Back in Time: November 7
Elston Howard is named the American League's Most Valuable Player, becoming the first African-American to receive the honor.
Red Berenson of the St. Louis Blues scores six goals in a 8-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Philadelphia 76ers retire No. 24 in honor of forward Bobby Jones.
Magic Johnson retires from the NBA after disclosing that he tested positive for HIV. Johnson, who helped lead the Lakers to five NBA titles in his 12 seasons, retired as the league's all-time leader in career assists with 9,921.
The NBA names Joe Dumars (pictured here with Isiah Thomas) of the Detroit Pistons as the recipient of the first-ever NBA Sportsmanship Award.
Former Heisman Trophy winner Mike Rozier is shot several times on a street corner in Camden, N.J.
Born on this Day
James Katt (1938) <br>Joe Niekro (1944) <br>Billy Gillispie (1959, pictured) <br>Kris Benson (1974) <br>Mark Philippoussis (1976) <br>Will Demps (1979) <br>