Idol Makers: How Steve And Ed Sabol Turned NFL Films Into An Empire

Originally published in the Sept. 1996 issue of Philadelphia Magazine, and reprinted here with the author's permission. » 2/12/15 3:23pm 2/12/15 3:23pm

Steve Sabol, President Of NFL Films, Is Dead

Steve Sabol, the president of NFL Films, died today following an 18-month battle with brain cancer. He was 69. Sabol took over NFL Films from his father, Ed, who founded the company in 1962, and he won over 40 Emmys. Sabol will likely be remembered for his company's many sports broadcasting innovations, including… » 9/18/12 2:18pm 9/18/12 2:18pm