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Football / Eagles #88216

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Confusion in status of Philadelphia Eagles' possible move to Arizona examined; Eagles owner Leonard Tose at emergency meeting of other NFL (National Football League) owners and commissioner Peter Rozelle, reported asking league to bail him out of debt to keep team in Philadelphia. City's latest offer to Tose outlined; extent of his gambling debts, accounting for majority of past due accts., noted. Suspension of players such as Art Schlichter in the past for gambling recalled. ["Philadelphia Daily News" spokesperson Stan HOCHMAN - explains lack of penalty for gambling owners.] Options facing other NFL (National Football League) owners listed.
REPORTER: Ray Gandolf

(Studio) Owners said forming committee to study matter.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Gandolf, Ray;
Jennings, Peter

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