1907 — Tommy Burns defends his world heavyweight title by knocking out Gunner Moir in the 10th round at London.
1944 — Ohio State quarterback Leslie Horvath wins the Heisman Trophy.
1947 — Notre Dame quarterback Johnny Lujack wins the Heisman Trophy.
1952 — Oklahoma halfback Billy Vessels is named the Heisman Trophy winner.
1958 — Army back Pete Dawkins is named the Heisman Trophy winner.
1977 — Veterinarian Mark Gerard is indicted in a horse-switching scandal. Cinzano, a purportedly dead 4-year-old champion colt, won a race on Sept. 23 at Belmont Park, under the name of Lebon, a 57-1 long shot.
1995 — Notre Dame advances to the NCAA women's soccer championship by becoming the first team to beat 13-time champion North Carolina in the national semifinals. The lone score comes when Tar Heels forward Cindy Parlow accidentally heads a ball into her own net.
2002 — Oakland's Tim Brown and Jerry Rice take turns rewriting the NFL record book in a 26-20 win over the New York Jets. Brown becomes the third player with 1,000 receptions and the third with 14,000 yards receiving. Rich Gannon ties an NFL record with his ninth 300-yard passing game of the season. On the very next play after Brown's 1,000th catch, Rice scores on a 26-yard catch, giving Oakland a 13-10 lead. It's Rice's record 192nd TD catch and puts him over 1,000 yards receiving for a record 14th season.
2009 — The New Jersey Nets are pounded into NBA infamy, falling 117-101 to the Dallas Mavericks for their 18th straight loss to start the season. The Nets pass the 1988-89 Miami Heat and 1999 Los Angeles Clippers, who both dropped their first 17 games.
2018 — Dallas Dorosy of Florida State scores in the 60th minute to help the Seminoles beat North Carolina 1-0 for the NCAA Women's College Cup championship. Florida State wins the NCAA women's soccer title for the second time. North Carolina, a 21-time NCAA champion, is shut out for the second time this season.
1943 — Notre Dame quarterback Angelo Bertelli wins the Heisman Trophy.
1946 — Army halfback Glenn Davis is named the Heisman Trophy winner.
1950 — Tom Fears of the Los Angeles Rams has 18 receptions against Green Bay.
1950 — Cloyce Box of the Detroit Lions has 302 yards receiving and scores four touchdowns against the Baltimore Colts.
1956 — Wilt Chamberlain scores 52 points in his collegiate debut with Kansas.
1957 — Texas A&M halfback John David Crow is named the Heisman Trophy winner.
1972 — Bobby Howfield of the New York Jets kicks six field goals against New Orleans.
1973 — Dick Anderson of the Miami Dolphins intercepts four passes, returning two for touchdowns, against Pittsburgh.
1979 — Southern California halfback Charles White is named the Heisman Trophy winner.
1982 — Tommy Hearns wins the WBC welterweight title with a 15-round decision over Wilfred Benitez in New Orleans.
1994 — Sixth-ranked Florida beats undefeated and third-ranked Alabama 24-23 in the first SEC Championship game played in Atlanta. This is the third-straight year that the Gators and Crimson Tide meet in the championship game.
1999 — Marshall beats Western Michigan 34-30 in the MAC Championship game on the last play. Down 30-27 with four seconds left in the game, Chad Pennington throws his 100th career touchdown pass to Eric Pinkerton as time expires to give the Thundering Herd their third consecutive MAC title.
2000 — The 200-yard rushing games by Mike Anderson, Corey Dillon, Warrick Dunn and Curtis Martin mark the first time in NFL history that four runners have 200 yards on the same day. Its never happened three times in a single day. Anderson rushes for an NFL rookie record 251 yards and four touchdowns in Denver's 38-23 victory over New Orleans.
2004 — Bode Miller wins his fourth race of the season in the downhill at Beaver Creek, Colo., and Daron Rahlves is second to give the United States its first 1-2 finish on the World Cup circuit. The last time U.S. men went 1-2 in any elite international race was 1984, when Phil Mahre won the Olympic slalom in Sarajevo and twin brother Steve took the silver medal.
2005 — Southern California wins its 34th consecutive game and 16th straight against a ranked opponent, beating No. 11 UCLA 66-19. The 16 victories against Associated Press ranked teams is one better than Oklahoma, which won 15 from 1973-76.
2014 — The Philadelphia 76ers avoid tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
2015 — Aaron Rodgers throws a 61-yard touchdown pass to Richard Rodgers with no time left to give the Green Bay Packers a 27-23 comeback victory over the Detroit Lions. Detroit went ahead 17-0 after its first three drives and capped the opening possession of the third quarter with a field goal to go ahead 20-0.
2018 — Deshaun Watson throws a touchdown pass and the Houston Texans intercept rookie Baker Mayfield three times, returning one for a score, to beat the Cleveland Browns 29-13 and extend their franchise-record winning streak to nine games. The Texans (9-3), who opened the season 0- 3, haven't lost since Sept. 23.
2018 — Freshman Christyn Williams scores a career-high 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting and No. 2 Connecticut never loses the lead after the 6:36 mark of the first quarter in dominating No. 1 Notre Dame 89-71.
1945 — "Mr. Inside" Doc Blanchard of Army becomes the first junior to win the Heisman Trophy. Blanchard also becomes the only athlete to win both the Heisman and Sullivan Award.
1951 — Princeton triple-threat tailback Richard Kazmaier wins the Heisman Trophy. Kazmaier led the nation in total offense and the Tigers to an undefeated season.
1956 — Notre Dame quarterback Paul Hornung edges Tennessee's Johnny Majors to win the Heisman Trophy.
1961 — Floyd Patterson retains his world heavyweight title by knocking out Tom McNeeley in the fourth round in Toronto.
1961 — Syracuse running back Ernie Davis becomes the first black to be taken No. 1 in the NFL draft after being selected by the Washington Redskins.
1977 — Tony Dorsett becomes the third rookie to rush for more than 200 yards in a game with 206 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
1982 — Georgia's Hershel Walker wins the Heisman Trophy. The junior running back beats out Stanford quarterback John Elway and Southern Methodist running back Eric Dickerson. Walker finished third in the voting for this award as a freshman and finished second last year.
1988 — Oklahoma State's Barry Sanders wins the Heisman Trophy then proves he's worthy of the award with spectacular performance in a 45-42 win over Texas Tech in Tokyo. Sanders rushes 44 times for 332 yards and four touchdowns, setting the NCAA single-season rushing record with 2,628 yards in 11 games.
1997 — Corey Dillon rushes for an NFL rookie record 246 yards and scores four touchdowns to lead the Cincinnati Bengals to a 41-14 win over the Tennessee Titans.
2009 — The New Jersey Nets win for the first time this season, ending the worst start in NBA history at 18 losses by beating the Charlotte Bobcats 97-91.
2010 — Nevada's Colin Kaepernick ties the NCAA record for touchdowns rushing by a quarterback with 59 after scoring three on the ground in a 35-17 win over Louisiana Tech. He ties mark held by Nebraska's Eric Crouch.
2011 — Rafael Nadal recovers from a terrible start and beat Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (0) to give Spain its fifth Davis Cup title.
2013 — The NFL fines Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 for interfering with a play against the Baltimore Ravens on Thanksgiving. In the third quarter of the Ravens' 22-20 win, Jacoby Jones swerves to avoid colliding with Tomlin and is tackled after a 73-yard return that might have gone for a touchdown if not for the obstruction.
2016 — Tom Brady becomes the NFL's career leader in victories by a quarterback, earning his 201st by throwing for 269 yards and a touchdown to lead New England past Los Angeles 26-10.
2016 — Detroit becomes the first team in 60 Saints home games to stop Drew Brees from throwing a touchdown pass, as the Lions pull away from New Orleans, 28-13. It's also the Lions' first victory in a road game following Thanksgiving since 1974, snapping a streak of 22 losses in such games.
1924 — Red Green of the Hamilton Tigers scores five goals in a 10-5 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
1971 — Willie Ellison of the Los Angeles Rams sets an NFL record with 247 yards rushing in a 45-28 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Teammate Travis Williams also returns a kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown.
1972 — Johnny Rodgers of Nebraska wins the Heisman Trophy beating out Oklahoma's Gregg Pruitt and teammate Rich Glover.
1974 — David Thompson scores an ACC-record 57 points to lead North Carolina State to a 144-88 rout of Buffalo State. Thompson surpasses the 56 points scored by South Carolina's John Roche against Furman on Feb. 5, 1971.
1981 — Southern California's Marcus Allen, who set an NCAA record for yards rushing in a season with 2,342, wins the Heisman Trophy.
1982 — Dallas coach Tom Landry gets his 200th regular-season victory with a 24-10 win over the Washington Redskins at RFK Stadium.
1987 — Tim Brown, wide receiver and kick returner from Notre Dame, is awarded the Heisman Trophy.
1992 — Second-ranked Alabama beats No. 15 Florida 28-21 in the first SEC championship game.
2009 — Second-ranked Alabama cruises into the national title game, winning the SEC championship with a 32-13 victory against defending national champion and top-ranked Florida.
2010 — Serbia celebrates its first Davis Cup title, becoming only the second unseeded nation to win the trophy when Viktor Troicki beats Michael Llodra 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 to complete a 3-2 comeback win over France. Novak Djokovic tied the series by beating Gael Monfils 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match.
2012 — Kobe Bryant scores 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000, and the Los Angeles Lakers snap a two-game skid with a 103-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets.
2015 — Christian McCaffrey of Stanford runs for 207 yards and a score, throws a touchdown pass, catches another and breaks Barry Sanders' single-season all-purpose yards record to lead the No. 7 Cardinal to the Pac-12 championship with a 41-22 win over No. 24 Southern California. McCaffrey tallies 461 all-purpose yards for the game and 3,496 for the season to break Sanders' single-season record. Sanders had 3,250 yards in 1988 and McCaffrey takes two more games to break the mark.
2016 — Klay Thompson has 60 points, an NBA season high and the most by a Golden State player in more than 42 years, as the Warriors whip the Indiana Pacers 142-106. Thompson scores 40 by halftime in just 18-plus minutes. He had a career-best 60 points through three quarters and called it a night, sitting down with 1:22 left in the period. Thompson joins Hall of Famers Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry and Joe Fulks as the only Warriors to score 60 points in a game.
1939 — Iowa's Nile Kinnick wins the Heisman Trophy. The back passed for 638 yards and 11 touchdowns and rushed for 374 yards.
1961 — Syracuse running back Ernie Davis becomes the first black player to win the Heisman Trophy.
1984 — Martina Navratilova loses to Helena Sukova, ending the longest winning streak in history of women's singles tennis — 74 matches dating to Jan. 15, 1984.
1986 — Miami quarterback Vinny Testaverde wins the Heisman Trophy in a runaway over Temple running back Paul Palmer, the country's top rusher.
1992 — Jerry Rice becomes the NFL's career leader in touchdown receptions with his 101st scoring pass during the fourth quarter of the San Francisco 49ers' 27-3 victory over Miami. Rice surpassed Steve Largent's mark of 100.
1998 — Denver with a 35-31 comeback win over Kansas City, becomes the third 13-0 team in NFL history.
2000 — Golden State's Antawn Jamison and the Lakers' Kobe Bryant each scored 51 points, including trading six straight scores in the final two minutes of overtime. It's Jamison's second 51-point performance in four days, and Bryant's career high. But Jamison earned extra satisfaction as the Warriors prevailed 125-122 over Los Angeles. It's the first time in 38 years two players score 50 in the same game.
2005 — Philadelphia wins the first scoreless NHL game that was decided by a shootout, beating Calgary 1-0. Philadelphia's Antero Niittymaki stops 28 shots in regulation and overtime and all three during the shootout.
2008 — Florida quarterback Tim Tebow throws three touchdown passes and rallies the No. 2 Gators over No. 1 Alabama for a 31-20 win in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
2009 — Indianapolis posts a 27-17 win over Tennessee for its 21st straight. The Colts match New England's record, set from 2006-08 and extend their own NFL record of consecutive 12-win seasons to seven.
2009 — Drew Brees is 35 for 49 for 419 yards with two touchdowns and one interception as New Orleans stays undefeated with a 33-30 overtime win at Washington. New Orleans and Indianapolis both improve to 12-0, marking the first time in NFL history that two teams are unbeaten this late in the season.
2009 — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre sets an NFL record by playing in his 283rd consecutive game, a 30-17 loss to Arizona. The 40-year-old Favre breaks the record of 282 held by longtime Vikings defensive end Jim Marshall.
2009 — LaDainian Tomlinson scores his 150th career TD on a 4-yard run in San Diego's 30-23 win over Cleveland. Tomlinson reaches 150 TDs faster than any player in league history, hitting the milestone in his 137th game.
2013 — Jennifer O'Neill scores a career-high 43 points, including the go-ahead basket in the fourth overtime, and No. 5 Kentucky beats No. 9 Baylor 133-130 in the highest-scoring Division I women's game in history. The previous high for a Division I women's game was 252 points in SMU's 127-125 win over TCU, also in four overtimes, on Jan. 25, 1997.
2013 — Atlanta's Kyle Korver sets the NBA record for consecutive games with a 3-pointer and the Hawks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-89. Korver's 3 with 5:29 remaining in the first quarter gives him at least one in a record-90th straight game, breaking a tie with Dana Barros (1994-96).
2015 — Cam Newton passes for five touchdowns, capped by a 15-yard scoring strike to Jerricho Cotchery with 1:05 to go, and the unbeaten Carolina Panthers wrap up the NFC South title with a 41-38 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Carolina becomes the ninth team in league history with a 12-0 start.
2017 — UCLA cancels a men's basketball game with Montana because of wildfires in the area. Several wildfires were burning throughout Southern California, including near the UCLA campus.
1973 — Jerry West of Los Angeles sets an NBA record with 10 steals in the Lakers' 115-111 loss to the Seattle Supersonics.
1985 — Auburn tailback Bo Jackson beats Iowa quarterback Chuck Long by 45 points in the balloting for the Heisman Trophy, the closest vote in the 51-year history of the trophy.
1991 — AJ Kitt becomes the first American in seven years to win a men's World Cup race, taking the first downhill of the season In Val D'Isere, France.
2002 — St. John's (Minn.) coach John Gagliardi wins his 400th game with a 21-14 victory over Linfield in the Division III quarterfinals. Gagliardi is the second coach to reach the 400 mark, eight victories behind Eddie Robinson.
2003 — The computer rankings have Oklahoma as the country's top team while the human poll voters pick USC. Despite getting walloped by Kansas State 35-7, No. 3 Oklahoma takes its 12-1 record to the Sugar Bowl against No. 2 LSU, which won the Southeastern Conference championship by beating Georgia 34-13. No. 1 USC, which finished third in the BCS rankings, plays No. 4 Michigan in the Rose Bowl.
2006 — Willie Parker breaks Pittsburgh's single-game rushing record with 223 yards as the Steelers rough up the Cleveland Browns 27-7. Parker, the first player in Steelers history to have two 200-yard games in a season, betters John "Frenchy" Fuqua's record of 218 yards against Philadelphia in 1970.
2013 — Aurelien Collin scores the equalizer in the second half of the MLS Cup, then drives home the deciding penalty kick to give Sporting Kansas City a dramatic victory over Real Salt Lake and its first league title since 2000. With the score 1-1 through regulation and 30 minutes of overtime, the teams engage in the longest penalty-kick shootout in championship history — one that both sides had chances to win before Collin's shot and Jimmy Nielsen's save left Sporting KC with the 7-6 victory.
2014 — The first College Football Playoff expands the national championship race and produces a final four with major star power. Nick Saban's No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Urban Meyer's No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes at the Sugar Bowl. Marcus Mariota and second-seeded Oregon vs. Jameis Winston, last season's Heisman Trophy winner, and defending national champion Florida State at the Rose Bowl.
2014 — Robbie Keane scores on a breakaway in the 111th minute, and Landon Donovan wins his record sixth MLS title in the LA Galaxy's 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup.
2016 — Napheesa Collier scores 20 points, Gabby Williams has 19 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and No. 1 Connecticut beats No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 for its 83rd straight victory.
2016 — Kelsey Mitchell scores 23 points to reach 2,000 points in an NCAA women's-record 78 games, and No. 12 Ohio State routs Southern 108-73.
2017 — Larry Nassar, a former elite sports doctor whose sexual assault cases that rocked Michigan State University and the group that trains U.S. Olympic gymnasts, is sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for possessing thousands of images of child pornography.