Raiders owner Al Davis has interviewed prospective head coaches for more than two weeks, two league sources told The Chronicle, in the event he decides to fire Tom Cable. Two people on his interview list have been identified as former Giants coach Jim Fassel, who now coaches UFL champion Las Vegas, and former Raiders offensive coordinator Marc Trestman, the head coach of CFL champion Montreal. (San Francisco Chronicle) Comment
Tampa Bay's Zenon Konopka trades punches with New York's Aaron Voros during the Rangers' 8-2 victory in New York City last night. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Jeff Carter scores a faceoff goal during the Flyers 5-3 victory over the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
- SI Vault: More 49ers
- 1985 -- San Francisco captures its second Super Bowl with a 38-16 victory over Miami in Super Bowl XIX.
- 1995 -- The NHL season opened with the teams playing a 48-game schedule instead of the usual 84. The season had been shortened due to a players strike.
- 1999 -- The NBA lockout officially ends after 204 days.
- 2003 -- Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) became the first NHL goalie to play in 1,000 games.