Description: Story on high school athletes sports injuries. Interview with Chris Nissan, who was paralyzed in a wrestling accident, footage of wrestling and football, interviews with doctors and a lawyer, basketball injury, and another person who was paralyzed in a sports accident, Chris Thompson, in a wheel chair. Some video problems. Reporter voice-over throughout reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/1984
Description: Interview with tennis player Larry King about money problems with their league and draft issues. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/20/1975
Description: A look back at Boston area sports teams in 1986 and how well they have done. Covers the Patriots trip to the Super Bowl, boxing, the Boston Marathon, the Celtics, the Bruins, and the Red Sox. Highlights from the various sporting events, fans celebrating, and a parade. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/1986
Description: Shots of the crowd and Bobby Orr followed by an interview with a man in the locker room about Bobby Orr. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/21/1977
Description: This is footage from the 1972 Boston Marathon. Footage of Nina Kuscsik, the first female finisher, at the finish line. The 1972 marathon was the first year that women were officially allowed to run. Footage of people running the race. Interview with Olavi Suomalainen, the first male finisher, and an interview with Kuscsik at the finish line. More footage of Suomalainen running and at the finish line. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/14/1973
Description: Editors and writers at the nation's oldest college humor magazine, the Harvard Lampoon, read newly delivered copies of the Lampoon's Sports Illustrated parody, which was written and photographed during the summer of 1974. Appearing are Lampoon members Mark Magowan (Harvard '76) Lulu Spencer ('76), Jean Barrett ('77), Pam LoRusso ('75), Norman Fleming ('75), Joe Toplyn ('75) and Ted Trimble ('76). Footage shot at the Lampoon Castle on Bow St. in Cambridge, MA.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/16/1974
Description: Interview with the man who shot the deer and b-roll of him climbing up to a tree stand and of the woods. Mix of sound and silent. This is 2 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Filming with man who killed largest deer in state's history- with a bow."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/11/1976
Description: Aerial footage of a beach, a man walking through the wood and then on the beach with a bow, and interview with the man who shot the deer. Mix of sound and silent. This is 1 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Filming with man who killed largest deer in state's history- with a bow."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/11/1976
Description: Interiors scenes in the Somerville Boxing Club. Trainers working with boxers. Two boxers sparring in the ring. Callie Crossley interviews boxers and trainers on the alleged dangers of boxing compared to other sports and the American Medical Association's proposal to ban amateur and professional boxing.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 12/12/1984
Description: Reviewing opinions on the dangers of boxing and risk of brain damage. Scenes of bowers training and sparring in the ring at Connolly's Gym. Interview with doctor Francis Rocket on the danger of brain damage. Interview with Boxing Commissioner James McCarin, using Muhammad Ali as an example of a boxer affected by brain damage from the sport. Footage of Ali, he slurs his speech. Boxing can also cause blindness. Interview with eye doctor Edward Ryan. Gym owner Jim Connolly defends boxing in comparison to other more dangerous sports like hockey and football.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/31/1986