Aug 112015
Frank Gifford joins Howard Cosell and "Dandy" Don Meredith in that broadcast booth in the sky

Frank Gifford, the last surviving member of the greatest broadcast team in the history of American television (and the world in general), died Sunday. He was 84 years old. Frank was preceded in death by¬†former ABC Monday Night Football booth-mates¬†Howard Cosell (1995) and “Dandy” Don Meredith (2010). (I wrote about Meredith’s passing here. It remains […]

Dec 072010

Don Meredith was listed at 6’3″, 210 pounds, but to a growing nation of football fan, he was bigger than life. Because of him and his ABC booth partners, Frank Gifford and Howard Cosell, the NFL experienced unprecedented growth during the 1970s. The game that had long labored under the giant shadow of Major League […]