Famed sportscaster Nick Charles has sadly passed away at 64 after a 2-year battle with bladder cancer. Charles was CNN 's first sports anchor when the network started up in 1980 and was said to have helped shaped the network and its style over the years. Charles was as a taxi driver before turning to sportscasting, and joined Fred Hickman for nearly two decades on "Sports Tonight." The two sparked a lifelong friendship and their onscreen chemistry helped the show beat EPSN ratings while...Read Full Story
Nick Charles was the first CNN sportscaster. He passed away at 64 in June 2011 after a battle with bladder cancer. See more about Nick Charles here.