Chicago running back Walter Payton passes Jim Brown (12,312 yards) as the all-time rushing leader on a 6-yard run in third quarter of the Bears' 20-7 victory over New Orleans. Payton finishes the game with 154 yards, his record-setting 59th career 100-yard game.
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Lynette Woodard is chosen as the first woman to play for the Harlem Globetrotters.
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Robin Givens vs. Mike Tyson
Robin Givens files for divorce after just eight months of marriage to Mike Tyson.
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Benny Agbayani's 13th inning home run ends the longest LDS game ever played, 5 hours and 22 minutes. The dramatic round tripper by Mets outfielder gives New York a 3-2 victory and 2-1 series advantage over the Giants.
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On the last day of the season, Rickey Henderson bloops a double down the right field line off Rockies' hurler John Thomson to become the 25th major leaguer to collect 3000 career base hits.
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Barry Bonds extends his major league record for home runs in season to 73 as he drives a 3-2 first inning knuckleball off Dodger Dennis Spriner over the right field fence.
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Born On This Day
Cotton Fitzsimmons (1931) Bill Snyder (1939) Johnnie Morton (1971) Priest Holmes (1973) Charles Woodson (1976) Evan Longoria (1985) Chase Daniel (1986)
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