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Football / Drug Scandal #284741

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 1982
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(Studio) NFL (National Football League) said trying to avert player strike. Saint Louis Cardinals reported beginning program for drug users.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Saints player George Washington Rogers' admission to cocaine use noted. [ROGERS - apologizes.] Extent of drug use among NFL teams examined. Saints player, Don Reese, in "Sports Illustrated", noted describing drug use among Saints; details given. [NFL cmsr. Pete ROZELLE - notes purpose of NFL (National Football League) course.] [NFL Players Association spokesperson Edward GARVEY - comments.] Conviction of player Mike Strachan recalled. Govt. investigation into drug use in NFL (National Football League) said continuing [ROGERS - claims mistake won't be repeated.]
REPORTER: Karen Stone

Rather, Dan;
Stone, Karen

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