Dan Coughlin

Speaking Fee: $200
Hometown: Rocky River, OH
Restrictions: none

Dan Coughlin has covered Cleveland sports for more than four decades, as a sportswriter for The Plain Dealer (1964-1982) and on WJW-TV 8 (since 1983). His columns also appeared in the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, Medina Gazette, Lake County News-Herald, Painesville Telegraph and other newspapers. He was twice named Ohio sportswriter of the year and was honored with an Emmy award. He traveled with the Browns and Indians, and covered some of the biggest college football games of the 20th century, including five major bowl games. He was at ringside for several world championship fights as well as the Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier series. He covered 17 Indianapolis 500s and several auto races in Europe. He lives in Rocky River, Ohio.

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Just One More Story …
Last Call! Dan tells his last batch of stories about the most unusual, eccentric and outlandish people he’s known in 50 years as a sports journalist. Dan has hundreds of great stories, and he tells them in his naturally boisterous style.

Books by Dan Coughlin