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Cable, NFL Media, and NFL Films’ Dinosaur Television

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how the development of cable television and NFL Media enhanced the production and circulation of NFL Films content. As NFL Films' programming set the stage for the development ... More


Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Travis Vogan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

NFL Films changed the way Americans view football. This book traces the subsidiary's development from a small independent film production company to the marketing machine that Sports Illustrated ... More


Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics

Jesse Berrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041709
eISBN:
9780252050374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041709.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book explores professional football’s rising popularity in the 1960s and its simultaneous promotion by the NFL as “what makes this country great.” Taking the NFL seriously as a producer of ... More


The Creation of the Modern NFL in the 1960s

Michael Oriard

in Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter looks at the emergence of the modern National Football League (NFL) in the 1960s. It explores the growing popularity of the players and discusses how football became the nation's favorite ... More


More Movies than News

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the productions of NFL Films that not only document but also exalt the National Football League (NFL). NFL Films productions document and provide historical records of NFL ... More


Conclusion: The Persistence and Obsolescence of NFL Films

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This concluding chapter examines the continued presence of NFL Films' traditional practices—and the values they deliver—at a time when the National Football League (NFL) evidences less support for ... More


Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652443
eISBN:
9781469652467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652443.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation ... More


Conclusion: NFL Protests and White Supremacy in the Mass Market

Taylor Nygaard and Jorie Lagerwey

in Horrible White People: Gender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479885459
eISBN:
9781479805341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885459.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Because so much of the book focuses on niche-marketed programming or shows with a very specific politicized, classed, and racialized address, in summing up the arguments and impacts of this ... More


Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Michael Oriard

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry—and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. This field-level view of the ... More


Digital Live-Action 3-D

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

3D concert films and digital live action 3D adventure films. Sports 3D TV is also considered along with delivery using satellite and cable systems.


The NFL Should Auction Possession in Overtime Games

Yeon-Koo Che and Terrence Hendershott

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0032
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Super Bowl XLIII of 2009 featured one of the closest contests in Super Bowl history. If not for the miraculous catch by Santonio Holmes in the waning seconds, the Steelers might have kicked a ... More


Search and Destroy

Jesse Berrett

in Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041709
eISBN:
9780252050374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041709.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the impact of the 1960 CBS documentary The Violent World of Sam Huff, which treated professional football as a painful workplace, and NFL Films’ subsequent reshaping of that ... More


Introduction

Michael Oriard

in Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard.3
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Introduction provides an overview on changes in the image of professional football over the years. It provides a detailed discussion on the origin of the National Football League (NFL). It ... More


No Freedom, No Football

Michael Oriard

in Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

TThe chapter considers the role of freedom in football. It discusses the emergence of the growing popularity and stardom of O. J. Simpson and the Miami Dolphins. It looks into the role played by ... More


The New NFL

Michael Oriard

in Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter focuses on the emergence of the “new NFL” in the 1990s and its economic foundation. Labor peace, television contracts, and stadium revenue played an important role in the progress of the ... More


Football As Product

Michael Oriard

in Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter looks in detail at the marketing and branding of NFL football. It looks into the shift in the image of football from a sport to a brand and entertainment product. It discusses the ... More


“We Ought to See What We’re Buying”: The NFL Draft and Regimes of Visibility

Thomas P. Oates

in Football and Manliness: An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040948
eISBN:
9780252099489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040948.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details how the mediated NFL draft emerged out of a set of contingencies produced by shifts in sport media industries during the early 1980s. The event grew in popularity by presenting ... More


Man Management: Football Gaming and the “Financialization of Daily Life”

Thomas P. Oates

in Football and Manliness: An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040948
eISBN:
9780252099489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040948.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how commercial entertainments relating to the NFL advance a vision of idealized citizenship in the twenty-first century U.S. which is budget-conscious and market-oriented. The ... More


Introduction: NFL Films and Pro Football

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores how NFL Films shaped the way Americans view football and paved the way for the emergence of cable television and Internet sports media. Baseball is traditionally recognized as ... More


Creating and Sustaining America’s Game

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter charts the National Football League's (NFL) meteoric rise, thanks to NFL Films' unwavering designation of pro football as a unique and unifying reflection of America. Fueled by a ... More


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