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Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Scott Breslove - Goodreads

Ugh! Damn me for having to finish a book once I start it. I was not a big fan of Mr. Cosell or his writing, based solely on what I was reading in this book... And it never got better. He had some ... Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Cedric Hendrix - Goodreads

Howard Cosell was a genius, infinitely smarter than Yours Truly. As such, I can only imagine Howard haunting me with verbal pimp-slaps if I even attempted to criticize his writing. Read the book ... Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Aaron Million - Goodreads

Cosell's take on his highly controversial broadcasting career, especially focused on his boxing work of the 1960s and Monday Night Football broadcasts of the 1970s to early 1980s. Everyone has a side to their stories, and Cosell certainly does. Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

There's a 5 star book lurkimg deep within the heart of these pages. That 5 star book is swept along on the bark of the erudite, fluent, and multisyllabic prose that Cosell delivers in such copious ... Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Nothing, it seems, happened in the 70s or 80s without the principals seeking Cosell out for advice, usually at a long lunch or a bleary cocktail party. Best part of the book?! After Page 380, he shuts up. Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Bob M. - Goodreads

Wasn't a big fan of the man, but he knew different sides of certain sports, and his knowledge is undeniable. Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Roger Wood - Goodreads

This review is dedicated to Robert Paoli, the man who introduced me to the fundamentals of journalism. Professor Paoli, my journalism teacher at Wardlaw from 1982-1986, gave this book to me upon my ... Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Murdock Hendrix - Goodreads

I have never read a book about sports so interesting than I Never Played the Game by Howard Cosell. This is an exclusive insider's look into the wheeling and dealings of football, baseball, the NFL ... Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Charles - Goodreads

I enjoyed Howard Cosell's announcing. Loved his dramatic voice and unique diction. This book is interesting because it shows the real Cosell. As a history that tells us some important things about the ... Read full review

Review: I Never Played the Game

User Review  - Erik - Goodreads

Keep a dictionary handy. Read full review


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