Saturday, June 25, 2011

RIP Nick Charles: First CNN sports anchor dies...

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Nick Charles, the first sports anchor for CNN, passed away at his home in Santa Fe. Nick, who started off as a taxi driver and later became the first sports anchor at CNN, died Saturday after battling bladder cancer since 2009. He was 64. Charles died peacefully, looking out at the spectacular land that drew him to Santa Fe, New Mexico, his wife, Cory, said.