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Sports: Auto Racing, Horse Racing, Pro Basketball, Robinson #115591

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 1988
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(Studio: Brit Hume) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Speed records at Indianapolis 500 time trials reported; speeds of drivers Danny Sullivan and Rick Mears noted; scenes shown. "Bet Twice" reported winning Pimlico Stakes race in MD; scenes shown. NBA basketball play-off games results reported; scenes shown from CBS Sports; teams named. Basketball tryouts for United States Olympic team reported Report introduced.

(Annapolis, Maryland: Steve Shepard) Preparations by Navy Ensign David Robinson for Olympic basketball tryouts featured; scenes shown. [ROBINSON - describes his training and his goals.] Game film shown from CBS Sports of Robinson's college career with Naval Academy team. [ROBINSON - describes desk job in Navy.] [Navy basketball coach Pete HERRMANN - talks about Robinson.] [On WTBS, NBA commissioner David STERN - says San Antonio Spurs select Robinson.] [In San Antonio, Texas, ROBINSON - greets crowd.] Robinson shown training with another Olympic hopeful Danny Ferry. [Duke Univ. player FERRY - talks about Robinson.] [ROBINSON - talks about other countries' impressions of United States gained from seeing athletes.]

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Olympics mentioned.

Gandolf, Ray;
Hume, Brit;
Shepard, Steve

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