LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Larry Kamm, Emmy award-winning sports director for ABC, has died in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 64.
During his career, Kamm worked on many top events, including the Indianapolis 500, the Grand Prix of Monaco, Super Bowl XXII, pre-game, halftime and post-game coverage of Super Bowl XXV, "Monday Night Football," the Professional Bowlers Tour, Major League Baseball, NBA and college basketball, the 1994 World Cup Soccer Studio Show and Bowl Championship Series college football, including the 2004 Sugar Bowl.
He reported for 10 Olympics covering events including figure skating, gymnastics, Alpine skiing and cross-country skiing, beginning with the 1964 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria.
Kamm earned 13 Emmys for his work.
"We will always remember Larry for his passion for broadcasting and his insatiable appetite for work," said George Bodenheimer, president, ABC Sports and ESPN, Inc. "No job was too big or too small for him, and he always went about his work with a great spirit of cooperation. In this business he stands out as someone who never put his own needs before the needs of the show."