1927 — Walter Hagen beats Joe Turnesa 1-up to capture the PGA Championship for the fourth consecutive year and fifth overall.
1961 — Bill Stacy of the St. Louis Cardinals returns two interceptions for touchdowns in a 31-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
1966 — Virgil Carter of Brigham Young passes for 513 yards and rushes for 86 to set an NCAA record for total yards with 599 in a 53-33 victory over Texas Western.
1977 — Brigham Young sophomore Marc Wilson sets an NCAA record with 571 passing yards in a 38-8 rout of Utah.
1978 — Oakland coach John Madden becomes the 13th head coach to win 100 games in the NFL as the Raiders beat the Kansas City Chiefs 20-10.
1994 — George Foreman regains part of the heavyweight title he lost to Muhammad Ali in 1974, stopping Michael Moorer with a two-punch combination at 2:03 of the 10th round. Foreman, 45, captures the IBF and WBA championships to become the oldest champion in any weight class.
1995 — John Elway becomes the seventh player in NFL history to throw for 40,000 yards in his career, leading the Denver Broncos to a 38-6 rout of the Arizona Cardinals.
1995 — Warren Moon throws for three touchdowns and 237 yards to become the second fastest to reach the 40,000-yard plateau as Minnesota edges Green Bay 27-24.
1997 — The Milwaukee Brewers becomes the first Major League Baseball team to switch leagues this century, moving from the AL to the NL when baseball’s ruling executive council approved the shift.
1999 — Carolina’s Ron Francis becomes the sixth NHL player to reach 1,500 career points when he assisted on Sami Kapanen’s first-period goal for the Hurricanes in 3-2 loss at Detroit.
2000 — Elvis Grbac completes 39 of 53 passes for a 504 yards and three touchdowns in Kansas City’s 49-31 loss to Oakland.
2006 — Marilson Gomes dos Santos of Brazil makes a remarkable New York debut, becoming the first South American to win the New York City Marathon in 2:09.59. Defending champion Jelena Prokopcuka of Latvia is the first woman in more than a decade to win two straight titles in New York, winning in 2:25:05.
2008 — Tony Parker scores a career-high 55 points, including a 20-footer at the buzzer to force a second overtime in San Antonio’s 129-125 victory over Minnesota.
2010 — Calvin Borel and Javier Castellano tussle at Churchill Downs just moments after tangling during the $500,000 Breeders’ Cup Marathon in an ugly, chaotic scene. Castellano’s horse Prince Will I Am runs into the path of Romp and Martin Garcia. Garcia is able to stay on top of his horse but also impedes Borel and A.U. Miner. After the race, an enraged Borel is restrained by security personnel and his older brother Cecil.
2010 — Mexico beats the United States in one of the biggest upsets in the history of women’s soccer. The Mexicans, on goals by Maribel Dominguez and Veronica Perez, post 2-1 victory and qualify for the 2011 World Cup.
2011 — Drosselmeyer, a 14-1 long shot, roars down the middle of the track and catches Game On Dude in the closing strides to win the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Joseph O’Brien becomes the youngest jockey to win a Breeders’ Cup race when he guided St Nicholas Abbey to victory in the $3 million Turf at Churchill Downs. Court Vision pulls off a 64-1 upset in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile as three-time champion Goldikova finishes third in her final race. Court Vision nips Turallure by a nose and paid $131.60, the second highest payoff in the world championships after the $269.20 Arcangues paid in the 1993 Classic.
2011 — Drew Alleman kicks a 25-yard field goal in overtime to give top-ranked LSU a 9-6 win over No. 2 Alabama.
2011 — Case Keenum throws for 407 yards to become the most prolific passer in NCAA history and he adds his first two rushing touchdowns of the season to in Houston’s 56-13 win over UAB. Keenum finishes the game with 17,212 yards, passing Timmy Chang’s career record of 17,072 yards passing for Hawaii from 2000-04.