Cold moments: When weather and sports collide
What's the worst hand that Mother Nature has ever dealt a sporting event? Story
8. 1979 Cotton Bowl, Notre Dame vs. Houston
Date: Jan. 1, 1979
Weather: Dallas is encased in an ice storm. Wind chill factor: minus 7
What happened: A few years back, we called this contest -- "The Chicken Soup Game" -- the third greatest bowl game ever. The contest was played in the Cotton Bowl's frigid, howling wind, and Notre Dame got off to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter. In the second and third quarters, Houston scored 34 straight points. ...
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