Renowned CNN sports broadcaster Nick Charles dies at 64
June 25th, 2011
09:13 AM ET
4 years ago

Renowned CNN sports broadcaster Nick Charles dies at 64

(CNN) - Nick Charles, 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 began at CNN on the network's first day, June 1, 1980, and covered nearly every sporting event over the years.

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  1. SecedingfromTexas

    Sad day for you, CNN. I am so sorry.

    June 25, 2011 10:37 am at 10:37 am |