05-30-08 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 30, 2008

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Rick Mears wins the Indianapolis 500 for the third time in his career and gives team owner Roger Penske, the most successful team owner in Indy-car history, an unprecedented seventh victory.

TEN YEARS AGO — When Mississippi State takes on Florida in the opening round of the College World Series, the Bulldogs will have to deal with Gators’ left-handed pitcher and outfielder Brad Wilkerson.

FIVE YEARS AGO — While Tim Duncan has his usual game with 18 points and 11 rebounds, Steve Kerr provides a spark with 12 points as San Antonio defeats Dallas 90-78 to win the Western Conference championship.

Email newsletter signup