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In March of1989, after almost thirty years at the head of the NFL, Pete Rozelle unexpectedly retired two years before the end of his contract. After having turned the NFL into the number one American Sport, and the largest sports business in the…

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This January 25th, 1964 New York Times article by Val Adams describes the new contract awarded to CBS by the NFL to televise its regular season games for the 1964 and 1965 seasons. The massive bid of $14.1 million a year outpaced the bids of rivals…

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No man was more important for the rise of the NFL during the television era than Pete Rozelle. The "PR commissioner", Rozelle guided the league for almost thirty years. In 1964, just four years into his tenure, Rozelle was named by Sports Illustrated…
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