OPEN Sports, a new online sports destination, is introducing an all-star lineup of sports entertainment personalities and content. OPEN Sports’ new programs will give fans a regular dose of commentary, analysis, opinion, and fantasy sports insight. The show lineup will feature some of the biggest names in sports commentary including Sean Salisbury, Sid Rosenberg, Paul Charchian, Marc Lawrence, David Gonos, Rob Shaw and Amber Wilson.
OPEN Sports users will be able to access exclusive online sports content and a variety of unique features. Users will be able to compete against other passionate fans with next-generation fantasy games, keep their friends and other sports fans informed by uploading relevant videos, photos and stories, and be their own sports editor by choosing what national and local sports news they view on the site.
“We’ve brought together a dynamic group of sports personalities that will spark discussion because they are not afraid to share their opinions,” said Mike Levy, chairman and CEO, OPEN Sports. “To showcase their talent, we’ve produced a diverse lineup of programs that sports enthusiasts will want to frequently tune in for news and knowledge.”
Sean Salisbury adds, “Being a part of OPEN Sports Network has me more excited for football season than I have ever been. We as a team will make this the best and most informative and opinionated site in sports. I’m pumped to interact with fans and have them be a huge part of OPENSports.com.”
The OPEN Sports personality roster includes:
Sean Salisbury is best known for his 12-year stint as an NFL analyst on ESPN “SportsCenter” and “NFL Live.” Salisbury will bring his no-holds barred approach to football commentary and analysis to OPEN Sports. Prior to his tenure with ESPN, he had a successful football playing career in the NFL and CFL.
Sid Rosenberg is a familiar voice to NFL fans and is well known for his radio show on WFAN (New York’s first sports talk radio station). While at WFAN, Rosenberg also provided sports commentary on “The Imus in the Morning Show.” Over the course of his career, he has also worked with such popular outlets as New York Daily News, Fox Online and “Best Damn Sports Show.”
Paul Charchian was the co-founder of Fanball.com, one of the largest pure-play fantasy sites. In addition, he published more than 200 issues of Fantasy Football Weekly, making him one of the most read authors in the field. Charchian hosts a weekly fantasy sports radio show heard throughout the Midwest. He appears regularly on Fox Sports Radio and ESPN. Presently, Charchian is the chairman of the board for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.
Marc Lawrence has been handicapping sports professionally for more than 35 years, having won more documented Top 10 Handicapping Achievement Awards than any other handicapper in the nation. Lawrence hosts a syndicated radio show, “Marc Lawrence Against the Spread,” which is heard on more than 100 stations nationwide.
David Gonos is a fantasy sportswriting veteran that has also co-hosted weekly video segments and created experts leagues for several major sports. Gonos was a senior fantasy writer at CBSSports.com.
Rob Shaw is a long-time fan of fantasy sports. A Florida area sports anchor and the creator/host of “Shports Talk,” a 30-minute fantasy TV show, Shaw is ready to share his passion and expertise.
Amber Wilson comes to OPEN Sports from CBSSports.com, where she hosted daily and weekly shows dealing with a variety of sports with an emphasis on fantasy.
OPEN Sports‘ new programs will give fans a regular dose of commentary, analysis, opinion, and fantasy sports insight