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Sports: Tennis / Skating / Bowling / Basketball #56352

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 28, 1979
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(Studio) Item introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Rptd. that Jimmy Connors defeated Arthur Ashe in tennis. Conflict between International Tennis Federal and several players discussed. United States reported to have defeated USSR and Norway in 3-way speed skating competition. Eric Heiden and sister, Beth, cited as standout skaters. Pro football bowl game tomorrow night announced. Duke victory over Marquette in college basketball reported Report on Kathy Healy, a young ballet and ice skating prodigy given. [HEALY - describes her feelings while performing.] Stated that Healy will soon have to decide to either be a dancer or a skater. Belita noted as only one to successfully combine both skating and dancing. [Kathy's ballet teacher Elise REIMAN - says two disciplines conflict.] [Mother Margaret HEALY - speaks of Kathy's decision.] [Kathy HEALY - says she does not want to choose between the two.] [Skating coach John CURRY - says Kathy would succeed in either field.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Dow, David

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