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Colin Cowherd

Colin Murray Cowherd is an American sports media personality. Cowherd began his broadcasting career as sports director of Las Vegas television station KVBC and as a sports anchor on several other stations before joining ESPN in 2003, where he hosted a radio show on the ESPN Radio network and also became one of the original hosts of ESPN's television program SportsNation, as well as Colin's New Football Show. Cowherd is the host of The Herd with Colin Cowherd on Fox Sports Radio and Fox Sports 1. The Herd is FS1's top-rated studio program. He was also a host of Speak For Yourself on FS1. Cowherd also founded and launched his own podcast network "The Volume" in 2021.

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I want to be funny and interesting and compelling.
The culture at ESPN, I found when I left, isn't the same as when I came. It wasn't as much fun.
Tom Brady is aspirational. He married a supermodel. He's creating a global brand. He has houses in Costa Rica, Montana. Tom's always been about growth and evolving. That's not Boston.
A lot of these coaches, they're almost like military leaders, and the media is the enemy. Football coaches are just wired tight. — © Colin Cowherd
A lot of these coaches, they're almost like military leaders, and the media is the enemy. Football coaches are just wired tight.
The Dominican Republic has not been known in my lifetime as having world-class academic abilities.
I don't see myself as subversive. I just don't necessarily buy what people tell me initially.
It's hard to put into words how much fun it is for me, as a broadcaster, to build something with really smart, talented people.
People ask me, 'What's it like to leave ESPN?' and I say, 'I'm not leaving ESPN. I'm leaving ESPNU.' That's what I was on. That network doesn't even have a sales staff.
Sean Taylor, great player has a history of really really bad judgment, really really bad judgment.
Here's something that's interesting if you look at basic metrics or numbers in this country - 71% of African-American men: no dad at home. No disciplinarian. Fathers are often the louder voice, the disciplinarian. Many of those kids don't grow up with a dad.
Even when I agree with the Twitterverse, I don't like the means by which they reach the conclusion. It's a really scary place. And I'm not comfortable with that.
Tom Brady is the two best quarterbacks of all time.
I can't control myself. I wish I could. I've gone to parties, I've gone to games, and I drive home and think, 'God, can't you just not argue for once? Can't you just take what people give you and be happy with their answer?'
The demographics of this country are changing. And the people coming to this country are soccer fans, not hockey fans. — © Colin Cowherd
The demographics of this country are changing. And the people coming to this country are soccer fans, not hockey fans.
Point guard is like the quarterback. It's an IQ-judgment position. The great ones are not about themselves. They're about the others.
New York is a highly educated city. People who are educated generally go to college. People who go to college who are men love college football.
I'm not angry. I like to laugh.
The NFL is one of the first places where many star players finally see discipline. Finally have an authoritative male figure: Buck stops here, I make all the calls, you will not get an opinion.
I'm in the opinion business.
I am not a friend of eSports. It's the same with professional wrestling - it's for booger eaters.
Political radio is often angry.
Who likes being wrong? I don't like being wrong.
So we all want to be liked; I just don't always think I'm that likeable. I think my personality is really 50-50.
Wild card teams usually have some flaws or they wouldn't be one.
Derek Jeter always felt like New York: the good-looking single guy for all those years. He felt like a Yankee.
It's baseball. You don't think a general manager can manage? Like it's impossible? The game is too complex? I've never bought into that, 'Baseball's just too complex.' Really? A third of the sport is from the Dominican Republic.
You have to know what you are and what you're not. And I'm not a politico.
Deep down, I want to be liked, but in the end, I'm willing to argue. Is it because I'm seeking attention? I don't have the answers to that.
Well, I came from a small little town on the beach - Grayland, a town of about 1,000 people. I was the quarterback and a basketball player at Ocosta High School. It was a great community to grow up in.
Do I think John Wall has grown up? Absolutely. Do I think he was immature when he broke into the league? Absolutely.
I think when you host a radio show, just like Jon Stewart hosts a show, I think sometimes I bring up stuff... that makes people cringe.
From a small market, nobody had heard of me. ESPN had guts, they had courage, they rolled the dice. A guy flew into Portland, we got a rare snowstorm, he was stuck there four days, John McConnell listened to me, and he recommended me.
Strong families equal strong leaders.
I can be harsh but I don't think I'm mean.
There's not a single NFL writer in the country who could diagram a play for Bill Belichick.
You know, John Wall and Vick are very similar. I'm not disputing their talent. I mean, Michael Vick and John Wall are fun to watch. But building my franchise around him, leadership position?
Twitter has created a certain momentum that is not always fact-based. I worry about that because I still live in a world where you need to have two sources.
I mean ESPN plucked me out of nowhere and I'm forever grateful for the opportunity. I don't love the way it ended. But I'm not a grudge-holder.
I don't like Derrick Rose, he'd rather score than distribute. That's not who I want as my point guard. — © Colin Cowherd
I don't like Derrick Rose, he'd rather score than distribute. That's not who I want as my point guard.
I hurt people with my words and I regret that.
Soccer has surpassed, in this country, hockey.
Do I think he's got character? Yeah. You don't play defense like that without deeply caring about teammates... John Wall plays real defense. He's got real character.
A soccer star is on the field for two hours. In hockey, your star player is on the ice for 20 minutes.
My parenting philosophy pretty much boils down to this: I love my kids; I tolerate yours. Mine just make common, age-appropriate mistakes - phases, let's call them - while your kids are completely undisciplined and probably need counseling.
A sports writer who covers baseball could go up to Tony La Russa and have a real baseball argument, and Tony would listen and it would seem reasonable.
Talent? Overrated. Leadership? Underrated.
One of the things that was really attractive to me about Fox is they have the NFL, and baseball playoffs.
Let me tell you something, I'm a big believer, when it comes to quarterbacks and point guards: Who's your dad? Who's your dad?
We're in an on-demand world. You can do real-time commentary now with no barriers. I don't have to drive to a studio, don't have to put makeup on. I don't have to go to a studio and get miked up.
I try to be honest and work hard. That's the only two things I worry about. — © Colin Cowherd
I try to be honest and work hard. That's the only two things I worry about.
I can age more elegantly if I curate talent.
I wish everybody in the world liked me, but a lot of them don't. That's because my whatever - my weakness, my vulnerability, my ego, whatever it is.
To me, radio is about making you uncomfortable. Television is about making you comfortable: Who do you like? Who do you want to be friends with? So I don't need to tower over people in television.
Sometimes my tone stinks.
I want to create this really smart, thoughtful podcast network where I do for young people what somebody did for me.
Joe Burrow's self-esteem - and this is really important - is tied to what Joe Burrow thinks of himself. It is about confidence, focus, judgement, maturity.
If I am ever forced to cover guys playing video games, I will retire and move to a rural fishing village and sell bait.
Hockey is no longer a big four. It's football, basketball, baseball and soccer. Now, I'm not talking MLS. I'm talking COPA, World Cup, men's, women's, MLS, youth... and there's a lot of reasons for it.
Baseball is like any sport. It's mostly instincts.
Leadership is IQ, it's not skills.
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