Born: March 25, 1918
Died: April 23, 1995
Occupation: Lawyer, journalist, author, columnist
Biography: Howard William Cosell was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of himself, Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, verbose, a showoff. I have been called all of these. Of course, I am.