NBC Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1984
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(Studio) Sugar Ray Leonard's bout tonight noted ending retirement announced after discovery of possible blinding disorder; his mother, naming him after Ray Charles, said wanting Leonard to be rhythm and blues singer.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Efforts of ghetto youths to use boxing as means of escaping poverty examined. [Ralph FURITE - explains training sons.] [Alex, Mark and Ray FURITE - explain their positions.] [Ralph FURITE - wants son to be champion.] [MARK, Mrs. FURITE - discuss his ambitions, her worries.]
REPORTER: Bill Schechner
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