Howie Schwab
Name: Howard Schwab
Born: September 17, 1960
Birth Hometown: Baldwin Nassau County, New York
Occupation: Consultant, Writer
Years active: 1987-present
Known for: His memorable sports career
Howard "Howie" Schwab (born September 17, 1960) is best-known as the sports trivia expert and final adversary on ESPN's Stump the Schwab.

Early CareerEdit

In the 1980s, Schwab served as the editor-in-chief of College % Pro Football News Weekly. Schwab's career with ESPN began in 1987, when he signed as a freelance researcher and was subsequently promoted to full-time duties. By 1995, he was the coordinating producer for the network's website, Since 1998, Schwab has served as a coordinating producer for ESPN studio production, which entails duties on programs such as SportsCenter. Schwab also served as a resident couch potato on ESPN's First Take on which he discussed the top sports television programs each weekend. Schwab rates the TV lineups on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on a 1-5 bags of chips ratings system. Schwab also appears with Merrill Hoge and Matthew Berry on ESPNEWS' Sunday Fantasy Insider. Nicknamed "The Sultan of Sports Trivia", Schwab often wears sports jerseys when appearing on his namesake program.

Later CareerEdit

  • Schwab is a graduate of St. John's University, who retired a basketball jersey with his name, despite the fact that he did not participate in athletics while attending the school. Originally from Baldwin, Nassau County, New York Schwab is an avid Yankees, Giants and Hartford Whalers (now known as the Carolina Hurricanes) fan.
  • As part of cost cutting efforts, Schwab was released from ESPN in June 2013.
  • In 2014, Schwab joined Sports Jeopardy! as a consultant and writer.

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