2020: Tennessee Titans RB Derrick Henry handed out an all-time stiff arm to Josh Norman during a rare NFL Tuesday Night Football game where Tennessee blew out Buffalo 42-16

2019: Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson became the 1st player to record 200+ PASS YDS & 150+ RUSH YDS during the same game in NFL history. Jackson went on to become the youngest MVP in NFL history that year

2016: Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers surpassed Dan Fouts for the most career PASS YDS (43,040) in franchise history. Rivers played 16 seasons for the Chargers and finished with 59,271 PASS YDS which still stands as the franchise record today

2013: Down 5-1 in the 8th inning of Game 2 (trailing 1-0) at home to Detroit, Red Sox DH David Ortiz hit an iconic game-tying Grand Slam that helped BOS win the ALCS and eventually the World Series the same year as the Boston Marathon Bombings

2013: New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 1 of his greatest passes when he hit Kenbrell Thompkins for the GW-TD with 0:05 left, outdueling fellow HOF QB Drew Brees by leading a GWD in Foxborough with 1:13 to go & no timeouts

2001: New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter made his iconic run-saving “Flip” play, nailing DH Jeremy Giambi at home plate that helped defeat the Oakland Athletics in ALDS Game 3 en route to clinching the World Series where their 4-peat was denied in Game 7

1995: For the 1st time in its history, the NBA cancelled regular season games due to a work stoppage

1991: Toronto Blue Jays MGR Cito Gaston became the very 1st Manager to be ejected during a playoff game in MLB history — a series-deciding loss to the Minnesota Twins, no less

1985: New York Giants QB Phil Simms threw for 513 yards on a then NFL-record 62 pass attempts while the team picked up a then record 34 1st downs in a classic 33-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals

1970: Baltimore Orioles SP Dave McNally became the 1st and only pitcher to ever hit a grand slam in the World Series

1967: The American Basketball Association (ABA) began play, introducing the 3-point line and a red-white-and-blue ball. The ABA lasted almost 10 years before merging with the NBA in 1976

1960: Pittsburgh Pirates OF Bill Mazeroski hit the only walk-off HR in World Series Game 7 history as the most legendary hit of all-time as Pittsburgh defeated the Yankees who went to the next 4 World Series’, winning each of the next 2

1914: Boston Braves completed the very 1st sweep in World Series history with a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics

1903: Boston Americans (Red Sox) defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in the very 1st modern World Series. There has been a World Series champion every year since then except for 1904 & 1994

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