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Supreme Court / NCAA Ruling #537799

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 27, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Supreme Court ruling against National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) monopoly of television bdcsts. of college football and implications for universities examined; background to NCAA's control of college football and suit brought by univs. of Georgia and Oklahoma reviewed. [University of Oklahoma spokesperson Daniel GIBBENS - defs. suit.] Court's decision and remarks of Justices John Paul Stevens, Byron White, William Rehnquist outlined. [OK coach Barry SWITZER - notes broadcast revenues could finance entire school.] Potential impact of ruling on small schools discussed. [Missouri Valley Conf. spokesperson Richard MARTIN, NBC Sports spokesperson Arthur WATSON - disagree over future of small schools' television revenues.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) [University of Georgia president Fred DAVISON - discusses ruling's impact on small schools, other college sports, sharing of revenues.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl

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