Art McNally, the stalwart leader of the National Football League officiating department and preeminent advisor for six decades, has died on Jan. 1 of natural causes at the age of 97. McNally was the first and only official to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame last August.
Enshrinement of Art McNally
Special coverage surrounding the enshrinement of former field judge, referee, and supervisor of officials Art McNally to the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2022, as the first on-field official to become a Hall of Famer.
Hall of Fame photo album
Hey, Canton, let’s do this again soon!
Commentary by Mark Schultz from Canton, Ohio What a whirlwind weekend! Art McNally is officially a Hall of Famer. In a moving ceremony, McNally's grandchildren presented him and revealed his bust. McNally received plaudits from the crowd -- including several retired and active NFL officials. 27,000 people have played or contributed to
‘Dear Canton’: Art McNally sends his thanks to the city where he will be part of history
Gold jacket presented to Art McNally’s family at Hall of Fame ceremony
Art McNally's family accepts his Hall of Fame ring before his enshrinement
Reporting from Canton, Ohio Art McNally, long considered the father of modern football officiating, will get all of the usual adornments that come with the enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: the gold jacket and the bronze bust. Sometimes overlooked, each new enshrinee also reveives a ring to recognize
NFL weather safety has come a long way
Reporting from Canton, Ohio Last night's Hall of Fame game had a delayed start due to lightning in the area. https://twitter.com/footballzebras/status/1555339699828531201 There are a few games each year - pre-season and regular season - that are delayed by lightning. The game will continue in a downpour, but lightning stops the whole thing. Up until
5 officiating observations from the 2022 Hall of Fame Game
McNally locker exhibit is on display in Canton
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is now displaying a Class of 2022 locker exhibit, which contains artifacts of each enshrinee. Art McNally, the former head of officiating and referee, is the single enshrinee from the contributor category in this year's class, and will be the first on-field official enshrined
Art McNally enshrinement speech will be a prerecorded video
Art McNally, the former field judge, referee, and supervisor of officiating, in two weeks will become the first NFL official to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. McNally, 97, will have his enshrinement speech presented during the ceremony via a prerecorded video instead of a live speech,