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Sports: Football / Hockey Violence #106803

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 08, 1987
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(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Philadelphia Eagles-Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers-Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers football games reported; scenes shown courtesy of CBS and NBC Sports. NHL decision of violence in ice hockey reported; details given, scenes shown. ["Sports Illustrated" E.M. SWIFT - discusses hockey violence.] ["Philadelphia Inquirer" Al MORGANTI - says sport sells controlled mayhem.] New York Rangers player Tomas Sandstrom shown being attacked by high-sticking from Dave Brown during two different games. ["Philadelphia Daily News" Jay GREENBERG - says Brown's most recent attack was bad.] [On May 13, NHL president John ZIEGLER - says if the game ain't broke, don't fix it.] ["New York Daily News" Frank BROWN - says officials don't want to end violence.] [SWIFT - says league wants players like Brown to play.] [New York Rangers general manager Phil ESPOSITO - says we may have to add "goons" to our team.] New Ranger players named. [SWIFT - says you can't win without enforcers.] [FANS - discuss violence.] Results of ESPN poll on fans response to hockey violence given.

Reporter(s):
Gandolf, Ray
Duration:
00:04:20

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