OPEN Sports Debuts All-Star Talent Lineup for Sports Entertainment Content : Some of the Biggest, Boldest Names in Sports Commentary on Roster: Sean Salisbury, Sid Rosenberg, Paul Charchian, Marc Lawrence, David Gonos, Rob Shaw, Amber Wilson

2008-08-19 08:45:30

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Sid Rosenberg and Amber Wilson bring their

high-energy personalities together to talk sports and pop culture,

including interviews with mainstream sports figures and celebrities

  • Salisburys


    Sean Salisbury brings his tell-it-like-it-is

    persona to dish up NFL and College Football analysis seven days a

    week, including going head-to-head with some of todays

    most celebrated athletes

  • Its

    a Shaw Thing

    Keep up-to-date with the latest in fantasy football with Rob Shaw

  • Charch Chat

    – Fantasy Football strategy broken down by one of the best in the

    industry, Paul Charchian

  • The Why Guys

    Pull up a stool and join the off-center

    conversation with David Gonos and the OPEN Sports writers, as they

    break down why things happen in life and sports

  • Amber in the A.M.

    Rise and shine with Amber Wilson for her

    daily sports recap every morning

  • The OPEN Sports Odds Couple

    Sid Rosenberg brings in handicapping

    expert Marc Lawrence twice a week breaking down NFL and NCAAF games

    with an eye toward uncovering the weeks

    best bets

  • Amber on Campus

    An on-the-ground and in-studio report

    covering all-things college football with Amber Wilson

  • News ImageWeve 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, weve produced a

    diverse lineup of programs that sports enthusiasts will want to

    frequently tune in for news and knowledge.

    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. Im pumped to

    interact with fans and have them be a huge part of

    The OPEN Sports personality roster includes:


    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 Yorks

    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, 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


    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

    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, where she

    hosted daily and weekly shows dealing with a variety of sports with an

    emphasis on fantasy.

    About OPEN Sports:

    OPEN Sports is led by Mike Levy, founder of CBS, Rob

    Phythian, founder of, and other executives and advisors,

    including Christos Cotsakos, former CEO, E-Trade; David Fuente, former

    Chairman and CEO, Office Depot; Dr. Salomon Melgen, CEO, Vitreo-Retinal;

    and Peter Pezaris, CEO, Multiply. OPEN Sports

    mission is to serve every sports fan with a next-generation experience

    that is guided by a user-first philosophy. Leveraging its cutting-edge


    delivers a new approach to sports entertainment that enables fans to

    connect, inform and participate in a passionate community through its

    deep content, diverse programming and innovative applications.

    If you would like more information about OPEN Sports, or if you

    would like to schedule an interview with Mike Levy or other members of

    the OPEN Sports management team, please contact Don Silvestri, VP

    of Marketing & Public Relations at 954-312-3337 or Rogers & Cowan via

    email at

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