January 17, 1988 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • "The Fumble", trailing 38-31 with 1:12 left in the AFC Championship Game, the Browns' Earnest Byner fumbled at the Denver 3-yard line, sending the Broncos to their second consecutive Super Bowl appearance
  • AFC Championship Game: Denver Broncos beat Cleveland Browns 38-33
  • NFC Championship Game: Washington Redskins beat Minnesota Vikings 17-10