NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 24, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Studio) Pro football scores listed for Cleveland-Pittsburgh, Los Angeles-Houston, New York Jets-Washington games; details of each game given and films shown, courtesy NBC and CBS Sports. Various players' names mentioned. Baseball report with regard to New York Yankees-Cleveland game, in which Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry ties Babe Ruth's American League record for left-handers' shutouts; and pennant race standings of Yankees and Boston in American League and of Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh in National League. Final report is on 1st and 2nd string soccer goalies for Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.; 2 have faced each other across battle lines as 1st stringer Aboul Fakim is Lebanese and 2nd stringer Obed Presman is Israeli. [PRESMAN - likes Fakim.] [FAKIM - says Presman is nice person and good goalie.] Fakim noted as nearing university record for shutouts. [FAKIM - discusses Mideast situation between Lebanon and Israel, especially with regard to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) presence in Lebanon.] Background on Presman, who fought in Sinai, given. [PRESMAN - has liked soccer all his life, but not bullets.] [FAKIM - wants peace; has had enough war.] [PRESMAN - doesn't want another war or to hear of one.] Camp David meeting between President Anwar Sadat and Prime Min. Menahem Begin mentioned. Fairleigh Dickinson noted as one of cntry.'s stronger soccer teams.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap (WPIX-TV newsfilm)