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Professional Sports #607009

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 1995
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics concerning player salaries for football and baseball given.

(Milwaukee: Bob Faw) Growing cynicism towards professional sports among fans and declining attendance at events examined. [Milwaukee sports FAN - reads a cynical version of the Star Spangled Banner.] [FAN - likens the mood of sports fans to the mood of the voters.] [FANS - say they would like to see the romance of the game back.] [Historian Doris Kearns GOODWIN - says we may be asking too much of the sports figures of today.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Syndicated columnist Bob Greens's experience with taking his son to a professional baseball game and discussion about the lack of interest in baseball since the strike reported. [GREEN - talks about baseball.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The commissioner of the NBA's announcement of a lockout tonight noted.

Faw, Bob;
Williams, Brian

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