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Sports: Basketball, Golf, Gymnastics, Boxing #90607

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 03, 1984
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(Studio) Lakers-Celtics basketball game featured; performances of individual players (named in report) and reactions of celebrities Jack Nicholson, Henry Winkler described. Films shown courtesy CBS Sports. Patty Sheehan's win at LPGA golf tournament reported, shown courtesy NBC Sports. Olympic gymnastic trials reported continuing with Peter Vidmar beating out Mitch Gaylord for team spot; Bart Conner mentioned making team as well. Olympic boxing hopeful Mark Breland featured. [Teddy BRENNER - feels Breland is sure thing.] Films shown courtesy "New York Daily News." Breland's background reviewed. [BRENNER - praises Breland's boxing.] Breland's training with Thomas Hearns noted, shown. [HEARNS - praises Breland.] [BRELAND - praises Hearns.] Breland's role in "Lords of Discipline" recalled; scenes shown courtesy Paramount. Comparison of Breland with Sugar Ray Leonard's commercial appeal outlined. [BRELAND - reacts to potential earnings.] Sugar Ray Seales' Olympic win in 1972 and career since noted. Ed Sanders and Harry Campbell, both Olympic winners, recalled dying of boxing injuries. [BRELAND - notes unpredictability of boxing.] Backgrounds of Breland's trainer noted.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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