CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 18, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Houston: Byron Pitts) The growing popularity of the fad of backyard wrestling by teenagers emulating professional wrestling heroes featured; graphic video shown of backyard wrestling matches. [Backyard wrestler Justin SMITH - talks about injuries he and his friends have received.] [Loyola University Medical Center Dr. Joseph ZANGA - says a lot of teenagers wind up needing medical care.] [Smith's PARENTS - say they tolerate the wrestling.] [World Wrestling Federation Gary DAVIS - says professional wrestling moves should not be tried at home.]
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