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Sports: Basketball, Drug Testing, Sex Discrimination #107981

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 14, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) IN-Auburn, Duke-Xavier, Notre Dame-TCU, Kansas State-UNLV basketball games and performances of individual players (named) detailed; scenes shown.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Jim Lampley) Expected impact of Stanford Univ. swim team captain Simone LeVant's successful legal challenge to NCAA's mandatory drug testing rule on program's future examined; details given, scenes shown courtesy CBS Sports. [LeVANT - hopes other athletes and NCAA rethink their positions.] Program's details outlined. [NCAA drug testing committee chairperson John TONER - defs. program.] [Coaches Jim BOEHEIM, Jerry TARKANIAN, John THOMPSON - comment.] NCAA's experience with testing program so far recalled affecting football player Brian Bosworth. [Coach Digger PHELPS - notes Saint Joseph aspirin is illegal in NCAA tournament.] [Commissioner Dave GAVITT - cites potential consequences for innocent athletes.]

(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Outcome of Louisiana high school student Alyson Habetz's effort to play on boys baseball team reported; details given, scenes shown.

Lampley, Jim;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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