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Sports: Snyder / Pro Football / Foreman #111881

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 17, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Report introduced.

(DC: Kenneth Walker) Mtg. of sportscaster Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder, fired by CBS Sports for racist remarks, with Jesse Jackson to issue apology to blacks reported; details given, scenes shown. [SNYDER - apologizes; says black athletes are superior and white athlete is lazy; explains being goaded by reporter] [JACKSON -says policies must be changed.] [SNYDER - says remarks caused trouble.] Snyder's plan to write black civil rights orgs. and athletes to apologize noted.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Defeat of Minnesota Vikings by Washington Redskins in pro football play-off game rptd; scenes shown from CBS Sports; players named. Current score in Denver Broncos-Cleveland Browns game given. Upcoming boxing title fight between Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes mentioned; comeback attempt by boxer George Foreman featured. [FOREMAN - says used to be champion, wants to make money, set example for kids.] Foreman's boxing career detailed; fight scenes shown; opponents named. [FOREMAN - describes religious experience after last bout; explains fighting abilities; says will fight Tyson if necessary.]

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Gandolf, Ray;
Walker, Kenneth
Duration:
00:07:00

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