Nov. 27

1966 — The Washington Redskins set an NFL regular-season record for most points scored in a 72-41 victory over the New York Giants. Both teams also set records with 16 TDs and 113 total points.

1980 — Dave Williams returns Eddie Murray's overtime opening kickoff 95 yards to give the Chicago Bears a 23-17 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day. The Bears had tied the game with no time remaining in regulation.

1994 — Joe Montana of the Kansas City Chiefs becomes the fifth quarterback to surpass 40,000 passing yards in a 10-9 loss at Seattle.

1998 — Texas' Ricky Williams becomes the leading rusher in Division I-A history, breaking Tony Dorsett's record set 22 years earlier.

2002 — Michael Finley has his way against the league's best defensive team scoring a career-high 42 as the unbeaten Dallas Mavericks (14-0) come within one victory of making NBA history with a 102-82 win over the Detroit Pistons.