By thrashing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, the Hurricanes not only won the national crown but proved they are the team of the decade as well
Notre Dame denied Colorado its first national title with a 21-6 win in the Orange Bowl
Bo Schembechler's glorious 21-year coaching career at Michigan ended on a fitting note at the Rose Bowl late Monday afternoon. He lost. Ranting, raving, raging, he lost 17-10 to USC. The defeat...
January 08, 1990
Steve Classen, a professional snowboarder who hails from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., gave it his best shot on Straight Shot, a run in one of the so-called back bowls near Vail, Colo.
January 08, 1990 | Alexander Wolff
Rashard Griffith's first exposure to a basketball recruiter taught him exactly what he means to those caring, sharing flesh peddlers with their big rings and bad haircuts. Two years ago the phone...
Pittsburgh, the unlikeliest playoff team, again showed its guts, beating Houston with a doubly dramatic 50-yard field goal
The surprising Rams befuddled the Eagles in the NFC wild-card game
January 08, 1990 | Jay Greenberg
January 08, 1990 | Edited by Gay Flood
TEXAS VS. PENNSYLVANIANeale X. Trangucci's list of alltime Pennsylvania football players (LETTERS, Nov. 6) is a joke. In printing it, you fell into the same trap you did in 1964, when you ran an...
January 08, 1990 | Franz Lidz
January 08, 1990 | Jay Jennings
An innovative coach has made little David Lipscomb a powerhouse in the NAIA
A FINE-TUNED YUGO
MEN:Ohio swingman Dave Jamerson averaged 46.3 points in a 110-81 victory over Charleston, a 72-69 loss to Washington State and a 79-73 win over Fordham. He had an NCAA-record 14 treys in a...
January 08, 1990 | Peter Alson
Ernie Hobbie is watching me shoot the basketball. I am about six feet from the hoop, looking at the middle eyelet on the front of the rim, knees bent, feet spread shoulder width, perfectly poised...
Money drew 22 world-class wrestlers to Pittsburgh
Forty-niners and Chiefs (!) lead Dr. Z's All-NFL team
January 08, 1990 | Jack McCallum
A PAIR OF BATTLERS
•Martina Navratilova, noted tennis southpaw, explaining why she never insured her left arm with Lloyd's of London: "They wanted an arm and a leg."
January 08, 1990 | Sally Guard
Fewer spokes mean faster pedal pushing
PRO BASKETBALL—The Lakers closed out the 1980s with victories over the Kings (104-102) and the Warriors (130-111), which gave them a 584-222 record for the decade, tops in the NBA. (The runner-up...
January 08, 1990
KATHY SYMONDSANSONIA, CONN.Symonds, 35, coached Amity Regional High's girls' volleyball team to a 22-0 season and its sixth Class L title in nine years. Amity beat defending champ Maloney High of...
The author's best wishes for the decade ahead