NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 09, 1979
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(Studio) Sports introduced
REPORTER: John Hart
(Studio) Spectacular Bid's loss of Belmont Stakes horse race, and so Triple Crown, noted. [Buddy DELP - talks about Spectacular Bid.] [Ron FRANKLIN - talks about race.] Race shown courtesy CBS Sports. Coastal's, win Golden Act's 2nd place finish cited. Andy Bean reported leading in 3rd round of Atlanta Classic golf tournament. Tape shown courtesy NBC Sports. Jerilyn Britz and Donna Caponi Young reported tied in LPGA golf championship. Nancy Lopez performance noted. Chris Evert Lloyd's tennis victory over Wendy Turnbull for French Open championship reported Bjorn Borg's match against Victor Pecci for men's final in French Open said scheduled for tomorrow. Peter Fleming's defeat `of Roscoe Tanner and Evonne Goolagong's defeat of Pam Shriver in Beckenham, Eng. tennis tourney noted. Br. amateur golf championship reported won by American, Jay Sigel, and actor Paul Newman's Porsche rptd in 4th place in Le Mans auto race.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap