In one of the biggest trades in NBA history, the San Francisco Warriors, in the middle of a then league record 17-game losing streak, trade Wilt Chamberlain to the Philadelphia 76ers for Connie Dierking, Lee Shaffer, Paul Neumann and cash.
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In the NFL's first Super Bowl, the Green Bay Packers defeat the AFL's Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10. The game is televised by both CBS and NBC.
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Golden State's Don Nelson becomes the second man in NBA history to appear in 1,000 games both as a player and a coach (joining Lenny Wilkens) when the Warriors lost to the Indiana Pacers, 144-105.
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Chicago's Dennis Rodman kicks cameraman Eugene Amosin in the groin. 'The Worm' would be suspended 11 games without pay for the incident.
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Seattle's Sam Perkins ties Jeff Hornacek's NBA single-game record by connecting on eight three-point field goals without a miss during the Sonics' 122-78 win over visiting Toronto.
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An anonymous bidder pays just over $3 million for Mark McGwire's 70th home run ball.