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USFL-NFL Suit #103958

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: John McKenzie) Outcome of USFL's antitrust suit against NFL examined; details given, scenes shown. [USFL commissioner Harry USHER - is disappointed.] [NFL commissioner Pete ROZELLE - is pleased with settlement.] USFL's problems since its inception reviewed; basis of its suit against NFL and latter's response outlined on screen, discussed. (Artist: Aggie Whelan Kenny)

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Ray Gandolf) USFL's economy and organizational problems since beginning reviewed in detail; scenes shown. Player Herschel Walker mentioned, shown. New Jersey Generals owner Don. Trump's merger with Houston Gamblers discussed; player Jim Kelly mentioned. Trump's alleged desire to merge with NFL (National Football League) considered.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [USHER - claims trial's outcome vindicated USFL owners; anticipates league's future.]

Gandolf, Ray;
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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