CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 17, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Violence during college basketball games reported increase; details given, scenes shown. [Providence College player Delray BROOKS - comments on fighting.] Danger of situation noted. [Basketball analyst Al McGUIRE - says fighting must end.] Experts quoted with regard to pressure upon players. [Sports columnist Dave KINDRED - comments on violence.] Exs. of college brawls shown. [Louisville Univ. player Pervis ELLISON - comments on situation.] Critics noted placing partial blame on coaches. [Louisville Univ. coach Denny CRUM - says fight fire with fire.] NCAA action expected. [NCAA rules committee spokesperson Ed STEITZ - say severe sanctions with regard to fighting being introd.] Possible penalties discussed.
(Studio: Dan Rather) "48 Hrs." announced.
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