Thursday December 20th 2012
Tonight We have the side winner in the poinsettia bowl BYU vs. SD State & all the best bets in the NBA & College hoops.
On this day in sports history:
1946 – Sugar Ray Robinson was crowned welterweight champion at Madison Square Garden.
1962 – A world indoor pole-vault record was set by Don Meyers when he cleared 16 feet, 11/4 inches.
1966 – The NBA granted a franchise to Seattle.
1973 – Henri Richard (Montreal Canadiens) scored his 1,000th point.
1983 – Guy Lafleur (Montreal Canadiens) became the 10th NHL player to score 500 goals.
1985 – Denis Potvin became the highest defenseman scorer when he got his 916th point.
1993 – It was announced that NBC would retain the rights to the National Football League’s (NFL) AFC package.
1994 – Ivan Lendl retired after a 17-year tennis career.
1998 – Brett Favre (Green Bay Packers) became the first NFL player to throw at least 30 touchdown passes for five seasons.
2008 – The Dallas Cowboys played their final game in Texas Stadium before moving to their new stadium in Arlington, TX.
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