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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 12, 1978
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(Studio) Sports report introduced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Young athletes featured, include Franklin Jacobs, high-jumper from Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Film shown. [Voice of JACOBS - comments on his accomplishments.] National Collegiate championship won by Jacobs. [JACOBS - comments further.] Topping of Jacobs' record by Vladimir Yashchinko reported Basketball player Darrell Griffith featured. University of Louisville versus Saint John's game shown. Other basketball games noted in NCAA playoffs. Tracy Austin's tennis accomplishments noted. Film shown of Austin-Evonne Goolagong game. Natasha Shaposhnikova featured. Film shown of Madison Square Garden competition for American Cup in gymnastics. Natasha's failure to qualify reported Tom Weiskopf win in Doral-Eastern Open golf tourney reported.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap (WWJ-TV, Detroit, tape) (KXAS-TV, Fort Worth tape)

Savitch, Jessica

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