Search the Archive

Sports: Golf / Horses and Horse Racing / Tennis / Soccer #499215

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 11, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Nancy Lopez' victory in LPGA Championship detailed; film shown. Report on Triple Crown win by jockey Steve Cauthen; film of Belmont Stakes shown, courtesy of CBS Sports. [CAUTHEN - discusses race and abilities of his horse, Affirmed.] [Track announcer Chic ANDERSON - calls race.] Bjorn Borg's win over Guillermo Vilas in French Open Tennis championship reported; film shown. Report on World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Austria, include name of player scoring only goal; film shown, courtesy Magnaverde Prod. Horse racing writer Joe Palmer's comment on true stories quoted; report is on such story. Details given about connection between Reverend C.L. Harris' Church of Christ in West Mansfield, Ohio, and winnings of harness racing horse, Rambling Willie, belonging to Harris' daughter, Mrs. Vivian Farrington. Purchase of horse by Mrs. Farrington's husband, Bob, and subsequent purchase of half-int. in horse by Paul Seibert mentioned. [HARRIS - notes daughter promised to give part of horse's earnings to father's church as tithe.] Film of Willie's latest race in New Jersey shown. [Bob FARRINGTON - says having God behind him helps.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Savitch, Jessica;
Schaap, Dick

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.