“Stand for something. Don’t quest for popularity at the expense of morality and ethics and honesty”
He’s got probably one of the most recognizable voices in the world of sports. Howard Cosell was there to call some of the biggest moments in sports history, and he knew it. Few else could have had an ego big enough to stack up against the pro-sports legends he covered. He paved the way for the modern 24/7 type sports coverage we know today. He’s made some of the most memorable and historic calls in in sports and remembered too, for simply being Howard Cosell.
Howard was born March 23, 1918 into a Jewish family of first generation Polish immigrants in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was raised and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. The studious (then) Cohen, earned degrees in English and law from Harvard. Not long after his second graduation...Read More