Grossman, Director of 10 Super Bowls, Dies
NEW YORK (AP) Sandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts, has died. He was 78.
His son, Dean, said Grossman died Wednesday at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., of cancer.
Grossman spent more than two decades in the TV truck working with the celebrated announcing duo of Pat Summerall and John Madden for CBS and Fox. He also directed 18 NBA Finals and five Stanley Cup Finals.
CBS SportsChairman Sean McManus calls Grossman "one of the great directors in the history of sportstelevision." Fox SportsPresident Eric Shanks describes him as "a brilliant director and a thoughtful colleague."