Roone Arledge

October 26, 2017 2

Roone Pinckney Arledge, Jr. revolutionized news and sports on American television. Born in Queens, New York on this date in 1931, he wrestled and played baseball at…

Joe Brooks

April 28, 2017 0

Joe Brooks was one of the most influential fisherman ever to wet a line. Born in Maryland in 1901, Joseph W. Brooks Jr. was an…

Wide World of Sports

March 29, 2017 1

ABC’s Wide World of Sports was one of the most ground-breaking programs in sports television history. Former Madison Avenue advertising executive Edgar Scherick created Wide…

Howard Cosell

January 4, 2016 0

Howard William Cosell was once voted the most popular and most disliked sportscaster in America—in the same poll. Born Howard William Cohen in Winston-Salem, North…

Roone Arledge

July 8, 2015 17

Roone Pinckney Arledge, Jr. revolutionized news and sports on American television. Born in Queens, New York on this date in 1931, he wrestled and played baseball at…