NFL Films' Steve Sabol Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

NFL Films president Steve Sabol is in stable condition in Kansas City after suffering a seizure on Saturday night.

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NFL Films' Steve Sabol To Begin Brain Tumor Treatment

NFL Films president Steve Sabol suffered a seizure two weeks ago in Kansas City and has been diagnosed with a primary tumor in his brain, a spokesperson said in a statement. Sabol was in Kansas City for the 101 Awards when he suffered the seizure.

According to the statement, he's beginning treatment.

"(Steve) will begin treatments soon," the statement said. "Steve is in good spirits and is deeply appreciative of everyone's good wishes."      

Sabol is expected to undergo radiation and chemotherapy.

The news on Sabol came several weeks after his father, was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ed Sabol is the founder of NFL Films. Steve started working with NFL Films in 1964 and has won 27 Emmys in that time.

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NFL Films' Steve Sabol Stable After Seizure

NFL Films president Steve Sabol is in stable condition in Kansas City after suffering a seizure on Saturday night.

 68, Sabol was in Kansas City attending the 101 Awards, where he was going to accept the Lamar Hunt Award for Professional Football on behalf of NFL Films. He suffered the seizure at the event. Witnesses said Sabol was in the hotel ballroom at the beginning of the banquet’s program but was unable to stay and accept the award.

Sabol was taken to a hospital and was "awake and alert" on Monday.

Steve Sabol has been with NFL Films since 1964 and has  27 Emmy Awards for writing, cinematography, editing, directing and producing.

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