What Were the Sports Highlights
in November 1976, 1986, 1991 and 1996?
November Sports Trivia
Tony Dorsett of Pittsburg gained 241 yards to become the all time leading college rusher.
Quarterback Bert Jones had Baltimore on target a top of the AFC East.
David Thompson and the Denver Nuggets were the stars of the NBA and featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Chicago's Walter Payton of the Bears was one of the NFL's new stars for the second year, leading the NFL in rushing.
Ray Knight's homer wins the World Series for the New York Mets by defeating the Boston Red Soxs in New York.
The filly Lady's Secret became front-runner for Horse of the Year when she won the Breeder's Cup Distaff for fillies and mares. Her jockey was Pat Day.
In sailing upstart Kookaburra III got the best of her Aussi rivals in the first round of the American Cup defender's trial.
Arizona State was headed to the Rose Bowl.
Mike Tyson, 20, became the youngest heavy weight champion in boxing history when he beat Trevor Berbick.
Tony Hawk, an 18 year old aerialist from Carlsbad, California, was riding the crest of popularity as skateboarding boomed.
In a seven game World Series complete with five one-run duels and four of them won on the game's final play, the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves.
The Washington Redskins prevailed in overtime with Houston to stay unbeaten.
Arazi with jockey Pat Valenzuela had a stunning win at the Breeder's Cup.
Magic Johnson was quoted in Sports Illustrated as saying, "HIV has forced me to retire, but I still enjoy life as I speak out about safe sex. I'll still be the same happy-go-lucky guy I've always been, not someone you should be afraid of."
Miami dashed Florida State's national championship hopes with an exciting 17-16 win.
World Series heroes, Joe Girardi and John Wetteland celebrated the Yankees return to glory after the team had rallied to win four straight games from the Atlanta Braves.
At 36, Denver Broncos quarterback, John Elway was back leading revived Denver to the best record in the AFC.
Evander Holyfield handed Mike Tyson a whopping right hook in the 11th round helping to finish of the champion and earning $11 million.
Ohio State's freshman middle linebacker Andy Katzenmoyer was the key player of a fierce top defense.