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Posted on: Friday, January 15, 2010

On this date: 1967 Green Bay Packers rout Kansas City Chiefs in first Super Bowl


Associated Press

Jan. 15

1967 The NFL's Green Bay Packers open the Super Bowl series by defeating the Kansas City Chiefs of the AFL, 35-10.

1972 Joe Frazier knocks out Terry Daniels in the fourth round at New Orleans to retain the world heavyweight title.

1978 The Dallas Cowboys take advantage of eight Denver turnovers en route to a 27-10 victory over the Broncos in the Super Bowl. Butch Johnson's diving catch in the end zone completes a 45-yard touchdown pass from Roger Staubach and puts the Cowboys ahead 20-3 in the third quarter.

1990 Golden State coach Don Nelson becomes the second man in NBA history to appear in 1,000 games as a player and coach as the Warriors drop a 144-105 decision to the Indiana Pacers. Lenny Wilkens was the first to accomplish the feat.

1994 Ricky Watters of San Francisco scores an NFL postseason-record five touchdowns as the 49ers beat the New York Giants 44-3.

1995 San Diego linebacker Dennis Gibson twice knocks down passes in the end zone the last one on fourth down to preserve the Chargers' biggest NFL victory, a 17-13 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC championship.

1997 Patrick Lalime becomes the first goalie since NHL expansion in 1967 to open his career with a 15-game unbeaten streak as Pittsburgh beats Hartford 3-0.

2000 The Jacksonville Jaguars steamroll their way into the history books and the AFC championship game. In the second-most overpowering playoff performance ever, the Jaguars rout the Miami Dolphins 62-7. The 55-point margin is the second-largest in playoff history.

2001 Peace College beats Bennett College 98-3 in women's college basketball as Bennett sets an NCAA Division III women's record for fewest points scored.

2004 Michelle Wie shoots a 2-over 72, leaving the 14-year-old nine strokes behind the leader after one round at the PGA Sony Open in Honolulu. She is believed to be the youngest player ever on the PGA Tour.

2005 Michelle Kwan wins her ninth title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, tying Maribel Vinson for the career record.

2006 Italian Giorgio Rocca wins his fifth consecutive slalom race, joining Alberto Tomba, Ingemar Stenmark and Marc Girardelli as the only men to accomplish the feat in a single season.

2007 Gilbert Arenas makes a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a 51-point performance in Washington's 114-111 victory over Utah.