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  1. Rifleman is first to shatter an NBA backboard

    Larry Schwartz

    Chuck Connors, who will gain fame as "The Rifleman" on TV, becomes the first player in the NBA (called the BAA then) to shatter a backboard. The Celtics center does it not with a dunk, but on a two-handed shot in pregame warmups at Boston Arena.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 30, 2001
  2. Earthquake delays '89 World Series for 10 days

    Larry Schwartz

    A massive earthquake hits the San Francisco Bay area prior to Game 3 of the World Series forcing a 10-day delay in the Series.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 15, 2001
  3. Gretzky becomes NHL's all-time leading scorer

    Larry Schwartz

    The Kings' Wayne Gretzky scores with 53 seconds left in the third against his former Edmonton team to become the NHL's all-time leading scorer with 1,851 points. The Kings win in OT in Edmonton, 5-4, on another goal by the Great One.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 14, 2001
  4. No Moore: Henderson delivers decisive blow

    Larry Schwartz

    With the Angels one out from advancing, Donnie Moore gives up a two-out homer to Dave Henderon in the ninth inning of Game 5 in Anaheim. The Red Sox win, 7-6 in 11, and will go on to take the ALCS in seven games. Three years later, Moore commits suicide.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2001
  5. No fire in Sox; Reds win fixed World Series

    Larry Schwartz

    The Black Sox lose Game 8 (last game) of the World Series to the Reds, 10-5, in Chicago as Lefty Williams loses for the third time.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  6. Robinson is the new "Bear" of college football

    Larry Schwartz

    Eddie Robinson of Grambling State becomes the winningest coach in college football history with his 324th win, a 27-7 victory over Prairie View A&M.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 03, 2001
  7. A-Mays-ing catch Wertz a World Series ring

    Larry Schwartz

    In Game 1 of the World Series, Willie Mays make his great catch on Vic Wertz in the Polo Grounds. The Giants defeat the Indians, 5-2, in 10 innings.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 27, 2001
  8. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory wins fifth U.S. title

    Larry Schwartz

    Molla Bjurstedt Mallory wins her fifth U.S. Nationals title by beating Marion Zinderstein, 6-3, 6-1 in 30 minutes.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  9. Agassi first unseeded man to win U.S. Open

    Larry Schwartz

    Andre Agassi wins the U.S. Open, beating Michael Stich, 6-1, 7-6, 7-5 in the final.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 10, 2001
  10. Fans give new meaning to Disco Demolition

    Larry Schwartz

    Disco Demolition Night, between games of a doubleheader featuring the White Sox and Tigers, goes awry as fans ravage Comiskey Park. After more than an hour of disorder and rioting, the second game is postponed, later awarded to Detroit via forfeit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 10, 2001
  11. Record 13 stolen bases allowed breaks Branch

    Larry Schwartz

    New York catcher Branch Rickey allows a 20th century record 13 stolen bases in Washington's 16-5 victory.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 27, 2001
  12. MJ's all about the three

    Larry Schwartz

    Michael Jordan scores a record six three-pointers in the first half as the Bulls beat the Trail Blazers, 122-89, in Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Chicago. Jordan scores a Finals record 35 in the first half and finishes with 39.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 01, 2001
  13. Citation wins Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown

    Larry Schwartz

    Citation, with Eddie Arcaro aboard, wins the Kentucky Derby, en route to the Triple Crown.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 01, 2001
  14. Sarazen's Masterful double eagle

    Larry Schwartz

    Gene Sarazen makes a double eagle on the 15th hole at the Masters, perhaps the most famous shot in golf, when he knocks the ball in the cup from 220 yards out. The two helps Sarazen force a playoff, which he will win the next day.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 06, 2001
  15. Gordie Howe reaches century mark

    Larry Schwartz

    On the eve of his 41st birthday, Detroit's Gordie Howe reaches 100 points in a season for the only time in his NHL career. He scores four points in the season finale, giving him 103 for the season. The Red Wings lose 9-5 to Chicago.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 28, 2001
  16. UCLA (30-0) dynasty begins

    Larry Schwartz

    UCLA finishes 30-0 and wins its first NCAA basketball championship with a 98-83 victory over Duke in Kansas City. This is the first of 10 titles in 12 seasons for coach John Wooden's Bruins.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 20, 2001