Summary: longtime National Football League executive and close advisor to N.F.L. Commissioners Paul Tagliabue and Pete Rozelle whose primary role from 1978 to 1998 was to oversee the league's broadcasting division and to aid negotiations with the networks, but who for more than 30 years was heavily involved in construction the schedule of games.
Cause of Death: Struck and killed by a taxi cab while crossing a street
Born: February 16, 1931
Died: March 6, 2004
Location: New York City, New York