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Wisdom Wednesday: Howard Cosell Edition

“The veracity of my pellucid acumen is validated not by the words alone, but by the indomitable vanguard who uttered them at their inception.” –Howard Cosell, after the Holmes-Cobb fight where he vowed never to call another boxing match #wisdomwednesday

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GIVE 'HOWL' A CHANCE

March 25th in history:

March 25th is the date when U.S. Customs agents seized more than 500 copies of the Allen Ginsberg poem “Howl” that were being imported from England. 117 more words

Today In History

Student Success Statement

“What’s right isn’t always popular. What’s popular isn’t always right.”
Howard Cosell

Reflection: This statement applies itself to a lot of what happens in life daily. 55 more words

Student Success Statement

“What’s right isn’t always popular. What’s popular isn’t always right.”

What this quote means is that most times, the right choice is the unpopular choice and vice versa. 29 more words

The Super Bowl - What Else?

I was there at the beginning.  The broadcast opens inside a control room.  Somebody says, “Roll tape.”  The lights come up.  The music swells (not Hank Williams, Jr.)  And they play a football game.   146 more words

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Raising the Bar, Raising the Roof

From Jack Johnson to Muhammad Ali, from T.O. to Richard Sherman, America has always had a love/hate relationship with the Black sports figure. Larger than life with an attitude and ego to match, in many ways they could be considered the ancestors and counterparts of today’s rap stars. 429 more words

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