Top five athletes
1. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls: 30.1 points, 6.4 rebounds, 6.1 ast, MVP, Finals MVP.
2. Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers: 3,465 passing yds, 66.7%, 25 TDs, 7 INT, 537 rushing yds.
3. Barry Bonds, Pittsburgh Pirates: 34 HRs, 103 RBI, .311, 39 SB, .624 SLG, NL MVP.
4. Christian Laettner, Duke: 21.5 points, 7.9 rebounds, Player of Year, led Duke to 2nd straight title.
5. Emmitt Smith, Dallas Cowboys: 1,713 rushing yards, 4.6 per carry, 19 TDs.
Top five teams
1. Dream Team. 'Nuff said.
2. North Carolina women's soccer (25-0). How good? Won title game 9-1.
3. Chicago Bulls (67-15). Two straight for MJ and the Bulls.
4. Alabama football (13-0). Crushed unbeaten Miami 34-13 in Sugar Bowl.
5. Duke basketball (34-2). Beat Michigan's Fab Five freshmen for the championship.
Baltimore Orioles into Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Expansion Tampa Bay Lightning join NHL
Atlanta Falcons into Georgia Dome
Phoenix Suns into America West Arena
Portland Trail Blazers into Rose Garden
Pro basketball players into the Olympics
NFL suspends use of instant replay
Pop culture trivia
Oscar winner: Unforgiven
Most popular TV show: 60 Minutes
Top of the Pops: Baby Got Back, Sir Mix A-lot
Fiction bestseller: Dolores Claiborne, Stephen King
Nonfiction bestseller: The Way Things Ought To Be, Rush Limbaugh
Pop culture potpourri: Good night to Johnny Carson after 20 years; "Wayne's World" is big; Disneyland Paris opens; McDonald's opens in Warsaw; Madonna's career as author begins with release of "Sex." Bill Clinton plays sax on Arsenio, says, "I didn't inhale."