Today in sports history, Abdul-Jabbar scores 30,000 points | Soccer

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1961 – George Blanda of the Houston Oilers rushed for 505 yards and seven touchdowns in a 49-13 win over the New York Titans.

1961 – Cleveland’s Jim Brown rushed for 237 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Browns to a 45-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

1966 – No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Michigan State play to a 10-10 tie. The Irish rally after a 10-0 deficit against a Spartans team featuring Bubba Smith and three teammates who were among the top 8 picks of the next NFL draft.

1978 – Philadelphia’s Herman Edwards retaliates with a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 win over the New York Giants. Rather than take a knee to save a 17-12 win, quarterback Joe Pisarcik botches the hand to fullback Larry Csonka. Edwards picks up the dropped ball and runs 26 yards for the winning touchdown.

1983 – Edmonton Oilers’ Jari Kurri scores five goals and Wayne Gretzky adds three goals and five assists in a 13-4 win over the New Jersey Devils.

1983 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of Los Angeles becomes the second player in NBA history to score 30,000 points, tied with Wilt Chamberlain, as the Lakers win 117-110 in Portland.

1992 – Oakland Replica Dennis Eckersley is named American League MVP. Eckersley, who led the majors with 51 saves from 54 chances, becomes the ninth player to win both the Cy Young Award and MVP honors in the same season.

1993 – Oregon and Oregon State play to a 0-0 draw in Eugene. It’s the last goalless draw in FBS history. Overtime for NCAA games begins in 1994.

1994 – Rashaan Salaam becomes the fourth 2,000-yard rusher in major college history, running for 259 yards and two touchdowns in Colorado’s 41-20 win over Iowa State.

1995 – The Baltimore Stallions defeated the Calgary Stampeders 37-20, becoming the first US team to win the Gray Cup in the CFL’s 83-year history.

2004 – Indiana’s Ron Artest and Stephen Jackson storm into the stands to grapple with Auburn Hills fans in the last minute of their game against the Detroit Pistons. The brawl forces a premature end to the Pacers’ 97-82 win.

2006 – Jaromir Jagr becomes the 16th NHL player with 600 goals when he scores in the first period of the New York Rangers’ 4-1 win over Tampa Bay.

2009 – South African runner Caster Semenya retains her 800m gold medal from the World Championships and her gender test results are kept confidential.

2011 – Baylor’s Robert Griffin III passes 479 yards and four TDs, including a 34-yarder, to Terrance Williams by 8 seconds, and the 25th-ranked Bears beat No. 5 Oklahoma for the first time 45-38. The Bears were 0-20 against the Sooners.

2018 – Jared Goff tosses a 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald Everett to put the go at 1:49 and the Los Angeles Rams pass the Kansas City Chiefs for a 54-51 win. Patrick Mahomes has a career-high 478 yards with six touchdown passes for the Chiefs. This is the third highest scoring game ever played.

2018 — Rutgers holds Eastern Michigan to an NCAA-record low four first-half points in a 63-36 win. The Scarlet Knights set an NCAA Division I men’s basketball record for points allowed in a half. The half-time score is 31:4.

2019 – LeBron James had 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 to become the first player in NBA history to record a triple-double against all 30 franchises.

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