Death of Ed Sabol

September 11, 1916 - February 9, 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona | Age 98

NFL Films founder dies at age 98
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By RACHEL COHEN, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting and reimagined pro football from an up-and-coming league to must-watch theater, has died. He was 98.

Sabol died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, the NFL said.

Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. During his tenure at NFL Films from 1964-1995, the organization won 52 Emmy Awards.

"Through his determination and...

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