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Today in Sports History: January 27th

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(Chambers skies over Mark Jackson. Screencap courtesy of ESPN) 1/27/1989 - Chambers dunks on Jackson Mark Jackson finished his career with more assists than every NBA player not named John...

Halfway to hell; Nets really could be worst team ever

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When the New Jersey Nets jumped out to an 0-18 mark, establishing a record for the worst beginning of a season in history, I'll admit I was one of the people who held out judgment over whether or...

Today in Sports History: January 26th

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(The Bears crowd Tony Eason in Super Bowl XX. Photo by John Iacono, SI) 1/26/1986 - Bears finish one-loss season In Super Bowl XX, the Chicago Bears defeated the New England Patriots the same way...

Today in Sports History: January 25th

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(Kevin Durant's Nike "Creamsicles." Photo by Larry W. Smith, Getty Images) 1/25/1964 - Happy birthday Nike On this day in 1964, Nike -- then known as Blue Ribbon Sports -- was launched. The sports...

Saints going to Super Bowl; Favre comeback now muddled

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The Saints are going to the Super Bowl, but what does that make of Brett Favre's second retirement?

1/25/2006 - Pacers trade Ron Artest

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(Artest posting up against Peja Stojakovic, who he was traded for) The Indiana Pacers had been one of the most consistent franchises in sports. In 1994, their starting lineup consisted of Mark...

Today in Sports History: January 24th

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1/24/1982 - 49ers beat Bengals in Super Bowl XVI Super Bowl XVI was a game of firsts. It was the first Super Bowl appearance for the San Francisco 49ers and the Cincinnati Bengals, and the first...

Today in Sports History: January 23rd

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1/23/1944 - Red Wings win 15-0 Before a crowd of 12,293 at Olympia Stadium, the hometown Detroit Red Wings defeat the New York Rangers, 15-0, in what remains the largest blowout in NHL history....

Today in Sports History: January 22nd

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(Johhny Unitas in a San Diego Chargers uniform) 1/22/1973 - Unitas traded to Chargers After 17 seasons with the Baltimore Colts, Johnny Unitas is traded to the San Diego Chargers for the draft...

1/22/2006 - Kobe scores 81 points

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(Kobe Bryant. Photo by Noah Graham, Associated Press) In almost every statistical category, Michael Jordan was superior to Kobe Bryant as of February 2006. He had achieved more rings, points,...

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