On This Day

January 22, 2006 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • AFC Championship, Mile High Stadium, Denver: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Denver Broncos, 34-17

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Kobe Bryant scores 81 points in a 122-104 Lakers victory over the Toronto Raptors; second-highest game total in NBA history, behind only Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game (1962)

NBA Guard Kobe Bryant
NBA Guard
Kobe Bryant
  • NFC Championship, Qwest Stadium, Seattle: Seattle Seahawks beat Carolina Panthers, 34-14