NFL

The Last Time the NFL Shut Down ...

It was different in 1987 because it was the players striking, not the owners locking out.

But still, it's always ugly in America without football. And 24 years ago was no different.

Any guesses to who Peter Jennings' "Person of the Week" might have been?

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