Sept. 5

1994 — San Francisco's Jerry Rice catches a pair of scoring passes and runs in a 23-yard reverse to become the NFL's career touchdown leader with 127.

1998 — Mark McGwire becomes the third player in baseball history to reach 60 home runs, as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0. He joins Babe Ruth and Roger Maris with 60 homers in a single season.

2002 — There are no medals for the United States at the basketball World Championships. In yet another stunning outcome, Yugoslavia comes back from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter and defeats the U.S. team 81-78. After going 58-0 using NBA players in international competitions, the Americans lose two straight.

2007 — Alicia Sacramone's floor routine rallies the United States to the world women's gymnastics title in Stuttgart, Germany. The Americans finish with 184.4 points, beating defending champion China by 0.95 points for their second world title, and the first won on foreign soil.