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Howard Cosell

Sports Journalist (25-Mar-1918 — 23-Apr-1995)


Howard Cosell; with Peter Bonventre. I Never Played the Game. Morrow. 1985. 380pp.

Howard Cosell. Cosell. Playboy Press. 1973. 390pp.

Howard Cosell. Like It Is. Playboy Press. 1974. 305pp.

Dave Kindred. Sound and Fury: Two Powerful Lives, One Fateful Friendship. Simon and Schuster. 2006. 368pp. Documenting the friendship between Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell.


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  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.154)

  7. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.87-89)

  8. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.118)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.112)

  10. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.133)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.156)

  12. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, p.197)

  13. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.517)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.608-10)

  15. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.861)

  16. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.100)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.56)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.53)

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