For the second straight year, a Florida State kicker misses wide right in the final minute against Miami, and the Hurricanes prevail, this time by a 19-16 score.

They Said It
Pro golfer Elaine Johnson, after her tee shot hit a tree and caromed into her bra: "I'll take a two-stroke penalty, but I'll be damned if I'm going to play the ball where it lies."

Mario Lemieux celebrates his 27th birthday by announcing his signing of a seven-year contract worth a reported $42 million with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

They Said It
Jay Leno, on temieux's new contract: "Do you realize that's almost $7 million per tooth?"

In his NHL debut, the Philadelphia Flyers' heralded rookie, Eric Lindros, beats Pittsburgh Penguin goalie Tom Barrasso 31 seconds into the third period to spur the Flyers to a comeback 3-3 tie.

The expansion Tampa Bay Lightning surprise the Chicago Blackhawks 7-3 to become the first NHL expansion team to win its inaugural game since the 1972 Atlanta Flames. The next night the expansion Ottawa Senators will also win their first game, over the Montreal Canadiens.

In one of the greatest I comebacks in league Championship Series history, the Toronto Blue Jays, trailing 6-1 after seven innings, rally against the Oakland A's seemingly invincible Dennis Eckersley, ultimately winning in the 11th for a 3-1 series lead. CBS stays with the game and misses the chance to air the first presidential debate.

Washington Redskin receiver Art Monk's seventh catch of the night, and the 820th of his career, moves him past Steve Largent as the NFL'S alltime reception leader as the Skins trounce the Denver Broncos 34-3.

They Said It
Former Boston Red Sox manager Joe Morgan: "If you don't have a bad back by the time yon're 60, then yon haven't done anything in your life."

Johnson C. Smith University defeats Livingstone College 14-6 in a game celebrating the 100th anniversary of black college football.

They Said It
Shaun Powell of "The Miami Herald," on off-season trades by the L.A. Clippers that brought them two new big men: "With Stanley Roberts and John williams anchoring the roster the Clippers are over the calorie cap."

Dave winfield's two-out, two-run double in the 11th inning gives the Toronto Blue Jays a 4-3 lead, and ultimately the victory, over the Atlanta Braves in the sixth and final game of the World Series.

A.P. Indy outruns a field of international stars to win the $3 million Breeders' Cup Classic.

PHOTOCHUCK SOLOMONToronto lost in the SkyDome on Oct. 22 (below) bat gave Canada a World Series in Game 6. PHOTONICOLAS LUTTIAU/PRESSE-SPORTSRuggers are men of a different stripe, as the French First Division title game on Oct. 31 made perfectly clear.