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Sports: NBA Playoffs / Soccer / Tennis / Golf / Auto Racing #499539

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 04, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Details given about NBA playoff game between Seattle Supersonics and Washington Bullets in Landover, MD, and upcoming final game in series at Seattle's home court, Seattle Center Coliseum; players names mentioned and film shown, courtesy CBS Sports. Update given on World Cup Soccer championships being played in Argentina; surprises with regard to play of teams from Tunisia, Peru, Austria, West Germany and Brazil stated. Film shown, courtesy Sugarman Prods., of Vancouver versus New York Cosmos; Cosmos players mentioned. Bjorn Borg's win and Stan Smith's loss in French Open Tennis matches stated. Andy Bean's win in Kemper Open golf tournament and Arnold Palmer's showing in same tournament reported; film shown, courtesy CBS Sports. US auto racer Mario Andretti's attempts to win World Grand Prix Championship noted; film shown of Andretti's win of Spanish Grand Prix in Madrid. American driver Phil Hall's win of world championship mentioned; other drivers mentioned. Andretti's win of Belgian Grand Prix, driving his JPS Lotus, recalled. Report on massive accident in Texas 500 auto race in College Station, Texas; drivers involved listed.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap (KCEN-TV newstape, Temple-Waco, Texas)

Savitch, Jessica

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