1920 — Newsy Lalonde scores six goals to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto St. Pats 14-7 at Montreal's Mount Royal Arena. The 21 goals sets an NHL record that doesn't get matched for 65 years.
1931 — The Philadelphia Quakers defeat the Montreal Maroons 4-3 in overtime to end their 15-game losing streak.
1960 — Don Simmons of the Boston Bruins becomes the second NHL goalie to wear a mask on a regular basis. Simmons, wearing a mask, makes 37 saves in a 4-0 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Garden.
1980 — Goaltender Jim Stewart, playing in his first and only game with the Boston Bruins, gives up three goals in the first four minutes of the game and a total of five in the first period. He's replaced and never plays in the NHL again.
1982 — Joe Montana's third touchdown pass of the game, a 6-yarder to Dwight Clark, with 51 seconds remaining, lifts the San Francisco 49ers to 28-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC title game.
1985 — Seattle's Lenny Wilkens becomes the first to coach in 1,000 NBA games when the SuperSonics beat the Golden State Warriors 89-86.
1998 — Michelle Kwan receives eight perfect 6.0s out of nine marks for artistry in the free skate to win her second U.S. Figure Skating Championship in three years.
2002 — Todd Eldredge wins his sixth U.S. Figure Skating Championships title. After skipping two seasons of competition, Eldredge edges defending champion Tim Goebel.
2004 — Michelle Kwan wins her seventh straight title and eighth overall at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Only one of the sport's greats, Maribel Vinson, has more U.S. championships, with nine.
2009 — Arizona, the lone NFC team not to make it to a conference championship game since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970, gets to host its' first NFC championship game after a stunning 33-13 win at Carolina.
2010 — Karlos Dansby's 17-yard fumble return for a touchdown in overtime gives the Arizona Cardinals a 51-45 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the highest-scoring playoff game in NFL history.
2011 — Top-ranked Auburn beats No. 2 Oregon 22-19 in the BCS title game.
2015 — North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz runs five yards for the winning touchdown and the Bison become the first team to win four straight FCS championships with a thrilling 29-27 victory over Illinois State.
2016 — Alex Ovechkin scores his 500th and 501st goals to become the 43rd NHL player to reach the milestone and the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 7-1.
2017 — FIFA expands the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament. The format of 16 three-team groups with the top two advancing to a round of 32 is unanimously approved by the FIFA Council.