MNF has lost some of its luster

Our resident Couch Potato likes Al Michaels and John Madden -- but he still misses the great Howard Cosell.

Updated: November 10, 2004, 11:53 AM ET
By David Schoenfield | Page 2

Day 12 ...

When I turned on the tube to watch Monday night's game, my first thought was, "Boy, with that physique, Mike Tice really shouldn't be wearing that kind of shirt."

My next thought was of Howard Cosell. I'm old enough to have watched Cosell on "Monday Night Football," and I realize that kids in college now never saw him call a game. The show remains one of the most popular on television, but I wonder if it lacks the status it used to have. Sure, Monday night is still ...

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