1906 London selected to host 1908 Olympics
1932 Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game
1939 Don Lash wins 6th straight AAU cross-country 10K championship
1953 US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business
1961 Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns in a 49-13 rout of NY Titans at Jeppesen Stadium, Houston
1968 Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year
1977 Canuck’s Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
1978 ”The Miracle at the Meadowlands”, Eagles Herman Edwards returns a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 victory over the rival New York Giants
1978 28th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
1989 US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US’ 1st qualification since 1950
1989 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins
1994 59th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
1995 CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Baltimore Stallions become only American-based team ever to win Grey Cup; defeat Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
1995 German tennis No. 1 Steffi Graf outlasts No. 2 Anke Huber 6–1, 2–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 to win the WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC
1996 Albert Belle, signs record five-year, $55 million with White Sox
2005 70th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 28-18 in Auburn
2006 CFL Grey Cup, Canad Inns Stadium, Winnipeg: BC Lions win 5th Championship; defeat Montreal Alouettes, 25-14
2011 21st College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 16-14 in South Bend
2017 Martin Truex Jr., driving for Furniture Row Racing, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series by 5 points from Kyle Busch
2017 Bulgarian tennis star Gregor Dimitrov breaks through for a first season-ending ATP World Tour Finals title with a 7–5, 4–6, 6–3 win in London over David Goffin of Belgium
2019 EPL club Tottenham sacks high profile manager Mauricio Pochettino after disappointing start to season; replacement is higher profile ex-Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

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