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Sports: Football, Tennis, Septuagenarian Athlete #100208

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 30, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Dan Lovett) Steelers-Bears, Rams-Jets football games detailed; scenes shown. Performances of individual players (named) mentioned. Scores of other NFL (National Football League) games reported Boris Becker-John McEnroe tennis match noted; details given, scenes shown. Jack Nicklaus and Willie Shoemaker mentioned as illustrating irrelevancy of age in sports. Septuagenarian tennis player and college student Joe Sweeney profiled; scenes shown. [SWEENEY, Peter SHEARSTONE - recall players' reaction to Sweeney's presence on team.] [Coach Grant LONGLEY - recalls Sweeney's comment in CPR class.] [SWEENEY - dismisses age factor.] [LONGLEY, Susan JOYCE, John MacKAY - praise Sweeney's youthfulness.] [Coleen HONOHAN - describes Sweeney's impact on her life.] [SWEENEY - comments.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Lovett, Dan

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