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  1. NFL and AFL merge into single league

    Larry Schwartz

    The NFL and AFL agree to merge. The organizations merge into a single league of at least 26 teams in 25 cities in 1970.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 06, 2001
  2. Steelers pick Bradshaw No. 1

    Larry Schwartz

    The Steelers, who previously won a coin flip with the Bears, select Louisiana Tech quarterback Terry Bradshaw with the first pick in the NFL draft.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2001
  3. Eagles plunked by Raiders

    Larry Schwartz

    Led by Jim Plunkett's three touchdown passes and Rod Martin's three interceptions, the Oakland Raiders defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, 27-10, in Super Bowl XV in New Orleans.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 23, 2001
  4. Packers dominate Super Bowl I

    Larry Schwartz

    The Packers defeat the Chiefs, 35-10, in Super Bowl I in Los Angeles. Green Bay's Elijah Pitts runs for two touchdowns and Max McGee catches two TD passes from Bart Starr. Starr completes 16-of-23 passes for 250 yards and is named MVP.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 13, 2001
  5. Jets make good on Namath's guarantee

    Larry Schwartz

    Broadway Joe and the Jets upset the Colts, 16-7, in Super Bowl III in Miami. Before the game, he guarantees a Jets win. He completes 17-of-28 passes for 206 yards, with George Sauer grabbing eight for 133 yards.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 09, 2001
  6. Chiefs prove AFL is for real

    Larry Schwartz

    The Kansas City Chiefs upset the Minnesota Vikings, 23-7, in Super Bowl IV in New Orleans. The Chiefs prove the AFL is no joke and score four of the first five times they have the ball to take a 16-0 lead.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 09, 2001
  7. Baugh perfected the perfect pass

    Larry Schwartz

    ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series will profile Sammy Baugh

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 03, 2001
  8. Joe Namath surpasses 4,000 yards passing

    Larry Schwartz

    Joe Namath becomes the first to pass for 4,000 yards in a season. He finishes with 4,007 after passing for 343 in the Jets' 42-31 win over the Chargers in San Diego.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 22, 2000
  9. Blanda reaches 2,000-point plateau

    Larry Schwartz

    In his last regular-season game, George Blanda becomes pro football's first 2,000-point scorer. He kicks four extra points in the Raiders' 28-20 victory over the Chiefs in Oakland, boosting his total to 2,002.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 19, 2000
  10. Len Dawson leads Chiefs to AFL Title

    Larry Schwartz

    The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the defending Super Bowl champion Jets, 13-6, in an AFC divisional playoff game at windy Shea Stadium. Jets QB Joe Namath completes only 14-of-40 passes for 164 yards with three interceptions throwing into the swirling winds.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 15, 2000
  11. Baugh perfected the perfect pass

    Larry Schwartz

    Slingin' Sammy, as Sammy Baugh was nicknamed by a Texas sportswriter, led TCU to bowl victories in his final two seasons.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2000