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Sports: Football / Joe Louis / Tennis #496597

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 12, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports report
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Football games reported: Houston-New England, Denver-Cleveland, New York Giants-Washington. Details of games given; films shown, courtesy NBC Sports and CBS Sports, respectively. Players mentioned. Dallas Cowboys versus Miami film shown, courtesy CBS Sports; details given. Efforts by Cowboys to get to SuperBowl noted; Tom Landry mentioned. [LANDRY - comments on teams' performance.] [Roger STAUBACH - comments on teams' performance.] [Richard NIXON - comments on Landry, Cowboys, Staubach.] [STAUBACH - comments on performance.] Tony Hill mentioned. Testimonial dinner in Las Vegas for Joe Louis reported; film shown. Mentioned are: Frank Sinatra, Max Schmeling. [Sugar Ray ROBINSON - talks about Louis.] [Sammy CAHN - sings.] Film of Louis versus Schmeling fight in 1938 shown. Bjorn Bjorg loss to John McEnroe in Stockholm tennis match reported
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Savitch, Jessica;
Schaap, Dick

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