Professional Sports 1979
World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates won 4 games to 3 over the Baltimore Orioles. The Series MVP was Willie Stargell.
1980 Super Bowl XIV
Date Played: January 20, 1980
Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams
Final Score: 31-19
Location: Pasadena, California
Game MVP: Steelers QB Terry Bradshaw.
Half Time Show: Up With People Salute to the Big Band Era.
30 second commercial: $222000
The Mean Joe Green Coke ad
NBA Finals: In a reverse of the year before the Seattle SuperSonics coached by Lenny Wilkens and a great season by Paul Silas won 4 games to 1 over the Washington Bullets. It was the only finals win in Seattle SuperSonics history. The 1978 season at NBA.COM
Seattle Supersonic Paul Silas
Fuzzy Zoeller wins the Masters in the first
Masters Tournament - Fuzzy Zoeller
LPGA Championship - Donna Caponi
Athletes of the Year 1979
The Entertainment Sports Programming Network known as ESPN debuts.
NHL - Hockey 1979
Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer during the regular season: Bryan Trottier, New York Islanders
Hart Memorial Trophy for the NHL's Most Valuable Player: Bryan Trottier, New York Islanders
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens win 4 games to 1 over the New York Rangers
World Hockey Championship: Men's champion: Soviet Union defeated Czechoslovakia
Kentucky Derby - Spectacular Bid
College Sports 1979
College Football 1979
1979 Heisman: RB Charles White, USC
1979 ROSE BOWL #3 USC 17 #1 Ohio State 16
1979 SUGAR BOWL #2 Alabama 24 #6 Arkansas 9
Bluebonnet Bowl #12 Purdue 27 Tennessee 22
College Basketball 1979
NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship: Michigan St. wins 75-64 over Indiana St.
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