Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

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Nov. 26

1949 - Boston College beats Holy Cross 76-0, with Al Cannava rushing for 229 yards. 1956 - At the Melbourne Olympics, Vyacheslav Ivanov of the Soviet Union wins the gold medal in the single sculls. After receiving the medal, he jumps up and down and accidentally drops the medal through the slats in the float and it sinks to the bottom of the lake.

1961 - Jerry Norton of St. Louis becomes the only NFL player to have four interceptions in a game twice. He picks off four in the Cardinals' 30-27 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Two of the interceptions are for touchdowns.

1967 - Sonny Jurgensen of the Washington Redskins passes for 418 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-37 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

1982 - Larry Holmes wins a unanimous decision over Tex Cobb to retain the world heavyweight title in Houston. …

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