Home is where the high bid is: With Los Angeles, Irwindale and Sacramento on hold, Raiders' owner Al Davis phones Oakland mayor Lionel Wilson to say his team will leave L.A.'s Coliseum for Oakland and a promised $600 million.
Seconds after dunking against the University of Portland, Loyola Marymount's star forward Hank Gathers, who played in spite of an abnormal heartbeat, collapses on the court and dies. His high school coach said, "He died doing the thing he loved best."
In her pro tennis debut, 13-year-old Jennifer Capriati knocks off 10-year veteran Mary Lou Daniels in straight sets. While Daniels hurtles toward the flip side of a Trivial Pursuit card, Capriati, stoked by reruns of Tin Bionic Woman, heads for the tournament finals, where she loses.
"I do not like broccoli, and I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States, and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli."