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THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY: March 13

1894 – Englishman J.L. Johnstone invents the starting gate for horse racing.

1960 – The Chicago Cardinals of the NFL move to St. Louis.

1961 – Floyd Patterson knocks out Ingemar Johansson in the sixth round to retain the world heavyweight title.

1998 – Valpo’s Bryce Drew hits a leaning three-pointer as the clock expires, giving the Crusaders a 70-69 upset over Mississippi in the first round of the NCAA tournament,

2007 – Dallas Stars forward Mike Modano becomes just the second American-born player to score 500 career goals.

2012 – BYU executes the largest comeback in NCAA men’s basketball tournament history, coming back from 25 points down to beat Iona.

2020 – Augusta National announces that the Masters will be postponed due to COVID.

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