Sad News: Roone Arledge Dies
Roone Arledge, a pioneering television executive at ABC News and Sports responsible for creating shows from "Monday Night Football" to "Nightline," died Thursday, an ABC News spokesman said. He was 71.
Arledge died Thursday afternoon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, said Jeffrey Schneider, an ABC News spokesman. No cause of death was immediately given.