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Longtime NFL Films composer Sam Spence dies at 88

Ed and Steve Sabol were the founders, John Facenda was the voice and now the music of NFL Films has died. Sam Spence, longtime composer for NFL Films died Saturday at 88 years old after being in poor health the previous few months. If you have ever watched an NFL Films video over the past 50 years, you have heard Sam Spence’s orchestral music grace the legendary passes of Bart...
Via The Comeback
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ed Sabol changed the way we understand football

By Matt Verderame On Monday, Ed Sabol passed away at age 98. Sabol, the godfather of NFL Films, changed the way the public viewed football forever when he started Blair Motion Pictures all the way back in 1962. With Sabol’s passing, a generation who grew up watching the NFL through programs such as This Week in Pro Football and NFL Game of the Week lost a titan of the industry...
Via Awful Announcing
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

RIP Ed Sabol: The man who is changed everything with NFL Films

Steve Sabol may have taken NFL Films to another level with his cinematic flair, but it was his father Ed Sabol who had the original vision. Tributes are pouring in today for the elder Sabol, who passed away yesterday at the age of 98. Just imagine what football would be like without NFL Films. Perhaps the most remarkable part of Sabol’s story is that he had no professional film...
Via Sherman Report
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe – How Penn State recruiting will evolve

A quick rundown of some Penn State news and notes to get your day started as you enjoy your morning coffee and perhaps a bagel Penn State Recruiting News Lions 247 has some VIP info and reaction on Penn State and Class of 2017 linebacker target Dylan Rivers. Lions 247 also has a good free read on how the coaching staff is looking to tweak its recruiting approach with regard to splitting...
Via Nittany Lions Den
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Sabol, NFL Films Founder Who Changed Sports Broadcasting, Dies At 98

NEW YORK — Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting and transformed pro football from an up-and-coming sport to must-watch theater, has died. He was 98. Sabol died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., the league said. Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. During his tenure at NFL Films from 1964...
Via NESN.com
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Films founder, OSU alumnus Ed Sabol dies at age 98

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting and transformed pro football from an up-and-coming sport to must-watch theater, has died. He was 98. Sabol died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, the league said. Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. During his tenure at NFL Films from 1964-1995, the organization...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol passes away at 98

Ed Sabol, who created NFL Films in the 1960s, passed away Monday in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the age of 98, NFL.com reported. Sabol, along with his late son, Steve, brought a unique style to the sport and, for that matter, all sports. They combined music with live mics on coaches and players, and it added a familiarity to the sport for its fans. Ed and Steve Sabol are both Hall of...
Via FOX Sports
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

There will be no more film at NFL Films

Dating back to when Ed Sabol filmed the 1962 NFL Championship Game with a 16 millimeter camera, NFL Films has exclusively used film to shoot games, documentaries and its various programs. If you visit the NFL Films headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, you’ll see its vaults which contain more than 100 million feet of 16 millimeter film all stored in canisters. That is about to change...
Via Awful Announcing
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Sabol’s NFL Films office remains almost untouched two years after his passing

If you were to make a Mount Rushmore of the most influential individuals in sports broadcasting, you could make a very good case for Steve Sabol to be etched on that mountain.  He never announced a game, never was president of ESPN, and never was the most famous broadcaster at any point in his career. As a kid, I knew Steve Sabol as the man who would introduce Football Follies videos...
Via Awful Announcing
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Door remains open: MMQB takes a tour of Steve Sabol’s office; still intact at NFL Films

Definitely make some time to read this story by Emily Kaplan of MMQB about Steve Sabol’s office at NFL Films. Feels good to know that everything remains untouched nearly two years after his death. From the story: The door to Steve Sabol’s office remains open, as always. The lights are on and the computer is plugged in, even though the man who worked behind the large mahogany...
Via Sherman Report
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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