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NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 07, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Details given about NBA playoff games between Philadelphia 76ers' and Washington Bullets and between Seattle and Denver. Individual players mentioned. Tom Watson's win of Byron Nelson Golf Classic over Lee Trevino reported; Watson's wife, Linda, mentioned. Other reports with regard to soccer match between New York Cosmos and Detroit; Grand Prix of Monaco, won by Patrick Depailler of France with American's Mario Andretti coming in 11th; and track and field meet competition between former Olympic champ Al Oerter and current Olympic champ Mac Wilkins at University of California at Los Angeles and Oerter's bid for competition in 1980 Moscow Olympics. Films courtesy CBS Sports, ABC Sports, Sugarman Productions and NBC Sports shown. Jockey Steve Cauthen's win in Kentucky Derby on Affirmed on Saturday and his welcome at Aqueduct Racetrack today noted; film shown. [CAUTHEN - describes feelings after winning Derby; mentions people involved in his win.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Savitch, Jessica;
Schaap, Dick

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