Three Harbaughs, a Hoosier and Steve Sabol Walked Into a Bar …
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Three Harbaughs, a Hoosier and Steve Sabol Walked Into a Bar …

Just kidding.  But they did all gather around a table back in 2009, when Steve hosted John and Jim Harbaugh, their father Jack, and their brother-in-law, Indiana men’s basketball coach Tom Crean, in a discussion … MORE ►

Tributes to Steve
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Tributes to Steve

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks to all those who have sent along condolences, kind words, comments, blog posts, and emails since Steve’s death.  Like his work, the tributes to this great man have been poignant.  Following are MORE ►

TDIF: Big Ed Enshrined in Hall of Fame
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TDIF: Big Ed Enshrined in Hall of Fame

One year ago today, on August 6, 2011, NFL Films founder Ed Sabol was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Here’s a look back at his historic induction in Canton, as originally presented … MORE ►

“A Football Life” Producer’s Notes: One Master and One Genius
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“A Football Life” Producer’s Notes: One Master and One Genius

I’ve been lucky enough to have worked for some great men in my career.

My first college internship was with director Martin Scorsese; my second was with Oliver Stone.  I followed those up with low-paying … MORE ►

Sabol Files: A Ring for a Red Letter Day
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Sabol Files: A Ring for a Red Letter Day

Two weeks ago during a Broncos practice, our cameras captured a conversation between Denver’s head coach John Fox and his second year wide receiver Eric Decker.  In the season opener, Decker had helped the Broncos … MORE ►

Ed Sabol Receives His Ring
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Ed Sabol Receives His Ring

Today at NFL Films, Ed Sabol formally received his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring from the Hall of Fame President, Steve Perry.  Big Ed’s Hall of Fame honor continues to be a celebration for … MORE ►

Sabol Files: The First Autumn Wind
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Sabol Files: The First Autumn Wind

Through the years the Raider identity has been embodied by a host of hard cases and rough customers, men like running back Marv Hubbard, who once prepared himself for a game by punching out the … MORE ►

Sabol Files: Lombardi vs Belichick
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Sabol Files: Lombardi vs Belichick

In our early years NFL Films didn’t capture anyone as well as we did Vince Lombardi.  Thanks to my Dad’s relationship with him, we followed Lombardi around the field and in the weight room, attending … MORE ►

Sabol Files: Opening Day
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Sabol Files: Opening Day

Among all the scripts that Steve Sabol has written about the start of a new season, one of his favorite lines appeared in the 1974 edition of “Championship Chase,” narrated by John Facenda.  Above is … MORE ►