"It's sort of living the dream."
NOTES: Both Rose Bowl participants were ranked in the top five nationally for the 22nd time. ... Vin Scully, the Los Angeles Dodgers' announcer since 1950, was Grand Marshal of the Rose Parade and was introduced on the field before the game. He is 86. ... The Los Angeles Times pointed out three of the southern California's biggest sports heroes, Magic Johnson, Kirk Gibson and Steve Garvey, attended Michigan State. ... Three horse races -- the Belmont Stakes (145 runnings), Kentucky Derby (139) and Preakness Stakes (138) -- and baseball's World Series (109) are the only American sporting events older than the Rose Bowl.