Steve Sabol dies at age 69

Updated: September 19, 2012, 6:57 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- With the eye of an art history major, Steve Sabol filmed the NFL as a ballet and blockbuster movie all in one.

Half of the father-son team that revolutionized sports broadcasting, the NFL Films president died Tuesday of brain cancer at age 69 in Moorestown, N.J. He leaves behind a league bigger than ever, its fans enthralled by the plot twists and characters he so deftly chronicled.

"Steve Sabol was the creative genius behind the remarkable work of NFL Films," NFL ...

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