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  1. Yearbook, Dec. 5: Karl Malone passes Wilt

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 5, 2000: He never quite tracked down the man at the top, but on this day 12 years ago Karl Malone vaulted past an almost equally tall and equally talented scorer for second place on the NBA's all-time points list. Yes, in a Utah Jazz home gam...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  2. Yearbook, Nov. 5: Miami Heat make debut

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 5, 1988: On this day 24 years ago, LeBron James was a 3-year-old kid in northern Ohio, and the Miami Heat was a just-born franchise a few miles west of South Beach, Fla. Yes, today is the anniversary of Miami's first game. But it didn't go li...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  3. Yearbook, Oct. 5: Eddie Robinson's record

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 5, 1985: He started his quest in 1941, at a mere 22 years old. It took him all of one year to show his knack for coaching, with his second squad at Grambling State going 9-0 and not giving up a point. Fast-forward 43 years, and on this day, c...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  4. Yearbook, Sept. 22: Nolan Ryan's last game

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 22, 1993: After a ridiculous 27 years, 807 appearances, 5,714 strikeouts and seven no-hitters spread across four teams, it had to end. So on this day 19 years ago, Nolan Ryan started and pitched in his last game. It was an unmemorable one; ...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  5. Yearbook, Sept. 5: The Munich massacre

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 5, 1972: On this day 40 years ago came one of the darkest moments in sports history, when Palestinian terrorists kidnapped and later killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. Jeremy Schaap tells the harrowing story....

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  6. Yearbook, Sept. 1: Hail to Appalachian State

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 1, 2007: On this the first college football Saturday of 2012, we look back five years to one of the sport's biggest upsets -- Division I-AA Appalachian State over No. 5 Michigan, sealed when the Mountaineers blocked a last-second field goal att...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  7. Yearbook, Aug. 19: Indy speedway opens

    Patrick Dorsey

    Aug. 19, 1909: It wasn't the 500. Just the 5. But on this day 103 years ago, Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted its first race, with 12,000 people on hand to see Austrian Louis Schwitzer claim victory. His average speed: 57.4 miles per hour. Photo...

    Blog | August 19, 2012
  8. Yearbook, Aug. 5: The legend, Chick Hearn

    Patrick Dorsey

    Aug. 5, 2002: Amazing that it's been 10 years; on this day in 2002, beloved -- and only, at the time -- Los Angeles Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn died at age 85. Hearn normalized phrases like "slam dunk" and "air ball" while chronicling the careers ...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  9. Yearbook, July 5: A pioneer makes debut

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 5, 1947: On this day 65 years ago, Larry Doby put on his Cleveland Indians uniform, took to the visitors' dugout at Comiskey Park and eventually entered the game against the Chicago White Sox as a pinch-hitter -- making Doby the first black play...

    Blog | July 05, 2012