Sport: Beyond The Game, a Champion

A forgettable Super Bowl yields an unforgettable performance

As a contest, Super Bowl XXII ended by half time. As a lesson, it should last forever. The TV ratings in the late stages were the paltriest in years, but it is pleasing to imagine that this may have only partly been a product of the lopsided score, that a multitude of black children may have already raced outside to raise their arms to the sky. And not just blacks. And not just children.

Climaxing a regular season in which he started and won no games -- none in two seasons, for that matter -- Washington Quarterback Doug Williams passed for...

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