Dr. Z’s 1977 All-Pro Team



Selected by Paul Zimmerman in the New York Post:

OFFENSE

Wide receiver | Nat Moore, Miami

Tackle | Art Shell, Oakland

Guard | Randy Rasmussen, N.Y. Jets

Center | Jim Langer, Miami

Guard | George Buehler, Oakland

Tackle | Dan Dierdorf, St. Louis

Tight end | Dave Casper, Oakland

Wide receiver | Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh

Quarterback | Bob Griese, Miami

Running back | Walter Payton, Chicago

Running back | Franco Harris, Pittsburgh


DEFENSE

End | Lyle Alzado, Denver

Defensive tackle | Cleveland Elam, San Francisco

Defensive tackle | Larry Brooks, Los Angeles

End | Harvey Martin, Dallas

Outside linebacker | Jack Ham, Pittsburgh

Middle linebacker | Steve Nelson, New England

Outside linebacker | Tom Jackson, Denver

Cornerback | Rolland Lawrence, Atlanta

Cornerback | Louis Wright, Denver

Strong safety | Charlie Waters, Dallas

Free safety | Cliff Harris, Dallas

Battle of the Network Stars III



STANDINGS | 1. ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Swimming relay | 1. ABC

Suzanne Somers
Victor French
Kristy McNichol
Chris DeRose
Parker Stevenson

2. CBS
3. NBC

Kayak relay | 1. ABC

Kristy McNichol
Parker Stevenson
Gabe Kaplan
Chris DeRose

2. CBS
3. NBC



Bowling | 1. NBC

Strikes | Robert Conrad, Michelle Phillips and Peter Isacksen

2. ABC

Strikes | Victor French

3. CBS

Obstacle course | 1. NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Individual winner (men) | Patrick Duffy, NBC
Individual winner (women) | Michelle Phillips, NBC

Golf | 1. ABC

Scoring leaders | Gabe Kaplan and Fred Berry

2. CBS

Scoring leaders | James MacArthur

2. NBC

Scoring leaders | Dan Haggerty

Running relay | 1. ABC

Penny Marshall
Cheryl Ladd
Kristy McNichol
Gabe Kaplan
Parker Stevenson
Billy Crystal
Chris DeRose

2. NBC
3. CBS



Baseball dunk | 1. ABC, 18 points

2. NBC, 9
2. CBS, 9

3-on-3 football | 1. NBC

Quarterback | Dan Haggerty
Touchdown | Peter Isacksen

2. ABC
3. CBS

Tug of War | NBC beat ABC

Robert Conrad
Peter Isacksen
Patrick Duffy
Lance Kerwin
Dan Haggerty

ABC and NBC finished tied with 700 points, but ABC won the battle because it won more events. The tug of war decided second place.

Injury | Michelle Phillips (left ankle)



Worst event | golf

All-Battle team | Parker Stevenson, ABC

Dan Haggerty, NBC
Patrick Duffy, NBC
Peter Isacksen, NBC
Chris DeRose, ABC
Kristy McNichol, ABC
Penny Marshall, ABC
Michelle Phillips, NBC

Hosts | Howard Cosell, Bruce Jenner, Telly Savalas

1977 All-NBA teams

As selected by a nationwide panel of media members:

FIRST TEAM

Forward | David Thompson, Denver

Forward | Elvin Hayes, Washington

Center | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles

Guard | Pete Maravich, New Orleans

Guard | Paul Westphal, Phoenix


SECOND TEAM

Forward | Julius Erving, Philadelphia

Forward | George McGinnis, Philadelphia

Center | Bill Walton, Portland

Guard | George Gervin, San Antonio

Guard | Jo Jo White, Boston

Battle of the Network Stars II



STANDINGS | 1. NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Kayak relay | 1. NBC

Robert Conrad
Jane Seymour
Art Hindle
Dan Haggerty

2. ABC
3. CBS

Baseball dunk | 1. NBC, 12 points

Kurt Russell > Hal Linden, 6

2. ABC
3. CBS



Golf | 1. NBC

Jane Seymour / Dan Haggerty

2. CBS
3. ABC

Running relay | 1. ABC

Penny Marshall
Jaclyn Smith
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Gabe Kaplan
Richard Hatch
LeVar Burton

2. NBC
3. CBS



Obstacle course | 1. ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Best time (men) | Kevin Dobson, CBS, 17.4
Best time (women) | Kristy McNichol, ABC, 19.9

Individual winner (men) | LeVar Burton, ABC
Individual winner (women) | Kristy McNichol, ABC

3-on-3 football | 1. ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Quarterback | Gabe Kaplan
Touchdowns | Penny Marshall 2, Darleen Carr 1

Tug of War | NBC def. ABC

Kurt Russell
Robert Conrad
Elizabeth Allen
Carl Franklin
Dan Haggerty



MVP (men) Robert Conrad and Dan Haggerty, NBC

MVP (women) Kristy McNichol, ABC

Best event | 3-on-3 football

Second-best event | tug of war

Worst event | golf

All-Battle team | Conrad, Haggerty and McNichol

Kurt Russell, NBC
Gabe Kaplan, ABC
LeVar Burton, ABC
Penny Marshall, ABC
Jane Seymour, NBC

Hosts | Howard Cosell, Bruce Jenner, O.J. Simpson

Commissioner | Rafer Johnson