NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 1979
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(Studio) Sports report introduced
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
(Studio) Cancellation of professor boxing match between light-heavyweight champion Mike Rossman and challenger Victor Galindez because of dispute over officials. Rptd. that Mike Bossy scored his 49th and 50th goals of season in NHL, tying record for goals in ten consecutive games. Lanny Wadkins said tied with Kermit Zarley and Lon Hinkle for first place in Los Angeles Open Golf Tournament. Final report concerns Larry Bird of IN State's college basketball team. [BIRD - describes teams play and his role.] [IN State PLAYERS - describe Bird.] [Coach Bill HODGES - comments on Bird's ability to play basketball.] Upcoming game with Wichita State noted.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap (WPIX newstape)
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