On this date: 2004 — Texas Tech hands Nebraska its worst football loss ever, 70-10
1943 — Bob Hoernschemeyer throws six touchdown passes, an NCAA record for a freshman, as Indiana beats Nebraska 54-13.
1982 — Al Del Greco kicks six field goals for all of Auburn's points in an 18-3 triumph over Kentucky.
1983 — Buffalo's Joe Ferguson passes for 419 yards and five touchdowns in an 38-35 overtime win against Miami. Uwe Von Schamann of the Dolphins misses two field goals in the overtime and Joe Danelo ends the game with a 36-yard field goal.
1991 — The San Jose Sharks chalk up their first NHL victory as they beat the Calgary Flames 4-3.
1993 — An NHL record crowd of 27,227 watches Florida goalie John Vanbiesbrouck stop 36 Tampa Bay shots in a 2-0 Panthers win, spoiling the Lightning's home opener at the ThunderDome.
1993 — Minnesota's Scott Eckers passes for 402 yards and a school-record six touchdowns in his first collegiate start as the Gophers beat Purdue 59-56.
1993 — Carey Bender rushes 33 times for 417 yards, setting an NCAA all-division single-game rushing record, in Coe's 69-7 Division III victory over Grinnell.
1997 — Dean Smith retires as North Carolina's basketball coach after 36 years, national championships in 1982 and 1993, and more victories than anyone else. Smith, 879-254, took the Tar Heels to his 11th Final Four last season and his 13th ACC tournament title.
1998 — Lindsay Davenport claims the No. 1 ranking, ending Martina Hingis' 80-week reign at the top of women's tennis after Hingis lost in the quarterfinals of the Porsche GP to Belgium's Dominique Van Roost.
2004 — Texas Tech beats Nebraska 70-10, the worst loss in the Cornhuskers' storied 114-year history.
2004 — Notre Dame becomes the second Division I-A team to win 800 games with a 23-15 win over Stanford.
2004 — Texas loses to Oklahoma 12-0, getting shut out for the first time in 282 games and ending the longest streak in the country.
2005 — Lindsay Davenport earns her 50th career title with a 6-2, 6-4 victory against Amelie Mauresmo at the Porsche Grand Prix. The American is the 10th player to reach that milestone.
2005 — Chris Burke hits a home run in the bottom of the 18th inning and Roger Clemens pitches three scoreless innings of relief in Houston's 7-6, series-ending victory over Atlanta in the NLDS. The longest postseason game in history takes 5 hours, 50 minutes to complete.