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Posted on: Thursday, January 14, 2010

On this date: 1973 Miami Dolphins become the only undefeated team in NFL history


Associated Press

Jan. 14

1943 Montreal's Alex Smart scores three goals in his first NHL game and leads the Canadiens to a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Black Hawks.

1962 Margaret Smith wins her third straight Australian Open with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Jan Lehane.

1968 The Green Bay Packers win their second straight Super Bowl. The game draws the first $3 million gate in football history. Bart Starr, the game's MVP, completes 13 of 24 passes for 202-yards.

1973 The Miami Dolphins, who went 14-0 in the regular season and won two playoff games, beat the Washington Redskins 14-7 in the Super Bowl to become the only undefeated team in NFL history.

1990 Joe Montana sets an NFL record when he tosses his 30th and 31st career postseason touchdown passes as the San Francisco 49ers beat the Los Angeles Rams 30-3 in the NFC championship game. Terry Bradshaw had thrown 30.

1990 John Elway passes for 385 yards and three touchdowns as the Denver Broncos advance to their fourth Super Bowl with a 37-21 victory over the Cleveland Browns in the AFC Championship.

2000 Jock Callander of the Cleveland Lumberjacks sets an IHL scoring record during the team's 5-4 victory over Houston. Callander's goal gives him 1,383 career points to break the 30-year-old record previously held by Len Thornson.

2001 Led by Kerry Collins' five touchdown passes, the New York Giants reach their first Super Bowl in a decade with a 41-0 romp past the hapless Minnesota Vikings the biggest rout in NFC championship history.

2003 Pat Summitt becomes the first women's college basketball coach to win 800 Division I games when her Tennessee Lady Vols beat DePaul 76-57.

2006 Johnny Weir wins his third straight title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and Sasha Cohen takes the women's division.

2007 Julia Mancuso and Lindsey Kildow capture the top two places in a World Cup super-combi and Resi Stiegler just misses making it an American sweep in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria. The 1-2-4 finish is a first for American women in a World Cup alpine skiing event.