Half of the father-son team that revolutionized sports broadcasting, NFL Films President Steve Sabol, died Tuesday of brain cancer. If you aren't a fan of the NFL, you may not realize what an impact Sabol had, not only on football, but on all sports, with his innovative ideas on showing highlights of games.
But fans of the NFL, and people inside the sport, know what a great loss this was. A sampling of reactions:
Terrell Owens (via Twitter): RIP Steve Sabol. I was fortunate 2 work w/Steve during my tenure w/the SF 49ers. Thanks 4 the memories then & now & those 2 come...
Jamal Anderson (via Twitter): R.I.P. Steve Sabol. The game wouldn't be the same without your vision, hard work, and love. From my childhood, to my Super Bowl, Thank you!