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1913 – Jim Thorpe relinquishes his Olympic gold medals won in 1912 after it is discovered he played professional baseball.
1997 – The Packers defeat the New England Patriots 35-21 to win Super Bowl XXXI. Kick returner Desmond Howard is named MVP after returning a kick for a touchdown.
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