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'78

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GRIM NEWS FROM THE GRIDIRON: OHIO STATE'S 17-15 GATOR Bowl loss to
Clemson was fairly forgettable until Buckeye coach Woody Hayes
punched a Tiger lineman and was subsequently fired; SI devoted cover
stories to taking a hard look at brutality in football and the NFL's
officiating woes. News from the diamond: In a one-game playoff with
the Red Sox for the American League East title, Bucky Dent's
three-run homer in the seventh won it for the Yankees, who again beat
the Dodgers in six games in the Series.