1903 New bicycle race ”Tour de France” announced
1929 Clas Thunberg skates world record 500m in 42.8 sec
1932 Charlie Conacher becomes 1st Toronto Maple Leaf to score 5 goals in a game, 1st coming at 7 seconds of game
1940 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Helen Hicks wins by 1 stroke ahead of Helen Dettweiler
1952 NFL takes control of NY Yanks
1952 PGA approves allowing black participants
1963 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court beats Jan Lehane O’Neill for 4th consecutive year 6-2, 6-2
1964 3rd AFL All Star Game, Balboa Stadium, SD: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 27-24; MVPs: Keith Lincoln, LA Chargers, RB; Archie Matsos, Oakland Raiders, LB
1969 8th AFL All Star Game, Gator Bowl, Jacksonville: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 38-25; MVPs: Len Dawson, KC Chiefs, QB; George Webster, Houston Oilers, LB
1969 19th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: West beats East, 10-7; MVPs: Roman Gabriel, Los Angeles Rams, QB; Merlin Olsen, Los Angeles Rams, DT
1971 NHL Writers’ Association renamed Professional Hockey Writers’ Association
1974 Notre Dame beats UCLA, 71-70 in South Bend, Indiana to end Bruins’ NCAA-record 88-game basketball win streak
1978 Eddie Mathews elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1984 Francesco Moser bicycles world record time: 50,808 km
1990 Police break up protests in Johannesburg against the cricket players defying a boycott on playing in apartheid South Africa
1991 42nd NHL All-Star Game, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Campbell beats Wales, 11-5; Vincent Damphousse, Toronto Maple Leafs, C
1996 NHL Board of Governors approves sale of Winnipeg Jets, officially clearing the way for the team to move to Phoenix, Arizona in time for 1996-97 season
2002 ”Tuck Rule Game” AFC Divisional Playoff Game; with under 2 minutes to play New England Patriots trail Oakland Raiders, 13-10 in a driving snowstorm, when a Tom Brady fumble ruled an incomplete pass. Patriots win 16-13 in overtime
2003 AFC Championship, Network Associates Coliseum, Oakland: Oakland Raiders beat Tennessee Titans, 41-24
2003 NFC Championship, Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia: Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Philadelphia Eagles, 27-10
2013 The 2012-2013 NHL season begins after a 119-day lockout
2014 AFC Championship, Mile High Stadium, Denver: Denver Broncos beat New England Patriots, 26-16
2020 NFC Championship, Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara: San Francisco 49ers beat Green Bay Packers, 37-20
2020 AFC Championship, Arrowhead Stadium, KC: Kansas City Chiefs beat Tennessee Titans, 35-24

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