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Roone Arledge

Born: July 8, 1931
Sports TV pioneer

innovator of live events, anthology shows, Olympic coverage, “Monday Night Football” and “Wide World of Sports”; ran ABC Sports from 1968–86; ran ABC News from 1977–98.

Died: New York, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2002

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