Year in Review

Two Perspectives
Jennifer Frey Tony Kornheiser
1996 saw a lion named Tiger, a Kerri who was carried and a Maier who owned New York, writes Jennifer Frey. Also, check out Tony Kornheiser's name parade.
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Review By Sport
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Olympics
Tennis
Triumph, Tragedy Highlight Olympics
Olympic Flame The Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta had to be the singlemost memorable event in sports this year. The U.S. women's gymnastics team won over the world, while Michael Johnson (pictured) and his golden sneakers conquered it. But in addition to the triumphs and glory of the athletes, there was also tragedy, which came in the form of a bomb that exploded in the middle of a crowded downtown Atlanta park.

The Olympics | Complete Event Winners List | The Bombing



The NFL
Redskins Collapse; Packers, Broncos Roll
While the Redskins went from 7-1 to missing the playoffs, the Packers and Broncos were the cream of the crop. Also, the Cowboys reclaimed lost glory by winning Super Bowl XXX. NFL Review
The NBA
Bulls Make History; Howard Goes, Returns
The Chicago Bulls capped a record-best 72-10 regular season by winning the NBA title; Juwan Howard left the Bullets but returned; the 76ers made Allen Iverson No. 1. NBA Review
Baseball
Yankees Rally, Win World Series, 4-2
The New York Yankees rallied from a two-game deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves and win the World Series, and there was finally labor peace in baseball. Baseball Review

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