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Sports #78238

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 02, 1982
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(Studio) Basketball games between Los Angeles Lakers-Phoenix, Philadelphia- Milwaukee, Boston-WA examined; players Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Julius Erving, Kevin McHale featured. Films shown courtesy CBS Sports. Results of San Antonio-Seattle basketball game noted. Byron Nelson golf tournament with Bob Gilder winning reported Baseball games with Boston and Atlanta reported; player LaMarr Hoyt of Chicago White Sox mentioned. Easton, Pennsylvania, lack of history noted. [PEOPLE - note town's lack of famous people.] George Taylor, of Easton, mentioned as signer of Declaration of Independence. Easton resident and heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes featured. [PEOPLE - consider Holmes most famous town resident.] Extent of Holmes' business enterprises in town noted; Holmes' boxing record recalled. Latest defeat of Muhammad Ali recalled. [HOLMES - comments on career.] Upcoming fight with Gerry Cooney noted. [Matchmaker Teddy BRENNER - anticipates fight's outcome.] [HOLMES - comments on Easton.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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