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"Wait a minute! Wait a minute! Sonny Liston's not coming out! Sonny Liston's not coming out! He's out! The winner and new heavyweight champion of the world is Cassius Clay!" We loved him, we loved to hate him, but stentorian sportscaster Howard Cosell (1918-1995) could not be ignored. In fact, at times, he became the story and famous athletes his accomplices. As Mark Ribowsky's biography vividly notes, Cosell helped change the face of televised sports with his Monday Night Football press-box dynamics and his ongoing dialogue with Muhammad Ali (a.k.a. Cassius Clay). For any old sports fan, this well-researched book will enhance your memories; for younger sports fans, it will give you a new sense of televised sports as we now see them.