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HOWARD COSELL RUMORS

Sports media beat: Howard Cosell if he existed today; Blogs With Balls fireworks; Tim Kurkjian

Reprising an old favorite. There’s always so many good stories on the beat worth sharing. Ryan Glasspiegel of Big Lead did an interesting two-part series on Howard Cosell. Part 1 dealt with why he became disillusioned with sports. Part 2 examines what kind of work he would do if he existed today. I asked Kornheiser if he saw similarities between Cosell and Keith Olbermann...
Via Sherman Report
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The National Championship Game with bad British commentary

After listening to this you will never make fun of Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson again. This guy makes Jesse Palmer look like Howard Cosell…
Via The Student Section
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Watch Howard Cosell shock the world during Patriots game

This week the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots will meet up in Foxborough for another heavyweight fight. These teams have a long history of classic matchups, but today one in particular comes to mind. On December 8th, 1980 the Dolphins and Pats were playing on Monday Night Football when the world learned that John Lennon was shot in New York City. For many people, it...
Via cover32 - Patriots
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Howard Cosell shocks the world during Patriots Dolphins game

This week the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots will meet up in Foxborough for another heavyweight fight. These teams have a long history of classic matchups, but today one in particular comes to mind. On December 8th, 1980 the Dolphins and Pats were playing on Monday Night Football when the world learned that John Lennon was shot in New York City. For many people, it...
Via cover32
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Boomer & Carton counterattack Phil Mushnick for attacking the deceased Howard Cosell

Phil Mushnick wrote this morning:While Craig Carton continues to trash Eli Manning, in December Carton allowed a guest to think that he’s one of Eli’s biggest fans. That guest was Archie Manning.Boomer & Carton counter attacked:Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers: Much Ado About Monday Night

By Michael K. Reynolds Monday Night Football may no longer be what it once was back in the day when Howard Cosell was doing the color commentary and even more recently when Bocephus was singing, “Are you ready for some football?” But Monday night still has major importance for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers when they […] Steelers: Much Ado About Monday Night is a post from:...
Via Steelers Depot
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Michaels on Cosell: ‘If you made him king, he’d want to be God’

I am really looking forward to Al Michaels’ new autobiography, “You Can’t Make This Up,” co-written by L. Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated. The book will be out Nov. 18. Michaels has seen it all and then some during his 50-plus years in the booth. And that includes spending some of those years with  Howard Cosell. The current edition of Sports Illustrated features an excerpt...
Via Sherman Report
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Unconventional analyst: Tom Verducci set to make World Series history in Fox booth

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy the fine folks at the National Sports Journalism Center. Howard Cosell and Tom Verducci don’t have much in common, but they will share a bit of history next week. When Verducci works Fox’s coverage of the World Series, he will join Cosell as the only non-player or manager to sit in the TV analyst’s seat for the game’s biggest games...
Via Awful Announcing
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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