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Football / Gambling Scandal #84142

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 08, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Columbus, Ohio) NFL (National Football League) gambling scandal involving Colts player Art Schlichter examined. [Attorney John CHESTER - denies client bet on Colts games.]
REPORTER: Chris Bury

"Boston Globe's" account of Schlichter's alleged association with FBI following threats by Baltimore bookies outlined on screen; FBI's undercover operation in Columbus, Ohio, described. [FBI assistant director Buck REVELL - thinks sports gambling is way of life in US.] NFL (National Football League) rules pertaining to gambling explained; implications of investigation for Schlichter's career considered.

Bury, Chris;
Reynolds, Frank

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