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Pete Rozelle

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  • No punches pulled in story of a broadcasting original

    No punches pulled in story of a broadcasting original
    When ABC Sports guru Roone Arledge was suggesting Howard Cosell for "Monday Night Football," NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle replied: "Cosell? Why don't you just dig up Attila the Hun?" Such was the reaction generated by modern broadcasting's first...
  • Cullen Bryant dies at 58; former L.A. Rams running back

    Cullen Bryant dies at 58; former L.A. Rams running back
    Cullen Bryant, a mainstay of the Los Angeles Rams for 11 seasons and a running back on their 1980 Super Bowl team, has died. He was 58. Bryant died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in Colorado Springs, Colo., according to sister-in-law Wanda E....
  • Curt Gowdy was very excited by Ted Williams' homer

     
    Speaking of Vin Scully (see post below) I was honored Wednesday night to attend the second annual induction ceremony for the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the New York Hilton. The class: Marvin Bader, Chet Forte, Curt Gowdy, Ted......
  • Injured Diver Dies After Falling From Rescue Helicopter

     
    “Mary and Pete Are Reunited.” Skin diver Harold B. Gavenman dies after a tragic series of accidents in which he was struck by a boat propeller and fell 100 feet while being lifted to a rescue helicopter. Nov. 23, 1959: Jack Smith profiles Debbie...
  • President Visits L.A.!

     
    “It’s a Letter From Washington.” Jan. 28, 1960: ALGIERS (UPI) “Police and troops opened fire today on hundreds of Moslems who surged into the streets of the western Algerian city of Mostaganem shouting 'long live De Gaulle.' “The shooting was...
  • A Look Back At Area Baseball Teams On July 20, 1969

    Considering man walked on the moon for the first time in 1969, we had to figure anything could happen that year. And it did later that baseball season. The Mets, hapless and helpless for all those years, won the World Series. Just like the moonwalk, it...
  • Vick 'very thankful'

    Vick 'very thankful'
    Michael Vick never has been better than with Dan Reeves. In their lone season together as starting quarterback and head coach, Vick made the Pro Bowl, set personal records and led the Atlanta Falcons to the playoffs. Most impressive, Vick and the Falcons...
  • Emotional tale of Rams' Vermeil a sob story

    It was enough to make a grown man cry. Only Dick Vermeil didn't. At least not immediately. That was the one real upset of the Rams win in Super Bowl XXXIV. Vermeil completed a long, winding and improbable journey Sunday. His walked off the field a...