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December 28, 1992
1 Two NBA playoff series and three Dodger-Expo games in Los Angeles and a Giant-Phillie game in San Francisco are postponed because of civil unrest growing out of the acquittal of L.A. police officers in the beating of Rodney King.
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December 28, 1992

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Two NBA playoff series and three Dodger-Expo games in Los Angeles and a Giant-Phillie game in San Francisco are postponed because of civil unrest growing out of the acquittal of L.A. police officers in the beating of Rodney King.

They Said It
New York Knick forward Xavier McDaniel, on how the Knicks intend to play the Chicago Bulls in their NBA playoff series: "We'll be working nine to five. We'll be like those people in Pittsburgh working in those steel mines."

2
Lil E. Tee, a 17-1 shot, Pat Day up, races home ahead of Casual Lies (30-1) and Dance Floor (33-1) in the slowest Kentucky Derby since 1974. Arazi, the French import touted as the next Secretariat, finishes eighth, beaten by eight lengths.

3
Indianapolis Colt defensive end Shane Curry is shot in the head and killed by a 15-year-old assailant following a traffic dispute in Cincinnati.

They Said It
Philadelphia reliever Mitch (Wild Thing) Williams, after pitching a one-two-three inning: "Don't get used to it."

4
Joseph A. Maffia, former chief financial officer of Don King Productions, charges in an affidavit filed in federal court in New York that the boxing promoter funneled millions of dollars from Mike Tyson's earnings to members of his own family.

5
After coaching the Detroit Pistons to two NBA championships during his nine seasons with them, Chuck Daly resigns.... Fort Worth police detectives arrest Daniel Dupree Deaver, the man they charge stole Ben Hogan's 1953 Hickock Belt, a diamond-encrusted gold belt buckle, in April.

7
Jockey Angel Cordero Jr., 49, second alltime in money won and third in races won, retires as a result of injuries suffered in a January spill.

They Said It
Comedian George Carlin, on the term "undisputed heavyweight champion": "If it's undisputed, what's all the fighting about?"

8
John Daly, the 1991 PGA champion, marries his pregnant girlfriend, Bettye Fulford, at a private ceremony in Arkansas, obviating her palimony suit against him.... Mike Tyson is found guilty of threatening a guard and disorderly conduct at the Indiana Youth Center, setting back his earliest possible release date from March 25, 1995, to April 9, 1995.

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