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Today in Sports History for Nov. 16

...Notre Dame ends Oklahoma's NCAA record 47-game winning streak with a 7-0 victory.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...
Today in Sports History: Nov. 15

...Chargers.1969 - The New York Knicks run their record to 17-1, the best start in NBA history, by beating the Boston Celtics 113-98.1969 - Bill Cappleman of Florida State passes for 508 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-26 loss to Memphis...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 8

...6-4 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.1959 - Elgin Baylor of the Minneapolis Lakers scores 64 points against the Boston Celtics.1970 - Tom Dempsey of New Orleans kicks an NFL-record 63-yard field goal on the final play to give the Saints...
Today In Sports History for June 12-13

...since 20-year-old Jenny Chuasiriporn lost a playoff to Se Ri Pak in the 1998 U.S. Women's Open.2008 - The Boston Celtics overcome a 24-point deficit and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-91 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the NBA finals...
Today In Sports History for June 11

...1982 - Larry Holmes stops Gerry Cooney in the 13th round for the WBC heavyweight title at Las Vegas.1984 - The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-102 in Game 7 to win their 15th NBA title.1988 - Stanford becomes the first team...
Today In Sports History for May 31

...player in 35 years to record three triple-doubles in an NBA playoff series, and the New Jersey Nets finish off the Boston Celtics with a 96-88 victory in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals. He joins Oscar Robertson (1963) and Wilt Chamberlain...
Today In Sports History for April 24-25 by scoring 18 points as the Boston Celtics win their fifth consecutive NBA...draft when he's taken by the Boston Celtics.1952 - The Minneapolis Lakers...the seventh game.1965 - The Boston Celtics score 42 points on a record 21...
Changes coming to NBA

...round and how Major League Baseball has handled its wild-card playoffs.? This season, it would have had the Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Indiana Pacers and Heat in the East "play-in" bracket, and the Dallas Mavericks, New Orleans...
Today In Sports History for April 19

...Nineteen-year-old Ham Kee Yong becomes the youngest to win the Boston Marathon with a 2:32:39 clocking.1965 - The Boston Celtics have five players score 20 or more points in a 129-123 victory over Los Angeles in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. It's...
Today In Sports History for Monday, April 13

...bamboo pole, will have 43 vaults over 15 feet at a time when no other vaulter in the world clears 15 feet.1957 - The Boston Celtics capture their first NBA championship as rookie Tommy Heinsohn scores 37 points and grabs 23 rebounds in a 125-123...


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