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Sports: Basketball, Hockey, Violence, Boxing #107445

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 14, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Illinois-Iowa basketball game and performances of individual players (named) reported; scenes shown courtesy NBC Sports. USSR -NHL All- Stars hockey game detailed; individual players named. Scenes shown courtesy ESPN.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Controversy here over police crackdown on sports violence, especially during hockey games, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Mayor Raymond FLYNN - defs. crackdown.] [FANS - criticize Flynn.] [Commentator Upton BELL - comments.] [City council MBR. - opposes making proposal a law.] [Bruins general manager Harry SINDEN - questions consequence of arresting players during game.] [Center for Sport in Society spokesperson Richard LAPCHICK - defs. concept as ideal; notes fans' role in perpetuating violence.] [FAN - supports Flynn.]

(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Evander Holyfield -Henry Tillman boxing match reported

Bergantino, Joe;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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