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Sixth Annual Where Are They Now?

25 Years Later

1980 WAS A YEAR OF turnarounds, and not just because Roberto Duran turned his back on Sugar Ray Leonard in the ring. An effervescent rookie took the Lakers, and the NBA, to new heights. An Olympic hockey team pulled off a miracle. An aging Heisman hero achieved stardom after a decade of disappointment. A 98-year-old baseball team defied its hard-luck history to win the World Series. And a sleeper of a golf flick went on to become one of the most beloved sports movies ever. Has it really been 25 years since Caddyshack?

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1980 IN REVIEW >>> JAN. 1 ELIN NORDEGREN BORN. JAN. 5 HEWLETT-PACKARD UNVEILS ITS FIRST HOME PERSONAL COMPUTER. >>>

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JOHN IACONO

 ROBERTO DURAN

June 16

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WALTER IOOSS JR. (2)

 MIKE SCHMIDT

October 27

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WALTER IOOSS JR. (2)

 JOHN STALLWORTH

January 28

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DAN BALIOTTI

 GORDIE HOWE

January 21

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MANNY MILLAN (2)

 MAGIC JOHNSON

May 26

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MANNY MILLAN (2)

 MARY DECKER

February 18

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ANDREW REDINGTON/GETTY IMAGES

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