# 297 - 2002: Music and Headlines

Cover (front)

2002 was the first full year of a post-9/11 America. The Department of Homeland Security was created. The Houston Texans are founded.

Here at home, Governor Bob Taft was re-elected in a landslide. Wendy's founder Dave Thomas passed away. Central Crossing High School opened in Grove City, the fourth high school of South-Western City Schools. Freshman running back phenom Maurice Clarett helps Ohio State to its first National Championship since 1968. The Bengals suffer their worst season in franchise history at 2-14.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers
Super Bowl XXXVI: New England Patriots (the first of the Belichick/Brady era)
World Series: Anaheim Angels
Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Men's Basketball: Maryland Terrapins
NCAA Women's Basketball: UConn Lady Huskies
College Football: THE Ohio State B*ckeyes
Heisman Trophy: Carson Palmer, Quarterback, University of Southern California
FIFA World Cup: Brazil
U.S. (Golf) Open: Tiger Woods

LOCAL SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
The Memorial - Jim Furyk
The Game - Ohio State won 14-9 in Columbus
Division II Boys' H.S. Basketball: Brookhaven Bearcats (first State Championship for Columbus City Schools since 1979)
Division II Football: Bishop Watterson Eagles

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 2001 Films):
Best Picture: A Beautiful Mind
Best Director: Ron Howard, A Beautiful Mind
Best Actress: Halle Berry, Monster's Ball (first African-American winner in this category)
Best Actor: Denzel Washington, Training Day (second African-American winner, and first since 1964 in this category)
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Connelly, A Beautiful Mind
Best Supporting Actor: Jim Broadbent, Iris
Best Original Song: "If I Didn't Have You", Monsters, Inc., Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman (first-ever Oscar win for Newman)

GRAMMY AWARDS (for 2000-01 Music):
Album of the Year: Soundtrack from O, Brother, Where Art Thou?

EMMY AWARDS:
Comedy Series: Friends (NBC) - also # 1 rated show in Primetime
Drama Series: The West Wing (NBC)
Daytime Drama: One Life to Live (ABC) - first and only win in this category
Made for TV Movie: The Gathering Storm (HBO)
Limited Series: Band of Brothers (HBO)
Variety, Music, or Comedy Series: The Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)
Game Show: Jeopardy (Syndicated)
Talk Show: The Rosie O'Donnell Show (Syndicated)
Actor, Comedy Series: Ray Romano, Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
Actress, Comedy Series: Jennifer Aniston, Friends (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Brad Garrett, Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Doris Roberts, Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
Actor, Drama Series: Michael Chiklis, The Shield (F/X)
Actress, Drama Series: Allison Janney, The West Wing (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: John Spencer, The West Wing (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Stockard Channing, The West Wing (NBC)
Actor, Daytime: Peter Bergman, The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Actress, Daytime: Susan Flannery, The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Daytime: Josh Duhamel, All My Children (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Daytime: Crystal Chappell, Guiding Light (CBS)
Younger Actor, Daytime: Jacob Young, General Hospital (ABC)
Younger Actress, Daytime: Jennifer Finnigan, The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Lead Actor, Miniseries/Movie: Sir Albert Finney, The Gathering Storm (HBO)
Lead Actress, Miniseries/Movie: Laura Linney, Wild Iris (Showtime)
Supporting Actor, Miniseries/Movie: Michael Moriarty, James Dean (TNT)
Supporting Actress, Miniseries/Movie: Stockard Channing, The Matthew Shepard Story (NBC)

Variety Writing went to the Writing Team for "Saturday Night Live", with Tina Fey as the Head Writer.

TONY AWARDS:
Best Play - Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
Best Musical - Thoroughly Modern Millie