.
Haines is the voice of the Bears, hosts the local show “Sports Talk,” and is part of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network team.
Haines has been broadcasting for over 45 years.