Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

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Nov. 16

1929 - Southern California and Notre Dame play before 112,912 at Soldier Field in Chicago, with the Fighting Irish prevailing 13-12. It's the third time in the 1920s that the two schools attract more than 112,000 fans. 1957 - Notre Dame ends Oklahoma's NCAA record 47- game winning streak with a 7-0 triumph.

1957 - Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics sets an NBA Record with 49 rebounds in a 111-89 victory over the Philadelphia Warriors.

1962 - Wilt Chamberlain scores 73 points, including 45 in the first half, to lead the San Francisco Warriors to a 127-111 victory over the New York Knicks.

1968 - Ron Johnson rushes for 347 yards and scores five touchdowns to lead Michigan to a 34-9 rout of Wisconsin.

1980 - Doug Williams of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers passes for 486 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-30 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

1982 - The NFL Management Council and the NFL Players' Association announce settlement of a 57-day player strike.

1991 - Gerry Thomas of No. 1 Florida State misses a 34-yard field goal by the length of a football with 25 seconds left, giving No. 2 Miami a 17-16 victory.

1996 - Byron Hanspard of Texas Tech becomes the sixth major- college player to run for 2,000 yards in a season, rushing for 257 yards and four touchdowns in the Red Raiders' 56-21 victory over Southwestern Louisiana.

1996 - Corey Dillon set an NCAA rushing record for a quarter, gaining 222 yards on 16 carries in the first period as No. 15 Washington overwhelmed San Jose State 53-10.

1997 - Philadelphia's 10-10 tie at Baltimore is the first NFL tie since Kansas City vs. Cleveland on Nov. 19, 1989.

2002 - Larry Johnson rushes for 327 yards, a career-high four TDs and shatters the 31-year-old school career rushing record, leading Penn State to a 58-25 victory over Indiana.

2008 - Jimmie Johnson locks up his third consecutive NASCAR championship in the final race of the season to join Cale Yarborough as the only drivers in NASCAR history to win three straight titles. …

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