Weekly schedules for 1980

January 5 Hula Bowl Keith Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Jim Lampley
January 12 Globetrotters Lake Placid Jim McKay World Cup Skiing Kitzbuhel Frank Gifford, Bob Beattie
world cup speed skating Bill Flemming, Sheila Young
January 19 National Figure Skating
January 26 US Figure Skating, Skiing, Ski Jumping
Saturday, January 26, 1980

Wide World Of Sports-Coverage of the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships, taped in Atlanta, continues with the men's and ice-dancing events. Reporters: Jim McKay and Dick Button...The 1979 World Weightlifting Championships, taped in Thessaloniki, Greece. Coverage focuses on the super-heavyweight competition. Commentators: Bob Beattie and Bruce Wilhelm...The Springertournee International Ski Jumping Championship, taped in Innsbruck, Austria.

January 27 Pro Bowl Michaels, Cosell, Tarkenton
February 2 Grand Prix Motocross Jim Lampley, Skiiing From Chamonix Gifford, Beattie
February 3 Larry Holmes Lorenzo Zanon WBC Heavyweight boxing
February 9 Cresta Michaels, Jackie Stewart Winternationals Economaki Hawaiian Masters Surfing Lampley, Mike Jameson
February 10 US Cuba Boxing Howard Cosell
February 16 yes during the olympics there was wide world womens gymnastics Mc kay pool cosell
February 17 Frisbee from Rose bowl Lampley Mens Individiual world gymnastics
february 23 Superbikes Mc Kay chinese acrobats of taiwan Michaels, Maddux
February 24 Olympic Review
March 1 Olympic Highlights World weightlifting beattie, wilhelm ski jumping schenkel, devlin
March 2 world cup skiing gifford beattie Ski flying Vickersund Norway Michaels, Devlin
March 9 Americas cup gymnastics Mc Kay Maddux silverskates Jackson, Sheila Young
March 15 world figure skating
march 16 figure skating, cliff diving Lampley team motorcycle on ice Steve Zabriskie
March 22 Figure skating and motocross Jim Mc Kay
March 23 triathlon Lampley, Diana Nyad atlanta 500 michaels, economaki
March 29 Florida Derby Matthew Saad Muhammad John Conteh boxing
March 30 NCAA Swimming Lampley, Spitz Cheyenne Frontier Days Schenkel, Mahan
April 5 Globetrotters, and surfing
April 6 NCAA Gymnastics Michaels, Maddux National Air Races Lampley
April 12 WBC Featherweight Salvador Sanchez Ruben Castillo Cosell World Lumberjack
April 13 Rebel 500 Surfing
april 19 Wood Memorial also pool challenge Allen Hopkins-Wilile Mosconi vs Steve Mizerak Minnesota Fats
April 20 Pool Shootout US Motocross Lampley
April 26 World women's gymnastics NCAA wrestling
April 27 Bluegrass Stakes Jim Mc Kay and WBC Super Featherweight Alexis Arguello-Rolando Navarette

some more from 1980 through Labor Day
May 3 National Sprints
May 4 Rugby Final Jackson Women's Cliff Diving Lampley, Sitzberger
May 10 Indy Time Trials Mc Kay, Women's Master Surfiing Lampley, Margo Oberg , European Weightlifting Bob Beattie
May 11 Matthew Saad Muhammad Louis Pergaud boxing Schenkel Wristwrestling Lampley
May 17 US Amateur Boxing Keith Jackson
May 18 Monaco Grand Prix Michaels, Stewart European Jr Gymnastics Flemming
May 24 AMA Nationals Steve Zabriskie US Vs China Volleyball Lampley, Laurel Brassey
May 25 World Gymnastics Michaels, Maddux Acrobatic Diving Lampley, Sitzberger
May 31 George Willig Castle Rock Flemming, beattie Air Races Lampley
June 1 Chinese Acrobats Michaels, Maddux USAC Du Quoin Jackson, Economaki
June 7 WBA Lightweight Howard Davis Jim Watt Schenkel
June 8 US Open and Sugar Ray Leonard Roberto Duran previews, Mixed Pair Gymnastics Michaels, Maddux
June 14-15 preempted by US Open
June 28 WBA Middleweight Vito Antuofermo Alan Minter Howard Cosell
July 5 Mixed Pairs Gymnastics Zabriskie, Rigby Mason, Maddux Firecracker 400 Mc Kay, Posey, Economaki
July 12 Maurice Hope Rocky Mattioli boxing Cosell
July 19 Replay of Leonard Duran
July 26 US West germany gymanstics Zabriskie Pocono 500 Michaels
August 2 Pro football hall of fame game Gifford, Cosell, tarkenton San diego vs green bay game was cancelled because of lightning
August 9 Preempted by PGA
August 16 National Swimming Jackson-Spitz Weightlifting Beattie, Wilhelm
August 23 Outdoor Diving Jackson-Sitzberger, Summernational Drag Economaki
August 30 Little League World Series Michaels, Drysdale, Willie Stargell
September 6 Southern 500 Lampley, Posey, Economaki Pool Cosell
September 13 Salvador Sanchez Patrick Ford Boxing
September 20 Cheyenne Frontier Days schenkel-mahan world high diving Speedway cycle
September 27 Marvin Hagler Alan Minter boxing Cosell
October 4 Figure Skating Dortmund Germany Mc Kay, button Lumberjack Beattie, Diana Nyad
October 11 preempted for OU Texas Football and game 5 of the Phillies Houston NLCS Series
October 18 cycling, high dive, aerobatic daredevils
December 13 Sanchez La Porte world Acrobatics


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May 6 Spring Football at Syracuse and Oklahoma
June 3 Professional Tennis
June 10 International Golf and Canada Cup (not sure what sport)
August 5 Cheyenne Frontier Days

They were preempted in the fall with college football I believe