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Sports #78409

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 30, 1982
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(Studio) Indianapolis 500 car race performances of Gordon Johncock and Mario Andretti described. Los Angeles-Philadelphia basketball game, featuring Julius Erving reported; films shown. French tennis open performances of Bjorn Borg, Mats Wilander and Ivan Lendl reported Hockey player Jim Craig noted chgd. with driving to endanger following auto accident. Implications of court ruling involving Oakland Raiders' desire to relocate franchise discussed; NFL (National Football League) director Pete Rozelle's reaction to court decision noted. [NFL attorney Paul TABLIABUE - explains NFL's reaction.] [Players attorney Jim QUINN - disagrees.] [Attorney Neal STOLL - considers NFL (National Football League) complaints empty.] Oakland manager Al Davis mentioned; factors inhibiting franchises moving about geographically outlined on screen. Baltimore Colts, Washington Senators mentioned; last week's move of Colorado Rockies hockey team to New Jersey site noted. Final aspect of sports discussed; pending legislature dealing with franchise movement considered. Baseball noted only sport exempted from antitrust laws. Brooklyn Dodgers mentioned.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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