ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 15, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Kansas-S.W. Missouri State, Ohio State-Georgetown and other college basketball games detailed, performances of individual players (named) mentioned; scenes shown courtesy CBS Sports.
(Dallas, Texas: Rick Reilly) Texas's reassessment of its football mania in wake of SMU scandal examined; scenes shown. [Governor Bill CLEMENTS - apologizes for his role in SMU violations.] Clements' admission of illegal payments to SMU football players while serving on school's board of govs. recalled. [PLAYER - comments.] No. Southwest Conf. schools in Texas on probation or under investigation by NCAA noted; allegations against TCU, Texas A&M, Houston listed. [Writer Dan JENKINS - cites need for schools to violate rules if they are to remain competitive.] [Dallas Cowboys partner Bum BRIGHT - blames newspapers.] [Coaches Tim EDWARDS, Jim WACKER - comment.] [Texas historian A.C. GREENE - notes state's approach to problem-solving.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) NFL, ABC, and ESPN reported reaching agreement on Monday night football bdcsts.; details given.
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