1915 – Ty Cobb steals his 96th base of the season, setting a record that would last until 1962.
1921 – The Yankees beat the Giants 3-0 in the first World Series game broadcast on the radio.
1932 – The Detroit Falcons officially changed their name to the Detroit Red Wings.
1985 – Eddie Robinson becomes the winningest coach in college football history as Grambling beats Prairie View 27-7, giving the coach his 324th career victory.
1991 – Fresno State ties an NCAA football record for most points in a game in their 94-17 victory over New Mexico.
1994 – The NBA makes a rule change – moving its three-point distance closer to a uniform of 22 feet to assist offensive scoring.
2001 – Barry Bonds breaks Mark McGwire’s record for home runs in a single season by hitting his 71st homer of the year.
2002 – For the first time in the 42-year history of the franchise, the Anaheim Angels win a playoff series as they beat the Yankees in the ALDS 3-1.
2004 – Scottie Pippen announces his retirement from the NBA.
2006 – Brendan Shanahan, then with the New York Rangers, becomes the 15th player in NHL history to score 600 goals.
2014 – The Cleveland Browns erase a 25-point deficit to beat the Tennessee Titans 29-28 in Tennessee. It is the largest comeback in NFL history by a road team.
2014 – Peyton Manning throws the 500th career touchdown pass against the Arizona Cardinals.