Barkley to keep talking for Turner


NEW YORK -- Turner Sports said Wednesday that it has extended its deal with studio analyst Charles Barkley.

Barkley, who has worked for TNT as an analyst for eight seasons, will be a part of Turner Sports' new NBA profile that not only includes its TV deal but also the recently announced NBA TV and properties that Turner will operate with the league.

Financial terms of the deal weren't announced. But Barkley will appear on TNT's Thursday night games as well as appear on NBA TV and's NBA OverTime.