A partnership with a football legend like John Elway signals our commitment to delivering high-quality content while offering unparalleled access to some of today's top athletes
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) September 3, 2008
As the leading face of OPEN Sports Fantasy Football, Elway will participate in an OPEN Sports Fantasy Football Commissioner league by drafting a team and maintaining it throughout the NFL season on OPENSports.com. In addition, he'll author a weekly blog, predict winners of each NFL game during the season, provide game analysis on calls with Sean Salisbury on his show "Salisbury's Take" and participate in the OPEN Sports "Tackle the Pros" Challenge.
"A partnership with a football legend like John Elway signals our commitment to delivering high-quality content while offering unparalleled access to some of today's top athletes," said Mike Levy, founder and CEO of OPEN Sports. "John's extraordinary contribution to Pro Football makes him the quintessential ambassador for OPENSports.com and our community of die-hard sports fans."
"I'm excited to be a part of Mike Levy's new venture, OPENSports.com," said John Elway. "I had been involved with his previous company and I'm sure he can make this a success as well. I wanted to be associated with a sports site that lets fans interact with each other and I'm looking forward to playing Fantasy Football on OPENSports.com."
About John Elway:
John Elway was one of football's greatest stars having been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004. He guided the Denver Broncos to six AFC Championships and five Super Bowl appearances, securing two coveted Super Bowl rings. Elway is one of only two players in NFL history to have passed for more than 50,000 yards and rushed for 3,000 yards in his storied career. A success on and off the field, Elway serves as general manager and co-owner of AFL's Colorado Crush, owns two Toyota dealerships in Southern California and two "Elway's" Restaurants in Denver.
About OPEN Sports:
OPENSports.com is the ultimate social sports destination online providing unparalleled content, diverse programming and next-generation fantasy sports tools for fans of all levels. Led by Mike Levy, founder of CBS SportsLine.com, and Rob Phythian, founder of Fanball.com, 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 platform, OPEN Sports delivers an approach to sports entertainment that enables fans to connect, inform and participate in a passionate community. For more information, visit http://www.OPENSports.com.