ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 17, 1982
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(Studio) College basketball scores reported Pro basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar featured. [JABBAR - notes lack of sense of humor.] His TV appearance on "Fridays" shown; his role in move "Airplane" shown, courtesy of Paramount Pictures. Photos shown courtesy of Peter Read Miller. [JABBAR - comments.] Efforts of girlfriend Cheryl Pistano to bring him out of shell noted. [Basketball figures Magic JOHSNON, Pat RILEY, Nate "Tiny" ARCHIBALD - comment on Jabbar.] Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) commercial shown. [JABBAR - comments.] Death of sportswriter Red Smith reported Smith's journalist career recalled.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap
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