ABC Evening News for
Monday, Nov 24, 1986


Headline: Football / McMahon Injury

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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Dick Schaap) Illegal play by Green Bay Packers tackle Charles Martin against Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, causing serious injury to McMahon, in yesterday's game reviewed; details given, scenes shown. Reaction of Lloyd's of London, insurers of NFL (National Football League) players, noted. [Lloyd's American agent Brian BURNS - claims such incidents are making company considering withdrawal from football market] Injury-related statistics this season outlined; NFL (National Football League) commissioner Pete Rozelle said ruling on Martin incident later in week Amt. Lloyd's paid Joe Theismann last season recalled.

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Program Time:05:52:10 pm - 05:53:40 pm. Duration: 01:30
Reporters:Jennings, Peter; Schaap, Dick
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