Arledge brought modern innovations to TV sports
NEW YORK -- Roone Arledge, a pioneering television executive at ABC News and Sports responsible for creating shows from "Monday Night Football'' to "Nightline,'' died Thursday. He was 71.
Arledge died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, spokesman Jeffrey Schneider said. The cause of death was complications from cancer, ABC News reported.
"We've lost a great man and a great friend, a creative genius and innovator who changed the face of television and impacted the careers ...
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