The Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-5 to sweep the series and win their second consecutive Stanley Cup.
This is an article from the Dec. 28, 1992 issue
Magic Johnson's wife, Cookie, gives birth to 7-pound, 15-ounce, HIV-negative Earvin Johnson III.
They Said It
Lee Trevino, on Raymond Floyd's scheduled debut on the Senior PGA Tour in September: "He'll be tougher than a 50-cent steak."
A.P. Indy, descendant of Triple Crown winners Secretariat and Seattle Slew, wins the second fastest Belmont Stakes in history.... Pittsburgh Pirate pitcher Victor Cole works 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬® innings and becomes the first major leaguer born in Russia (Leningrad) since the Revolution of 1917.... Monica Seles defeats Steffi Graf to win the French Open.
Jim Courier successfully defends his French Open title by defeating Petr Korda in the final.
Baseball owners approve the sale of the Seattle Mariners to a Japanese-led group.
Jeff Reardon strikes out Kevin Maas to earn his 342nd career save and become the major leagues' alltime saves leader, as the Boston Red Sox defeat the New York Yankees 1-0.... A night of violence growing out of Chicago's celebration of the Bulls' NBA title results in more than 1,000 arrests.
Steve Balboni, playing for the Triple A Oklahoma City 89ers, becomes the first player named Topps minor league player of the month in three different decades.... In Las Vegas, heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield, 29, wins a unanimous decision over 42-year-old former champion Larry Holmes.
They Said It
John McMullen, Houston Astro owner and once a limited partner in the New York Yankees: "There is nothing quite so limited as being a limited partner of George Steinbrenner."
Detroit Lion offensive lineman Eric Andolsek, 25, is killed by a runaway truck while working in the front yard of his home in Thibodaux, La.... former world figure skating champion Katarina Witt denies a tabloid report that she acted as a spy for Stasi, the former East German secret police.
Philadelphia Eagle All-Pro defensive tackle Jerome Brown, 27, and his 12-year-old nephew are killed when Brown's car collides at high speed with a power pole in Brooksville, Fla.
At the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, decathlete Dan O'Brien, costar of Reebok's $25 million Olympic ad campaign, misses his three attempts in the pole vault and fails to make the U.S. Olympic Team.