Fernando Valenzuela becomes the first pitcher to win both the Rookie of the Year and the Cy Young Award in the same season.
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Kansas City linebacker Derrick Thomas sets an NFL record with seven sacks, but Seattle quarterback Dave Krieg somehow slips free of Thomas to throw a 25-yard, game-winning touchdown pass in the closing seconds as the Seahawks beat the Chiefs 17-16.
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New Jersey retired the No. 3 jersey worn by the late Drazen Petrovic prior to a game at the Meadowlands Arena with Indiana. Petrovic was killed in an auto accident in Germany on June 7,1993.
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Houston's Hakeem Olajuwon (pictured here with Clyde Drexler) scores 21 points in the Rockets' 119-97 victory over visiting Minnesota, becoming the ninth NBA player to collect 20,000 points and 10,000 rebounds in a career.
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Barry Bonds becomes the first major league baseball player to win the league's Most Valuable Player title five times.