On This Day

December 25, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Longest NFL game (82m40s) as Dolphins beat Chiefs 27-24

Birthdays in Sport

  • Marlon Forbes, American football cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Terry Vaughn, American CFL receiver (1006 career receptions, 1st in CFL history to reach 1,000; Grey Cup 1998, 2003), born in Sumter, South Carolina