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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 19, 1978
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(Studio) Report on sports headed by basketball.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Mention of United States winner of Davis Cup; Jack Nicklaus tournament player's champion; national championship in basketball set. Notre Dame, Duke, Arkansas, Kentucky incld. in national championship. Notre Dame, DePaul game recapped. Duke, Villanova game reviewed. Arkansas, California State (Fullerton), game noted. Kentucky, Michigan game outlined. Kentucky noted as favored championship winner. Davis Cup film shown; final game detailed. Evonne Goolagong winner over Chris Evert in women's match in Boston. Film of golf Tournament Players Championship shown. John Mahaffey happy about hole in one but Jack Nicklaus tournament winner. On top of boxing championship problems, Leon Spinks arrest for traffic violation today in Saint Louis noted. Spinks cited as following in tradition of Sonny Liston.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Savitch, Jessica;
Schaap, Dick

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