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(Studio) NFL (National Football League) Mgt. Council reported not yet canceling Thursday scheduled football game between Atlanta and Kansas City despite players' strike; Ted Turner's cable network reported announcing plans to broadcast all-star games composed of striking players.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Players' apparent unity noted; today's activities of players such as Brad Van Pelt mentioned, shown. [Scott BRUNNER, Harry CARSON - comment on strike.] [Bob KUECHENBERG - explains not honoring strike.] Owners' current response to strike outlined on screen. [Lindsay SCOTT, team owner Leonard TOSE - consider possibility of no football season.] Players' demands outlined. [Team owner Art MODELL - responds to Gene Upshaw, Ed Garvey.]
REPORTER: Eric Engberg
(Green Bay, WI) Green Bay Packers' win over New York Giants noted. [Barbara SUPER - thinks team keeps town alive.] [Lynn DICKEY, Bob NOEL - comment on fans, strike's financial impact.] [Mayor Sam HALLOIN - notes financial effect on community.] [Convention bureau spokesperson James VAN MATRE - comments on number affected directly by Packers.] [PEOPLE - criticize players.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
- Engberg, Eric;
- McNamara, Bob;
- Rather, Dan
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