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This date in sports history

THIS DATE IN SPORTS

1916: Georgia Tech beats Cumberland 222-0 in the most lopsided college football game in history.

1970: Willie Shoemaker wins his 6,033rd race to pass Johnny Longden as the winningest jockey. His first race was won April 20, 1949.

1984: Walter Payton breaks Jim Brown's career rushing mark of 12,312 yards and Brown's career mark of 58 100-yard rushing games in a 20-7 victory over New Orleans. Payton breaks the record on Chicago's second play from scrimmage in the second half.

1993: Nebraska coach Tom Osborne wins his 200th game as the Cornhuskers beat Oklahoma State 27-13.

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