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Mizlou Sports News Network Logo: Blast From the Past

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 10:37 PM, under , , ,

Athens, GA (Nov 27, 2007) - A couple of days ago, I posted a profile of ESPN Anchor Bill Pidto. In the introduction, I mentioned that I had worked with Bill at the Mizlou Sports News Network (SNN) back in the very early 1990s. Sure enough, a Google search "Mizlou Sports News Network" hit this site today.

SNN was an ambitious, and expensive, venture into 24-hour sports news. It was the predecessor to the now defunct CNN/SI, and ESPNEWS.

From this link on the search results, I came across another site of a company that had taken on the Mizlou name. On this site I found this very raw GIF file for from the SNN days:

Talk about a blast from the past!

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