NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 13, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jess Marlow
(Studio) Jimmy Connors' win of United States Clay Court Championships by defeating Manuel Orantes and later Jose Higueras, of Spain, reported Film shown, courtesy CBS Sports. Golf wins by Judy Rankin and John Mahaffey, latter of whom won PGA championship last week, noted. Mario Andretti's problems in Austrian Grand Prix, won by his teammate Ronnie Petersen, of Sweden, outlined. Film shown. Pre-season football wins by pro teams Tampa Bay and Kansas City reported New England's loss of player Darryl Stingley in collision with Oakland's Jack Tatum stated; Stingley's injuries recd. when going for pass by Steve Grogan described. New York Yankees player Lou Piniella's attempts to attack umpire after being called out in game with Baltimore cited. Yankee manager Bob Lemon mentioned. Yankees' losses to Baltimore Saturday night and today reported Diana Nyad's start in Cuba-to-Florida swim noted.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap (WBZ-TV sports film, Boston) (WPIX-TV film)
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