10 August 2015 From the section US & Canada Frank Gifford worked for ABC’s Monday Night Football for nearly 30 years after retiring Frank Gifford – a star American football player and later a broadcaster who helped to popularise the sport – has died aged 84. He died at his home in Connecticut of natural causes, his family said. Frank Gifford won the 1956 NFL title with the New York Giants and was inducted into the American Football Hall of Fame in 1977. After his playing career he moved into TV commentary, working for ABC’s Monday Night Football from 1971 to 1997. “Frank Gifford was the ultimate Giant. He was the face of our franchise for so many years,” Giants President John Mara said….
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