Events in Sport on November 24

  • 1897 Canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union forms in Kingston
  • 1934 CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia beats Regina, 20-12 at Toronto
  • 1938 National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball
  • 1949 Syracuse Nationals beat Anderson Packers, 125-123 in 5 OTs
  • 1951 39th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 21-14
  • 1953 Dodgers sign Walter Alston to a 1-year pact as manager for 1954
  • 1956 44th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 50-27

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1957 Cleveland Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown

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1960 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record)

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1964 30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)
  • 1964 Cards' 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
  • 1970 36th Heisman Trophy Award: Jim Plunkett, Stanford (QB)
  • 1971 Braves catcher-infielder Earl Williams, wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1974 62nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7
  • 1974 24th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • 1976 NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28 game road losing streak
  • 1979 Kings' Charley Simmer fails on 8th penalty shot against Islanders

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1982 Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 1983 Test Cricket debut of Richie Richardson for the West Indies vs India in Bombay
  • 1985 73rd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24
  • 1986 Wrestler John Tatum charged with possession of marijuana

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1989 Sachin Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty aged 16 years 214 days, a record

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 1991 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
  • 1991 After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21

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1991 Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • 1996 84th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Edmonton, 43-37 at Hamilton
  • 1996 Karrie Webb wins ITT LPGA Tour Championship
  • 1996 Mashonaland defeat Matabeleland to win the Logan Cricket Cup
  • 1996 Mohammad Wasim scores 109 on Test Cricket debut, Pakistan v NZ Lahore
  • 1996 Rookie Karrie Webb wins LPGA Tour Championship
  • 2002 90th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 25-16
  • 2007 72nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 17-10 in Auburn
  • 2012 The continued NHL lockout results in all games to December 14 being cancelled
  • 2012 77th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 49-0 in Tuscaloosa
  • 2013 101st CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 45-23

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2013 64th Formula One WDC: Sebastian Vettel wins by 155 points

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel