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Bringing Sports Talk to the Internet; Launches Second Online Channel.

Sports Illustrated's Kevin Cook, pro-wrestling authority Dave Meltzer,

and combat sports expert Eddie Goldman Join's On-Air Team

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, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the recent success of its entertainment channel, today launched a second channel featuring live, original sports talk hosted by some of the nation's leading sports journalists., is the Internet's first all-star, all-talk network. Showcasing a stellar lineup of on-air talent, the network Webcasts programming throughout the day from its studios in Manhattan.

According to Bob Meyrowitz,'s CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  and president, the Sports Channel will feature an all-star team including Kevin Cook, the award-winning Sports Illustrated editor; Dave Meltzer, the founder and editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the leading authority on pro-wrestling; Eddie Goldman, the combat sports veteran and renowned editor of Full Contact Fighter; Dan Carlisle, former NBC NBC
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Bringing an expert approach to everything from baseball to hockey to full contact fighting, the Sports Channel will showcase live gabfests as well as interviews with leading sports figures.

"By launching the Sports Channel, begins to fulfill the promise of being a talk destination for everyone who sits down at their computer," said Meyrowitz, " Sports will bring sports to the fans the way they speak it and the way they want to bear it."

The debut of's Sports Channel comes on the heels of the September launch of its Entertainment Channel, which features on-air personalities such as former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten; Lionel, one of talk radio's top ten hosts; Richard Johnson, editor of the New York Post's "Page Six"; and George Rush and Joanna Molloy, the Daily News' husband and wife gossip duo.

The weekly program schedule for the Sports Channel (all Eastern Standard Time):

Noon to 1PM EST EST electroshock therapy.

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: Kevin Cook

3-6PM: Eddie Goldman

6-8PM: Dave Meltzer

8-9PM: Matt Sager

9PM-midnight: Dan Carlisle

About is the Internet's first all-star, all-talk network. Showcasing a stellar lineup of on-air talent, the network Webcasts live, original programming throughout the day from its studios in Manhattan.
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