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Supreme Court / NCAA Ruling #90555

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 27, 1984
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(Studio) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) noted having exclusive control over TV broadcast rights of college games; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Supreme Court ruling against NCAA domination and implications for individual college teams examined; Miami Hurricanes cited as example [University of Miami head coach Jimmy JOHNSON - thinks court decision will improve college game ratings.] Background to challenge of University of Georgia and University of Oklahoma to NCAA negotiating monopoly with television networks reviewed. Court opinion quoted on screen. [Harvard Univ. athletic director Jack REARDON - fears ruling's adverse impact on academically oriented schools.] NCAA president quoted.
REPORTER: Stone Phillips Artist: Freda Reiter

Jennings, Peter;
Phillips, Stone

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