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Sports: Boxing / Baseball / Auto. Racing / Skating / Basketball #503102

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 04, 1979
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Reports with regard to NBA all-stars game, and performance by Denver's David Thompson; boxing match between Alexis Arguello and Alfredo Escalera of Puerto Rico; problems for Danny Ongais, Hurley Haywood and Ted Field in 24 Hrs. of Daytona auto race; skier Cindy Nelson's win over Annemarie Moser-Proell, of Austria; and Beth Heiden's win of world speed skating championship. Films shown, some courtesy ABC and CBS Sports. Also reported is high school basketball game between NYC's Mt. Vernon and Mater Christi HS. Mt. Vernon noted to have sent Gus and Ray Williams to NBA. Film shown; players on both teams mentioned. [Mater Christi player Tracy RENCHER - discusses pressure under which he took 2 foul shots to win game.] [Mater Christi PLAYER - thinks they could beat any team in cntry.] [RENCHER - says team is number 1 all over.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Savitch, Jessica;
Schaap, Dick

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