So now when there's a game that I want to watch, I gather together my children, grab a stack of books, cut out the ridiculous babble of both announcers and advertisers, glance at the screen and catch all the action. Dads, try it. Your wife will be amazed.
? Murphy's article was prompted by a suggestion from Ivars Vancers of Glendora, Calif., who wrote us to say that he had timed the January 1990 Vikings- 49ers playoff game and discovered that the actual football action consumed 14 minutes, 47 seconds. Since Murphy found that the football action in last December's 49ers-Giants game amounted to just 12 minutes, it would seem that Gussin is gradually getting more time to spend with his children.—ED.
With all the celebrating over the remarkable performances of the Giants' Jeff Hostetler and Matt Bahr in the Super Bowl (High and Mighty, Feb. 4), let's not forget wideout Stephen Baker. His touchdown catch at the end of the second quarter sent New York into the locker room on a high note. Could you please give us a replay of that graceful catch?
?Here it is.—ED.