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Could sports survive a 'Black Sunday'?

Updated: September 11, 2002, 11:43 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

When "Black Sunday" hit movie theaters 25 years ago with the ominous warning that "It could happen tomorrow!", few people could have realized how realistic the plot -- a blimp commandeered by terrorists bearing down on the Super Bowl -- would become.

In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks in which terrorists turned passenger jetliners into missiles of destruction, the potential of a similar assault on a sporting event has become a real threat. So real that the federal government designated ...

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