Today in Sports – The Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0

1904 — Fullback Sam McAllester secures a 7-0 victory for Tennessee over Alabama with an unconventional touchdown. McAllester, donning a wide leather belt equipped with handles on the sides, is thrown multiple times by two teammates over the line of scrimmage, ultimately contributing the sole touchdown of the game.

1927 — The inaugural presentation of the “Golden Egg Trophy” takes place during the Thanksgiving Day Egg Bowl clash. Mississippi emerges victorious with a 20-12 win over Mississippi State (then Mississippi A&M).

1949 — In a marathon National Basketball League (NBL) contest, the Syracuse Nationals narrowly defeat the Anderson Packers 125-123 in an astounding five overtimes.

1949 — Quarterback Joe Paterno leads Brown to a remarkable comeback, overcoming a 26-7 third-quarter deficit by scoring 34 points in the final 17 minutes to secure a 41-26 victory against Colgate.

1957 — Cleveland Browns’ rookie Jim Brown showcases an extraordinary performance by rushing for 232 yards and scoring four touchdowns, leading to a 45-31 triumph over the Los Angeles Rams.

1960 — Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors makes NBA history by setting a record with 55 rebounds in a closely contested 132-129 loss to the Boston Celtics.

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