Two days after his Super Bowl
victory, Rams coach Dick Vermeil retires. Says an emotional Vermeil, 63: "I think the time is right." 1C
Correction, Section A
Until 1980, when 23 men died during the sinking of the Blackthorn, the worst peacetime disaster for the modern Coast Guard was the loss of the White Alder in 1968, when 17 crew died. A story Jan. 28 cited a different accident.
Note to readers
A production error caused incomplete bylines to appear on stories on page 1D today. James Harper is a Times staff writer; Warren Hoge writes for the New York Times; and Staci Sturrock writes for Cox News Service.