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Frank Gifford Convinced Howard Cosell to Announce John Lennon's Death on Monday Night Football [VIDEO]

By: Jim Johnson

With the passing on Sunday of broadcaster and former NFL great Frank Gifford, we are reminded of one of the most memorable events to happen during ABC’s Monday Night Football, on which Gifford was an announcer for 27 years. 104 more words


Show Biz Buzz: Frank Gifford Has Died

Every weekday at 6:05 and 8:05 AM Valerie Knight gives us the latest celebrity gossip and Hollywood scoop.  Football star turned broadcaster Frank Gifford died Sunday at his Connecticut home, hear what he thought about he and Howard Cosell announcing the murder of John Lennon during “Monday Night Football’.   25 more words


Pro Football Hall Of Famer Frank Gifford Dies At 84

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NEW YORK (AP) — From the football field to the broadcast booth, Frank Gifford was a star. And a winner. 890 more words


Remembering NFL legend Frank Gifford, who was involved in one of the most infamous moments in MNF history

Famed NFL broadcaster and Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford died Sunday morning at the age of 84. His wife, NBC “Today” show co-host Kathie Lee Gifford, and family announced the news. 267 more words


Watch Frank Gifford Convince Howard Cosell To Tell The Nation John Lennon Was Dead

In light of the passing of the legendary Frank Gifford on Sunday, it’s a good time to revisit one of the most surreal moments of Gifford’s broadcasting career. 290 more words


Howard Cosell Was Quite Incorrect About the Future Fortunes of ESPN and John Madden

Howard Cosell passed away 20 years ago this month. In this three-part series, we look back on his contributions to sports media. The first installment  1,967 more words