ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 29, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(Studio: John Snyder) Highlights from pro football playoff game between Dallas Cowboys-Chicago Bears and college football bowl game between University of Georgia-University of Arkansas shown. Report introduced.
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Review given of both the year's highlights and the intrusion of reality into the world of sports in 1991; scenes shown of victorious basketball teams Duke University and the Chicago Bulls and the announcement from Earvin "Magic" Johnson that he has the AIDS virus; of football Super Bowl win by New York Giants and deaths of football greats Harold "Red" Grange and Paul Brown and injury to player Mike Utley; of baseball records set by Nolan Ryan and Rickey Henderson, World Series win by Minnesota Twins and drug problems of players Otis Nixon and Steve Howe; of hockey victory by Pittsburgh Penguins, whose coach Bob Johnson, soon died; of rape indictment of boxer Mike Tyson and auto accident that crippled jockey Bill Shoemaker; of tennis players Jimmy Connors and Monica Seles; of record-breaking performances in track and field by sprinter Carl Lewis and long jumper Mike Powell; of golf wins by John Daly, Meg Mallon and Pat Bradley and of gymnastic performance by American Kim Zmeskal.
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