This Day in Sports His­tory

Texarkana Gazette - - SPORTS -

Nov. 10

1940—The Pitts­burgh Steel­ers beat the Philadel­phia Ea­gles 7-3 in a penalty free game at Forbes Field. Philadel­phia’s Ge­orge Somers hits a 36-yard field goal in the first quar­ter. Co­ley McDonough of the Steel­ers scores on a one-yard rush in the third quar­ter.

1945—Top-ranked Army shuts out No. 2 Notre Dame 48-0 at Yan­kee Sta­dium. Glenn Davis scores three touch­downs and Doc Blanchard scores two, while the Cadets roll up 441 yards to the Ir­ish’s 184.

1963—Don Mered­ith of the Dal­las Cow­boys passes for 460 yards and three touch­downs in a 31-24 loss to the San Fran­cisco 49ers.

1974—Hernri Richard and Gut Lafleur score two goals apiece to lead the Mon­treal Cana­di­ens to an 11-1 over the Wash­ing­ton Cap­i­tals. Jack Egers gets the Cap­i­tals only goal.

1978—Larry Holmes knocks out Al­fredo Evan­ge­lista in the sev­enth round to re­tain the WBC heavy­weight ti­tle in Las Ve­gas.

1990—The Phoenix Suns shat­ter the NBA record with 107 points in the first half of a 173-143 vic­tory over the Den­ver Nuggets.

2013—Marc Mar­quez be­comes the first rookie in 35 years to win the Mo­toGP cham­pi­onship af­ter pro­tect­ing his points lead in the Va­len­cia Grand Prix. Need­ing a top-four fin­ish to se­cure the ti­tle, the 20-year-old Mar­quez fin­ishes third on his Honda be­hind race win­ner and de­fend­ing cham­pion Jorge Lorenzo. The last rookie to win the ti­tle was Amer­i­can Kenny Roberts in 1978.

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