He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1951 with a degree in Arts and Sciences.
His profile of Howard Cosell, written for Sports Illustrated was selected as on of the best pieces ever published in the magazine.
His first job was as a journalist with the Daily Times in Erie, Pennsylvania, for thirty eight dollars and fifty cents a week.
Myron invented the "Terrible Towel" in 1975.
He announced his retirement on June 21, 2005.
His autobiography Double Yoi was published in 2002.
He is the only commentator to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
He is, so far, the only football announcer to be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.
He graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School, in Pittsburgh, and the University of Pittsburgh.
Myron: (on the current state of sports journalism) Nowadays, you find the dirt, you put it in print. It's writing for the sake of profit. I hear this excuse from the practitioners of this crap that "we only give the public what they want." That's a lot of bull. It's an abdication of responsibility.
Myron One thing I really looked forward to when I retired was reading books that have nothing to do with sports. I became an ignoramus because I concentrated so much on preparation for the talk show.
Myron: (to the program director of WTAE Radio, after being offered a job) Don't try to kid me. I've heard my voice on tape.
Myron Cope: (referring to Washington owner Daniel Snyder who complained about his team being called the "Wash Redfaces") If that boy billionaire thinks he can shut me up, he should stick his head in a can of paint.
Myron Cope: (referring to the Cincinnati Bengals) The Bungles have lived up to their name once again!