NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1979
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(Studio) Sports introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Studio) Phil Mahre's injury in World Cup skiing competition at Lake Placid, New York, reported; film shown, courtesy ABC Sports. Rocky Mattiolo versus Morris Hope boxing match reported; film courtesy ABC Sports. Florida Citrus Open golf tourney noted; Bob Byman, John Schroeder featured. Film courtesy NBC Sports. Philadelphia 76'ers loss to Phoenix in basketball noted; film courtesy CBS Sports. Philadelphia player Darryl Dawkins highlighted. College basketball games reported: Notre Dame versus Michigan. NCAA tournament with Notre Dame, Duke, Louisville, Texas, Syracuse, Louisiana State, Iowa, Marquette, noted as well as conference champions IN State, UCLA, North Carolina and Michigan State. Dispute between Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison in Daytona 500 recalled. Collision in Carolina 500 today, involving both drivers noted; Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip mentioned. Details given.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap