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Sports: Basketball / Boxing / Track / Football #502898

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 17, 1979
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(Studio) Sports introduced

(Studio) College basketball victory of Syracuse over Saint John's shown and described. John Tate's professor boxing victory over Duane Bobick reported Teofilo Stevenson mentioned. Bruce Lietzke's lead in Tucson Open detailed. Eamonn Coghlan's setting of new indoor mile record at San Diego Invitational Track and Field Meet shown. Dick Buerkle, Steve Lacy and Steve Scott mentioned. Promotional announcement for "SportsWorld" given. Inability of profootball team, New York Giants, over past 15 years described. Public feud between co-owners Wellington Mara and nephew Tim Mara noted. George Young said made new general manager of Giants. [YOUNG - speaks about his new job.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Hart, John;
Schaap, Dick

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