Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, the most ever by an NBA rookie, as Philadelphia beats Detroit 127-117 in Bethlehem, Penn.
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Washington's Manute Bol blocks 15 shots in a 111-103 win over Atlanta. His total is tied for second (Orlando's Shaquille O'Neal had 15 rejections at New Jersey on November 20, 1993), behind the NBA record of 17 blocks by the Lakers' Elmore Smith on October 28, 1973.
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New York Giants
The New York Giants beat the Denver Broncos, 39-20, in Super Bowl XXI. Phil Simms is named MVP.
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At the 71st Australian Open, Martina Hingis claims the championship by beating Mary Pierce (6-2, 6-2).
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David and Victoria Beckham
Spice Girl Victoria Adams (Posh) and soccer star David Beckham get engaged.
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Behind Terrell Davis' 157 yards rushing and a Super Bowl-record three touchdowns, Denver beats Green Bay, 31-24, in Super Bowl XXXII at San Diego.
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Born on this Day
Don Maynard (1937) <br>Steve Prefontaine (1951)<br>Chris Chelios (1962)<br>Bob Sweeney (1964)<br>Esa Tikkanen (1965)<br>Mark Schlereth (1966)<br>Randy Mckay (1967)<br>Nolan Harrison (1969)<br>Chris Mills (1970)<br>Vincent Brisby (1971)<br>Kevin Williams (1971)<br>Herman Smith (1971)<br>Rodney Young (1973)<br>Anthony Harris (1973)<br>Derrick Turnbow (1978)<br>Patrick Willis (1985)<br>Brent Celek (1985)<br>Acie Law IV (1985)<br>Maria Kirilenko (1987)
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