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Sports in '95: Deja Vu All Over Again
1995 Sports Collage Cinderella stories, comebacks, record streaks, repeat champions -- 1995 had it all. Join us in a look back at a very strange year.

The Post's Highlights and Lowlights of 1995

1995's Brightest Sports Stars

Post Columnist Tony Kornheiser's Name Parade



Ripken, Maddux Are Stellar in Baseball
Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken secures a place in
baseball history as the new iron man, and the Braves' Maddux wins an unprecedented fourth straight Cy Young Award as baseball's best pitcher.



Young, Sanders, Highlight NFL Year
The monkey's finally off the 49ers' quarterback, but the balance of defensive power in the NFL switches from the Niners to the Cowboys as owner Jerry Jones signs cornerback Deion Sanders to a $35 million deal. Also, the Dolphins discover free agency isn't a magic key to the Super Bowl.



Rockets Fly High Again; Jordan Returns
Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler lead Houston to a second straight NBA championship, but 1995's biggest NBA story is the return of Bulls superstar Michael Jordan from a stint as a minor league baseball player.



Devils Get Their Due, Finally
New Jersey rides the backs of Martin Brodeur and Claude Lemieux to an NHL title, only after the 103-day owners' lockout of the players ends in January.

Key 1995 Hockey Stories


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