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Sports: Tennis, Olympic Trials, Basketball Players' Personality Testing #142018

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 27, 1992
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Highlights shown from Wimbledon tennis matches between Jim Courier -Andrei Olhovskiy and John McEnroe -David Wheaton and from the Olympic trials in New Orleans, Louisiana, where decathlete Dan O'Brien failed in the pole vault event. Report introduced.

(New York: Armen Keteyian) The NBA's testing of potential high- priced professional basketball talent, including the use of personality testing, featured; scenes shown. [Minnesota Timberwolves coach Jimmy RODGERS, Milwaukee Bucks personnel director Lee ROSE, Caliper Psychological Testing Jeanne GREENBERG, Timberwolves psychologist Jim MARTIN - comment.] Off-the-court behavior of University of Arkansas star Todd Day that led to questions about his character cited as an example. [DAY - comments on testing.] [Denver Nuggets general manager Bernie BICKERSTAFF - assesses personality testing.] [GREENBERG - says Day tested well.]

Gandolf, Ray;
Keteyian, Armen;
Simpson, Carole

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