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Today in Sports History: November 4th

(Peterson runs against the Chargers. Photo by Doug Pensinger, Getty Images) 11/04/1994 - The Water Cannon Incident There are good ways to begin a year... and there are bad ones. The way the San...

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Donte Whitner & Ted Ginn Jr. go back to Cleveland


Every NFL player got their start in HS. Some were stars, some had just discovered the game. Now, six of them are going back to lend a surprise hand.

Today in Sports History: January 11th

(The Vikings and Chiefs battle in Super Bowl IV. Photo by Walter Iooss Jr., SI) 1/11/1970 - Chiefs win Super Bowl IV Proving that the New York Jets' Super Bowl III victory was no fluke, the...

1/17/1999 - The almost perfect season

(Morten Andersen celebrates his game-winner. Photo by Andy Lyons, Allsport) With 2:07 left in the fourth quarter, the Minnesota Vikings were leading the Atlanta Falcons 27-20 in the NFC...

Brett Favre turns 40

Brett Favre turns 40 on Saturday, and in sports, 40 is an age that only a select few ever get to.

Today in Sports History: August 1st

(Vikings lineman Korey Stringer. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press) 8/01/1945 - Ott hits 500th Mel Ott becomes the third player overall (Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx) and the first in the National...

Today in Sports History: October 25th

10/25/1964 - Marshall runs the wrong way Jim Marshall had a terrific 20-year career in the NFL. He set numerous records for endurance -- playing in 282 consecutive games -- and was among the...

Today in Sports History: November 6th

11/06/1995 - Modell moves Browns to BaltimoreIt's a dark day for Cleveland sports fans, as Browns owner Art Modell announces that the team will be moving to Baltimore, Maryland in 1996. Modell had...

Today in Sports History: January 12th

(Namath hands the ball off during Super Bowl III. Photo courtesy of AP Photos) 1/12/1969 - Colts win Super Bowl III The New York Jets shock the sports world by defeating the Baltimore Colts in the...

2/11/2009 - Favre announces second retirement

It's been exactly one year since Brett Favre walked away from the game of football... for the second time. How's that working out?

3/04/2008 - Favre announces brief retirement

(Favre at his retirement press conference. Photo by Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images) There have been many athletes who came back after announcing their retirement. What makes Brett Favre's...

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