NFL Network Presents Steve Sabol: A Football Life

Tonight on NFL Network, the continuation of NFL Films’ excellent documentary series, A Football Life, except this particular installment is personal for the men and women who produced tonight’s episode. Tonight’s episode focuses on the late Steve Sabol who passed away last year. The man who put his heart and soul into NFL Films right […]

The Big Dozen Sports Media Stories of 2012

Time for the look back at the Year in Sports Media in 2012. Lots of great stuff. The year has been very interesting and we have seen a lot of things. Just doing a Top Ten is never enough for the Year in Review. It’s always an even dozen with some honorable mentions mixed in. […]

A Saturday Sports Media Notebook

Fridays are becoming way too busy for me. I need to find a way to stop it. Anyway, I have some links and thoughts for you in this latest edition of the notebook. ESPN’s Sean McDonough hopes to return to the broadcast booth after undergoing surgery to correct a rare inner ear condition that caused […]

Some Monday Linkage

I’ll do some quick linkage on this Monday. In USA Today, Michael Hiestand talks with NFL on Fox rules analyst Mike Pereira. In his extensive Monday Morning Quarterback column, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King remembers NFL Films’ Steve Sabol. John Ourand at Sports Business Journal notes that MLB will be increasing its haul from ESPN, Fox […]

Some Steve Sabol Links

As Tuesday turns into Wednesday on the East Coast, it’s time to bring you some appreciations and some obituaries from across the country on the late NFL Films President Steve Sabol. Whether it be from media writers or beat reporters, Sabol is being remembered for his influence on the NFL as he helped it to […]

Fang's Bites Top 10 NFL Films Clips

With Steve Sabol’s passing, I thought it would be appropriate to bring you my Top 10 favorite NFL Films moments. These video clips have become iconic just as the moments themselves. 10. Holy Roller, 1978. This was one of the craziest finishes to any game. Between blood rivals, the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego […]

History of NFL Films

The National Football has sent this chronology of NFL Films from its humble beginning in 1962 all the way through today. Amazing how the company has grown to one of the most recognized brands in sports media. Take a look. 50 YEARS OF PIONEER FILMMAKING 1962 Ed Sabol, founder of Blair Motion Pictures (6 employees), […]

NFL Network Obiturary on Steve Sabol

NFL Network and the National Football League has sent this obituary on Steve Sabol, the President of Steve Sabol, the man who helped shape the popularity of the game since 1962. NFL Network Obituary on Steve Sabol NFL Films is more than a production company, it’s an institution. The life’s work of Steve Sabol, a […]

NFL Statement on Steve Sabol

We have the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s statement on the passing of NFL Films President Steve Sabol. STEVE SABOL (1942-2012) NFL Films President Steve Sabol, for five decades the creative force behind the unique brand of storytelling and cinematography that brought America closer to the game of football, died today at the age of 69 […]

Steve Sabol (1942-2012)

When you look at the history of the National Football League on television and the sports media, there are just a few men who come to mind who have had a huge impact on how the sport became America’s Game. Baseball is America’s Pastime, but there’s no doubt that football is America’s Game. Ed and […]